App Trojans on Your Phone

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Be careful out there!  This is not limited to the Flashlight app discussed in this video.  Nearly every app you download on your cell is loaded with permissions they neither need or use, and they ALL hold the potential for misuse by cybercrooks.

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This report specifically references Google Apps – top 10 flashlight apps.  Your flashlight app could be spying on you.  What about the other apps on your phone?  The odds are Yes.  And the privacy document does not protect you.  It protects the software publisher.

If your phone has been acting funny with GPS and other apps, it could be your flashlight app including Malware that is accessed from China, India and Russia!

Pay attention to the permissions you allow.  At the very end of the video – some crucial info about file size.