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

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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