By Danny Bradbury

Android apps are snooping on other software on your device – and that could tell shady advertising companies more about you than you’d like. The news emerged this week in a paper from researchers in Italy, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. The privacy violations centre around installed application methods (IAMs), which are application programming interfaces (APIs) that allow applications to interact with other software on your phone without telling you.

 

By Colm Warner

IT administrators should consider deploying mobile user experience policies that give the best possible UX without compromising on security or productivity. Whether organizations deploy corporate-owned or BYOD devices running Apple iOS or Google Android OS, there are some common guidelines that can help users get their work done and reduce the need for user training and helpdesk tickets.