Sara Goldenberg reports on research by the Baldwin University MOPS (mobile privacy and security) Research Group. The group’s research was led by Brian Krupp, and was reported in SPEProxy: Enforcing Fine Grained Security and Privacy Controls on Unmodified Mobile Devices.
These apps were the top sellers (translation: worst offenders) among the apps the group studied when it came to selling your information:
So no more using Weather Channel for me, I guess, until I check into this more. I was not really a user of the other apps they report. Hopefully you’ll take a look at their list and see whether you need to change any of your app usage, too.
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