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BEWARE! These apps can steal your personal information

  • Dailybhaskar.com
  • Jan 17, 2013, 16:52 PM IST
BEWARE! These apps can steal your personal information
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Mobile phones are the latest entrant in the land of security threat. More and more people today are using their smart-phones to access their emails, save personal data and records, access their banks. But, smartphone security has not been considered important as the security in personal computers. We have been hearing the news of infected apps on the Android play store.

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University studied 100 most popular apps downloaded in the Google Play store to find apps which pick your information.

Click Next to know about some of these apps which might be stealing your information.

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Angry Birds, one of the most popular game apps designed by Rovio has been found taking location details. We checked the permission details which say that this application has access to “get your approximate location”. 

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