Privacy streams helps developers create privacy friendly apps

Smartphone apps that share users' personal Information often do so through services called third-party libraries, suggesting a new strategy for protecting privacy. Carnegie Mellon University researchers say controlling access to these third-party libraries, which help app developers make money by targeting people with ads or compiling marketing profiles, promises to be an effective way of limiting the unwanted release of personal information.

Privacy streams helps developers create privacy friendly apps

A smartphone app that uses the raw feed from the device's microphone or accesses its contact list can raise red flags for a user concerned about privacy. In many cases, however, the app doesn't ...

Wed 13 Sep 17 from TechXplore

Privacy streams helps developers create privacy friendly apps, Wed 13 Sep 17 from Eurekalert

To Improve smartphone privacy, control access to third-party libraries

Smartphone apps that share users' locations, contacts and other sensitive information with third parties often do so through a relative handful of services called third-party libraries, suggesting ...

Tue 12 Sep 17 from Phys.org

To Improve smartphone privacy, control access to third-party libraries, Tue 12 Sep 17 from Eurekalert

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