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Your App Permissions Could Be Taking Advantage of Your Data

08
May
2014

Every time you install an application onto your phone, youre asked to allow that app certain permissions: to use your camera, track your location, view your contacts, and more. On both platforms, however, the information requires that you give permission to that access, thus reading the small print before clicking install is a must! After youve installed applications, some of them might ask you to sign in with Facebook, Google, Twitter or another platform. Depending on the app, some information is logical to give. Amar recommends that you ask the question Why are they asking for access to this specific piece of personal information? before you press accept. However, some permissions are not so obvious, and those are the ones to be weary of.

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