Nearly Half of Popular Android Apps Built With High-Risk Components

Information leakage and applications asking for too many permissions were also major issues, according to a survey of more than 3,300 popular mobile applications. The software-security firm analyzed the most popular Android apps in 18 categories — including gaming, financial, and productivity apps — finding that 98% used open source code, with an average of 20 components per application.

Link: Nearly Half of Popular Android Apps Built With High-Risk Components
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