Android Users’ Security and Privacy At Risk From Shadowy Ecosystem of Pre-Installed Software, Study Warns

Researchers behind a large-scale independent study of pre-installed Android apps “unearthed a complex ecosystem of players with a primary focus on advertising and ‘data-driven services’ — which they argue the average Android user is likely to be unaware of (while also likely lacking the ability to uninstall/evade the baked in software’s privileged access to data and resources themselves),” reports TechCrunch.

Link: Android Users’ Security and Privacy At Risk From Shadowy Ecosystem of Pre-Installed Software, Study Warns
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