Think twice before giving apps access to info stored on phone

Think twice before giving apps access to info stored on phone

Giving each and every app access to personal information stored on Android smartphones such as your contacts, call history, SMS and photos may put you in trouble as bad actors can easily use these access to spy on you, send spam messages and make calls anywhere at your expense or even sign you up for a premium "service", researchers from cybersecity firm Kaspersky have warned. But one can restrict access to such information as Android lets you configure app permissions.

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