Marketplace Tech Report for Tuesday, October 23, 2012
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The fact that hackers are lurking is no surprise, but what about news that 185 million users might be vulnerable to thieves who want to steal your data? They won't divulge which ones, but European researchers say some apps on Android smartphones leave passwords, bank accounts, credit cards, and other sensitive info vulnerable to theft. Eight percent of apps downloaded by the researchers from the official Google Play store were found to have security flaws.