Posts Tagged 'android'
Today, most of us depend on our mobile phones and see it as a necessity in our everyday lives. Smartphones (and tablets) have provided us with a convenient way to communicate, socialize, work, take pictures, have our address book on hand, shop and even bank online. But we often forget that our smartphones are more […]
Photo and video editing apps are on the rise with mobile device owners. In fact, according to a poll by Flickr, 43% of people use their mobile phones as their primary camera. And with so many photo editing and voice recording apps out there, it can be difficult to keep track of who and what […]
Ahh, the good old days—when flashlights were simple, handheld devices, used to help light your way… Not light producing mobile apps tracking your every move. The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released a statement announcing that Goldenshores Technologies, LLC—makers of the “Brightest Flashlight” app for Android, deceived tens of millions of users by collecting location […]
In two recent blogs, McAfee Labs described Japanese and Korean Android apps on Google Play that steal a mobile device’s phone number. We have now found two more Japanese chat apps that show similar behavior. These two apps have been downloaded between 10,000 and 50,000 times each. The developers of these apps have manipulated the […]