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Mobile Apps Quietly Steal Your Privacy

If you think you were safe using Mobile Apps, think again. Studies have shown that some apps infringe on the users privacy.  You would think it’s because of malware, but its not.  They are alot of concerns from apps that are sharing information that people aren’t aware of.  There are also app the have not been built securely.

Its been revealed that the authentication credentials for some apps are being stored on the backup file in clear text.  This allows anyone who has a backup of your phone to view that info in plain text.

People think that if they downloaded it from the store it is safe.  They are far from the truth.

 

Mobile Apps Quietly Steal Your Privacy – Security – Mobile Security – Informationweek.

 

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