Smartphone apps are sending your data to China

Nakedsecurity.Sophos - Smartphone apps can access some pretty personal and intimate information. This ranges from phone numbers and email addresses to GPS coordinates, to name a few.

It would be reasonable to assume that data collected is limited to assisting an app with its functionality. However, this doesn't always seem to be the case

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Soldierone2411d ago

As stupid as this is, shouldn't we be mad no regulations are being enforced? No reason these apps should access this informaiton, Google and Apple should be protecting that.

Not only that I don't keep personal data on my phone. Beyond phone numbers they won't get much, and even then there are dozens of apps to help with advertisments and spam.