Through 2015, more than 75 percent of mobile applications will fail basic security tests, according to Gartner.
Imagine this situation: Bob, the VP of Sales, loses his smartphone on the train.
Knowingly or unknowingly to the user, some apps can collect GPS data, grab your contact information, your phone ID, email address, etc.
Recent headlines of Hollywood celebrities’ nude photos leaking onto the Internet remind us of the privacy risks we face when we store personal data – particularly very personal data – on smart devices.
The surveillance tech industry is booming, and we should be worried about it.