Pokemon Go has become a worldwide phenomenon, however researchers have already spotted a malicious version of the game out in the wild.
If you downloaded the game from the App Store or Google Play Store, you’re safe from the malware. On the other hand, if you happened to download the game from a third-party source for your Android device, you might want to make sure it’s a safe version
There are a few ways to make sure that you didn’t accidentally download a hacked version of the game. First of all, you should really only download apps from the App Store or the Google Play Store. Even if you didn’t, however, there’s still a way to check that the game is safe. Simply go to Settings, then press on Apps. Next, scroll down to Pokemon Go, tap it, then tap on App Permissions. The permissions given to the app should line up with the permissions you see below.