Android warning: Trying to stop hackers infecting your phone could make attacks even WORSE

Mobile apps can send user location data every 2 seconds, and in some cases, more than 14,000 times per day to various companies. Paris-based data broker Teemo offers $4 per thousand users per month. If only of Security Master’s 500 million users were active, it would earn $20,000 every month. It’s also worth noting that six of these apps are based in China, where the strict data protection laws found in the USA and especially in the European Union are nowhere to be found.

Link: Android warning: Trying to stop hackers infecting your phone could make attacks even WORSE
via http://www.express.co.uk

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