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Researchers at Penn State University Unveil Firmware to Track Android Apps Leaking Private Data

Researchers at Penn State University Unveil Firmware to Track Android Apps Leaking Private Data

A yet to be presented paper, titled ‘TaintDroid: An Information-Flow Tracking System for Realtime Privacy Monitoring on Smartphones’ revealed just how much private data third party apps on smartphones mine and then send to ad sites. Despite efforts by Google, developers of the Android platform, to curb this sort of …