NSA and GCHQ target 'leaky' phone apps like Angry Birds to scoop user data

The Guardian
Jan. 27, 2014

...And this is exactly why Google needs to restore it's privacy feature in Android which allowed you to deny apps certain permissions.The National Security Agency and its UK counterpart GCHQ have been developing capabilities to take advantage of "leaky" smartphone apps, such as the wildly popular Angry Birds game, that transmit users' private information across the internet, according to top secret documents.

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