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Authorities Warn Of Apps That Help Hide Photos

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The app is called HiCalculator. At first glance it looks like a calculator used to assist in math homework, But really instead of typing in a math problem the keyboard is used for a pass code to access the photo bank. The app is called HiCalculator. At first glance it looks like a calculator used to assist in math homework, But really instead of typing in a math problem the keyboard is used for a pass code to access the photo bank.

Many kids want privacy from parents when comes to cell phones, especially with pictures and videos. But here's a warning to parents, there's now an app to help kids hide inappropriate images.

Think of this app as if it's in disguise. What looks like a homework helper is really helping kids hide inappropriate photos and videos.

The app is called HiCalculator. At first glance, it looks like a calculator used to assist in math homework. But really, instead of typing in a math problem, the keyboard is used for a pass code to access the photo bank.

Now this is just one of many apps that help hide pictures. Simply go to the app store on your smart phone and search the word secret and you can see the whole list.

The main tip here comes from the Arkansas Attorney General. She said to educate your kid, you need to educate yourself.

"A parent would not let their child get into a car with someone they don't know, they wouldn't let them spend the night with someone they don't know. So, why are parents allowing their children to talk to people on the internet that they don't know," said Leslie Rutledge, Arkansas Attorney General.

Rutledge also advises having a conversation with your child is the best thing to do.

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