Android Apps Collect Your Data Without Permission, Report Finds

Thousands of Android apps can bypass permissions and gather enough data to track and identify your phone, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Calgary, UC Berkley, and the IMDEA Networks Institute in Spain discovered that apps can circumvent app permissions using covert and side channels.

Link: Android Apps Collect Your Data Without Permission, Report Finds
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