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Smartphone apps track users even when shut down, Battery removal will NOT help

 
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09/03/2012 10:23 PM
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Smartphone apps track users even when shut down, Battery removal will NOT help
Some smartphone apps collect and transmit sensitive information stored on a phone, including location, contacts, and Web browsing histories, even when the apps are not being used by the phone’s owner, according to two researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

[link to bostonglobe.com]

Aww you love "angry birds" to bad it spied on you even when you don't play.





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