Infographic: How Mobile Apps Invade Your Privacy

Combine the rapid adoption of mobile devices with the behavior of some companies developing applications for them, and what do you get? A pocket-sized, portable privacy liability. Veracode explores the consequences of rampant data-mining and the importance of finding the balance between function and privacy in this infographic published today.

Combine the rapid adoption of mobile devices with the behavior of some companies developing applications for them, and what do you get? A pocket-sized, portable privacy liability. Veracode explores the consequences of rampant data-mining and the importance of finding the balance between function and privacy in this infographic published today. The moral of the story, though, is this: if you aren’t allowed to change an app’s privacy or sharing options then you shouldn’t keep that app on your device.

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  • Anonymous on

    How do I delete Apps that are pre-installed? Like FaceBook.

  • Anonymous on

    preinstalled carrier Apps cannot be deleted/ uninstalled.   only way currently is to root your phone and install a stock Rom or an improved ROM.

    stripped of Carrier bloatware.. 

     

     

     

     

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