Android Apps Caught Sending Private Data to Advertisers

Hot Hardware: A study using an application called "TaintDroid: An Information-Flow Tracking System for Realtime Privacy Monitoring on Smartphones," conducted by Intel Labs, Penn State Univesity, and Duke University found that a number of Android apps were sending user data, including location, back to advertisers. In fact, the study found, one-half, or 15 out of 30 of the apps tested, shared some private data.

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fatstarr4381d ago

hmm thats gonna be bad for google. cant trust anything now a days.