Dangers of Free Apps


What is the price of privacy? Some people covet it while others do not give it a moments thought. The words Social Media do not depict a picture of privacy, both words scream out public interaction.
As more interesting apps are created so does the danger of advertisers, marketers, and information gatherers will get a hold of your private information your tablet or your phone contains.Michael Santos, who wrote a blog Are you Aware of the Dangers lurking in Free Apps.

When downloading an app, do you ever read the blurb about the permissions asked for?
If not, you should. You maybe giving away your information for a silly game. There was recently a lot of activity on the permissions that was asked for on flashlight apps.  It seemed that a lot of the permissions asked for were pertinent, for example why would a flashlight app need to see your…

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