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ExtraTorrent.cc > Articles > Almost Half of Malicious Apps are Created in the US

Almost Half of Malicious Apps are Created in the US

Almost Half of Malicious Apps are Created in the US

Added: Sunday, February 22nd, 2015
Category: Recent Headlines Involving File Sharing > Current Events
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Over 40% of the risky applications on Apple and Google’s app stores were developed in the United States, online security firm Marble Labs found out. The apps are deemed dangerous if they can use the users’ personal data without their knowledge, including sending it to third parties, uploading their contacts to remote servers, or sending their browser history through the web.

Risky apps also in clude the ones that defraud people with premium-rate text messages, lead them to malicious phishing sites or show unwanted ads. The recent study scanned over 1 million of Android and iOS apps, and it turned out that 42% of “dangerous” apps were developed in the United States.

China, Korea, India and Taiwan altogether generate less malicious and risky apps than the United States. This disproves a belief that Chinese or Russian app developers create most of the dangerous apps. However, the latter may be true for malware targeting jailbroken iPhones or rooted Android devices, since the study was only focused at apps that are available on legitimate app stores.

The study suggests that the American developers are responsible for the largest number of malicious apps because of the high number of apps being created in the US. The study in question also ranks countries by the likelihood that their apps are malicious or highly risky. This means that the table provides the percentage of apps developed in those countries that provide cause for concern.

According to the table, China is the riskiest country, with almost 9% of apps developed there being deemed dangerous. The second place is taken by Taiwan (7), followed by Singapore (4%), while only 1% of US-developed apps cause concern.

Finally, the security experts point at the different grades of danger. Of course, if your contacts are uploaded to a server without your knowledge, it is a serious privacy intrusion. However, this often happens because of a developer not understanding (or willfully disobeying) privacy laws, rather than due to full-blown cyber crime.

Finally, the experts explain that a problem with private data still persists, as another study found out that 85% of apps cannot clearly explain how they collect, use and disclose personal data. At the same time,it is not the same level of danger as apps developed with malicious intent to steal data, install malware or defraud users.

Posted by:  SuperAdmin
Date:  Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

Comments (14) (please add your comment »)

posted by Blocked (2015-02-22 02:30:29)
No avataryou are also like a Malicious Apps Ozi. Chutiy*

posted by Trusted UploaderSite FriendET loverTurtle (2015-02-22 03:16:25)
Carjacker avatar@ayazahmad

I think you meant 'Delicious' - not Malicious, right? ;P

posted by (2015-02-22 04:54:40)
anamshaikh avatar@ Carjacker

what is the meaning of ('Delicious' - not Malicious,) doubt full

posted by (2015-02-22 05:32:40)
anamshaikh avatarRussia is too dangerous

posted by (2015-02-22 08:50:19)
Mikr0TiK avatarLOL Ayaz, hamesha chutyiya kehta ho Ozi ko? +)

posted by Site FriendET junkieET loverSupermanSunimmortal (2015-02-22 13:37:01)
jj avatarYes. America has a lot of Chinese and Russians living it. This is true.

posted by (2015-02-22 17:51:25)

posted by (2015-02-22 20:36:42)
Raven1159 avatar..making "Made in America" mean something again.

posted by Blocked (2015-02-22 22:53:38)
No avatarGreat informative ARticle i like it , Thanks For Sharing me ,

posted by (2015-02-23 09:50:44)
ao1jmm avatarLOL @ LarryBirdy. If that is the case then I blame every last bad thing on the cave man that made fire for the 1st time.

posted by (2015-02-23 13:03:44)
No avatarWell...my empty headed fellow, don't be too proud of being part of its asses. You are nothing but less than a flea to it. I advise you to see this movie called CITIZENFOUR. It barely scratched its surface but I'm sure even GMO BRAIN like yourself would know what the hell I'm talking about. If you don't, well...good luck and peace.

posted by (2015-02-23 18:30:46)
RoryLion avatarWhat does Clude mean?

posted by (2015-02-23 20:32:24)
No avatarThere are a lot of apps made by foreign 3rd party programmers for noobs who just paid for it to be developed...and have no idea what its actually doing.

Also, if any business was totally honest with you, you'd never buy anything off them, you'd want it halfprice minus the baggage every single time.

posted by (2015-02-26 05:13:40)
hairpin100 avatar`The apps are deemed dangerous if they can use the users’ personal data without their knowledge, including sending it to third parties, uploading their contacts to remote servers` That`s every single google app then! Unless i`m reading their permissions wrong,
even google keyboard app can d`load files without ur knowledge! WTF for??

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