Quote:THE apps on your phone are secretly working together to spy on your life in minute detail, researchers have warned.
Experts from Virginia Tech University analysed more than 100,000 pieces of Android software and found “thousands of pairs of apps” which talk to each other to share private information.
Of the apps we studied, we found thousands of pairs of apps that could potentially leak sensitive phone or personal information and allow unauthorised apps to gain access to privileged data.
They found that the biggest security risks were “apps that pertained to personalisation of ringtones, widgets, and emojis”.
more at: https://www.thesun.co.uk/tech/3241990/th...hers-warn/
i always suspected that the android broadcast system is used for nefarious stuff.
here is how broadcasts work: https://developer.android.com/guide/comp...casts.html