Android concept app siphons sensitive data

A security researcher has developed an application that demonstrates how sensitive data can be stolen from Android phones without user permission.

The application can access contents of a phone’s SD card, tap into app data and upload sensitive data without requiring permissions.  Permissions were a security system on Android phones that require applications to ask users for access rights to phone contents like contacts, data and the ability to access communications.

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