Posted 12/06/2013 at 3:58 PM
Posted 3 years ago
The FTC has revealed that the developer of the Brightest Flashlight app has amassed sensitive information from millions upon millions of users from the Android database in a sneaky way.
The millions in possession of the Brightest Flashlight app have been duped by GoldenShores Technologies who have stolen their location and ID data.
Brightest Flashlight’s developer has steered, without permission from the its users, all this information into the hands of advertising networks.
Editorial On Smart Device User Responsibility:
Bottom line: Buyer beware. Examine each icon that comes with your smartphone to see what’s what.