Here’s why you need to think twice before giving any app access to info stored on your phone | #ESC_LLC #SmartPhone #App | Security researchers recommend one should think twice before granting permissions to apps, especially if they are not needed for the app to work (hindustantimes). https://wp.me/p97JNV-1wX
Giving each and every app access to personal information stored on Android smartphones such as your contacts, call history, SMS and photos may put you in trouble as bad actors can easily use these access to spy on you, send spam messages and make calls anywhere at your expense or even sign you up for a premium “service”, researchers from cybersecity firm Kaspersky have warned.
But one can restrict access to such information as Android lets you configure app permissions. Giving an app any of these permissions generally means… (read more)