Android apps are collecting user data even after being denied permission

A new research study revealed that more than 1,000 Android apps available in Google Play Store violated permissions to steal private data such as messages, call logs, photos and more. Researchers from UC Berkeley’s International Computer Science Institute (ICSI), which produced the research, tested 88,000 apps from the U.S. Google Play Store, and found that 1,325 apps collected information regarding geolocation data and phone identifiers.

Link: Android apps are collecting user data even after being denied permission
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