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Pokémon Go is a big security risk to your Google account

The smash launch of Pokémon Go has seen Ninetendo's market cap rise to $28 billion, which is a jump of nine billion dollars. The church installed a charging station saying, "Jesus!" But I don't know anything about Niantic's security policies.

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Pokemon GO Projected to Beat Twitter in Daily Activity

The more kids play the game, the more they go out and become exposed to bad elements. "It gets me out when I normally wouldn't be", said player Alex Smith, who was out playing the game on his lunch break. The easy way to get Pokemon Go at this time therefore is to install the APK installer for Android , and changing the region for the iOS users.

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Pokemon GO Is Getting An Update Very Soon

Pokemon Go is displayed on a cell phone in Los Angeles on Friday, July 8, 2016. In case you have questions about how to keep yourself safe , LawNewz.com will be holding a Facebook live to answer your questions about how to protect yourself while playing the game.

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Pokemon Go adds $7.5 billion to Nintendo market value

Through the app, people nearby can see where players are gathered to play. But having full access to a Google account goes over and beyond the call of duty. In fact, as Gizmodo points out, a surprising number of pokestops in the U.S. are located at abortion memorials. The app does state to be alert at all times and aware of your surroundings, but it's up to you to do so.

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Amid frenzy, Pokemon Go leads to robberies and injuries

However, Pokemon Go only accesses basic Google profile information [specifically, your User ID and email address] and no other Google account information is or has been collected. You have to buy coins to get these in-game items. The crew supposedly used the app to anticipate where they might find unsuspecting victims making pilgrimage to a PokeStop, which are tied to real-world locations, like churches and local monuments.

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Muggers used Pokemon Go to lure victims, police say

They are, essentially, how the industry stays afloat. Users in countries like the United Kingdom have been able to play Pokémon Go already, but only by skirting official channels. A lot of them revolve around the data Pokemon Go and Niantic Labs, the game's maker, have access to once you sign up. Muggers aren't the only threat to Pokemon Go players.