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[Engadget] Android and iOS expose your photos to third party apps, promise fixes

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2012 is still young, yet it's already shaping up to be a bad year for privacy and security on the mobile front. Apple found itself embroiled in a bit of a brouhaha over the iPhone address book and an app called Path. And, of course, Google was put under the microscope when mobile Safari was found to have a security flaw that its mobile ads were exploiting. Then, earlier this week, it was discovered that granting iOS apps access to your location could also expose your photos. Now it's been discovered that Android also exposes your images, though, it's doing so without asking for any permissions at all.

http://www.engadget.com/2012/03/01/android-and-ios-expose-your-photos-to-third-party-apps-promise/
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Watch OCN make it out to be Apple's fault.
Edited by Sgtbash - 3/1/12 at 3:45pm
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Good. Will be fixed soon enough then.
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Apple Y U NO do anything right.? sozo.gif
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