It’s only been a little over half a decade since the market-changing iPhone first came onto the market, but as of today, it seems like the vast majority of both young and mature adults have a smartphone. Even more interesting, is that with the evolution of the internet and mobile-readiness of handheld devices in general, it seems like smartphones are becoming essential to keeping up to date with social sharing and business needs as well. But with these rapid developments in internet and mobile devices, and the coinciding mobile app explosion that has followed suit, there is a real need to address the issue of mobile security and personal privacy on mobile devices. By downloading that mobile app, are you leaving all of your contacts and various contact lists open to being shared without your permission? This infographic, How Mobile Apps Are Invading Your Privacy, delves right into this issue, and suggests that the answer is yes.
This infographic was developed by Veracode, learn about iOS security at Veracode.com.