Android Apps Leaking Sensitive Data Found on Google Play With 6 Million U.S. Downloads


Table 1. Largest Android apps analyzed by Unit 42 that collect private information, in order by the number of downloads in Google Play in the U.S. While not a definitive violation of Google’s policy for Android apps, the collection of identifiers, such as the IMSI or MAC address, is discouraged based on Android’s best practice guide .Read MoreSecurity News