Malicious Mobile Apps

Granted, you get a mobile phone, and one of the first things you think about is downloading apps for fun, socializing, or even an enhanced quality of life.

Thing is, there are legitimate apps that do what you think they’ll do, and ones that will  create heartache and discontent ’cause someone has taken advantage Android’s open-source status. These apps may steal money and personal information, and quite possible ruin your Holiday Season.

A great article about this problem appeared in WIRED, with more in-depth information about the whys, hows, and what you can to to protect yourself. Take a look:

Malicious Apps Downloaded Outside Of Google Play

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