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Privacy-Friendly Android Apps For Every Day Activities

There are countless invasive apps collecting sensitive information from you via your phone. If you’re sick of that, there are more privacy-friendly alternatives. Just bear in mind that I can’t guarantee the following apps are private, I am simply using my best judgement to pick the least invasive apps. I always recommend checking the permissions…

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Understanding Android Permissions: An Android Security Guide

Android phones have privileges and permissions that control which areas of your phone a given app can access. There are permissions that you — the user can turn off, and there are also mandatory permissions that you are not allowed to disable (this is a failure to respect users’ preferences, but that’s a topic for…

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Android Triada Hack, WhatsApp, And Other Crucial Security News

Another month, more security vulnerabilities and hacking incidents! This article won’t cover them all, but it does cover a few major security-related incidents and vulnerabilities you need to be aware of. WhatsApp Hack WhatsApp users need to update to the latest version, as data-stealing malware can be injected onto your device via a phone call…

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Easy Ways To Enhance Your Privacy On Android

Your mobile phone is a gold mine of information for app developers, marketers, and unfortunately hackers, but not everyone wants to be tracked. Android does provide permissions to control access to your camera, microphone, photos, contacts, precise (GPS) location among other things. However it is difficult to give up the features offered by apps. Some…