Now, a days people are using their smart phones for checking their mail, checking and storing their private data and bank accounts, but do you think these data are secure in your smart phones. The security facility which is provided in laptops and computers in not seen in the handsets.
In play store there are some infected applications which can unlock your security systems and may steal your private information.
Carnegie Mellon University researcher has researched on 100 downloaded applications provided by Google play store which can threat your data. Applications list is given which so beware of these applications before downloading any one of them.
Angry Birds - one of the popular application, people love to play this game and feel energetic. This radio designed game keep track of your location and this application has permission to know your location.
Brightest Flashlight - This free application which has permission to access to take picture and video through camera. This application can use your camera without taking your permission.
Toss IT - this free application has permission to know your exact location through GPS, Sail tower or Wi-Fi. To use this application you have to on and make available your local services. It can also access your mobile features, your phone number, device ID, active call information and last call information.
Shazam app - this app is updated on 10th January, this is also like toss it as it also target on your exact location. It can access your phone status and identity by controlling your NFC. It can also restrict your tablet to go in sleep mode.
Talking Tom Cat - This application can access your whole network and can customize network protocol use by making network sockets. This app can keep your phone number, device ID, active call and your last call information. It also take information from about your present running programs and can restrict your mobile or tablet in going sleep mode.
Dictionary.com app - This app also steals your device ID, device network access, USB storage and SD card. This app can keep your phone number, device ID, active call and your last call information. It restrict your mobile or tablet in going sleep mode.
Android App Mouse - This app is also like talking cat and dictionary.com which steals your device ID, device network access, USB storage and SD card. This app can keep your phone number, device ID, active call and your last call information. It can access your device application and storage and mobile vibration without taking your permission.
Pandora Internet Radio app - This application can access your whole network and can customize network protocol use by making network sockets. It sends your private data on internet through any browser. It can also see which network exists and connected to it.
Horoscope app - this can threaten your data like talking tom cat but other then this it can also access your account list and can take information from your private mails and can also change the background of the current running applications.