Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Saturday November 14, 2015

Analysis Of Apps Permissions In The Google Play Store

The PRC delved into the Android library to find out just what the average app is attempting to access on your phone. Why does a flashlight app need access to your contact list, again?

Of the 235 total permissions most (165) were related to allowing apps to access hardware functions of the device such as controlling the vibration function, while 70 allowed apps to access some kind of personal information.