Your iPhone Apps Can Look at Your Contacts

Think that the threat of spyware on your iPhone is minuscule? Think again. A recent study by Lookout—a security firm—found that 14% of free iOS-compatible software on Apple’s iTunes store is capable of looking at your contact information. Terrifying isn’t it? While the UNIX core that makes up the Apple’s iOS definitely has a number of ...

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20% of Android Apps could be Spyware?

Ok so I’m a little late on this one but I figured that I can bring this to the attention of any other Android users that might have missed it. Androids have apps, just as Apple has apps. Apple has about 200k Android has around 48k. Pretty big difference in numbers there, but there is ...

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The New Threat: Malicious Apps on Your Smartphone

Getting into the new app craze on your smartphone? Be careful. Since BlackBerry does not have a unified app store (or forces you to shop theirs), the possibility of malicious apps getting onto your phone is real. The apps do not even need to hack your phone or exploit the system software to do real ...

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