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Some of the most aggressive Android apps are programs purporting to be affiliated with popular franchises such as Facebook and Zynga, Bit9 found.

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Some of the most aggressive Android apps are programs purporting to be affiliated with popular franchises such as Facebook and Zynga, Bit9 found.

100,000 Android Apps Collect Too Much Data, Security Firm Finds

That Angry Birds wallpaper app you’ve downloaded is doing more than decorating your smartphone screen — in the background, it’s also accessing your device’s GPS data, which tracks your location. As unseemly as that sounds, it’s not uncommon. Security firm...

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