FBI says Russian FaceApp is 'potential counterintelligence threat'
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  • 07:44 03 December 2019

FBI says Russian FaceApp is 'potential counterintelligence threat'

The Federal Bureau of Investigation considers any mobile app developed in Russia to be a “potential counterintelligence threat,” it said on Monday, responding to a U.S. lawmaker’s query about face-editing photo app FaceApp, APA reports quoting  Reuters.

The viral smartphone app saw a surge in popularity this year due to a filter that ages photos of users’ faces.

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