Android apps are invading your privacy

We have heard it a lot of times, and this time Wall Street Journal has done a serious big study to find out which popular Android/iPhone apps are breaching our privacy and transferring data to third parties.

Some of the known apps on Android invading privacy include Movies by Flixter, Shazam, and Pandora.

Apps Transmitting Most Data:

  • Alchemy
  • Movies by Flixter
  • Shazam
  • Pandora
  • The Coupons App
  • Paper Toss

Apps that do not transfer any data

  • Advanced Task Killer Pro
  • Fishin’2 Go
  • Labyrinth
  • Ringdroid
  • Solitaire
  • Youtube

You can find more on the results here, and the methodology here.


Post Author: Gaurav Shukla

Gaurav Shukla is the editor of AndroidOS.in. If you'd like to reach him, drop an email at 'gaurav@androidos.in' or connect with him on Twitter (@gauravshukla).

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