By Courtney Linder

A "zombie app" is pre-installed by the manufacturer and near-impossible to delete. Not only do these zombie apps take up space and precious battery life, but they also leave the door open to hackers. Some zombie apps are worse than others. Here's how to delete them, or at least minimize their damage.With Halloween approaching, it's time to purge your phone of the pre-installed "zombie apps" that suck its blood (a.k.a. battery life) and leave your data at the mercy of hackers. Here's how to spot a zombie app in the, uh, flesh.

 

By Ray Parker

Security is the biggest concern today. The recent research from Arxan revealed that out of the top 100 popular apps on Google android platform, 56 percent of the apps are hacked or prone to be hacked easily. Among the general reasons for being vulnerable to attacks, the most visible reason is the use of the same Smartphone for professional and personal use. This affects the security of the app and weakens the security measures of the enterprise system.