Contact-tracing apps: Android phones were leaking sensitive data, find researchers

Not all apps can read system logs; but in Android, Google allows some hardware manufacturers, network operators and commercial partners to pre-install “privileged” apps. Part of the privilege is access to system logs. . In any stock Xiaomi Redmi Note for example, 54 apps are allowed to read system logs, while this is the case of 89 apps in a Samsung Galaxy A11.

Link: Contact-tracing apps: Android phones were leaking sensitive data, find researchers
via http://www.zdnet.com

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