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 April 1, 2011  Posted by  Business, Surveillance

Gregg Keizer reports:

A malicious Android app that shamed users for pirating software transmitted personal information to a URL controlled by the legitimate app’s developer, a security company said today.

The developer of “Walk and Text,” the app whose code was recompiled and re-released on unauthorized online stores, denied the claim by AVAST Software, an anti-virus firm based in Prague.

Read more on Computerworld.

This really has been a week of he said/he said controversies, hasn’t it? Hassan/Samsung, CNN/Google, and now this.

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