Friday, March 02, 2012

Et Tu, Google? Android Apps Can Also Secretly Copy Photos - NYTimes.com

Thanks for the memories

It turns out that Google, maker of the Android mobile operating system, takes it one step further. Android apps do not need permission to get a user’s photos, and as long as an app has the right to go to the Internet, it can copy those photos to a remote server without any notice, according to developers and mobile security experts. It is not clear whether any apps that are available for Android devices are actually doing this.

Et Tu, Google? Android Apps Can Also Secretly Copy Photos - NYTimes.com

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