Posts Tagged ‘Clueful’

Clueful Scans Your Android Phone for Privacy Risks

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

If privacy is a concern, then this app (or one of several others like it) can help you find programs on your Android that might have access to more permissions than they really need.

Most Android apps require permissions to work properly. If an app wants to send SMS, look up the your current location or write to the system, it needs to request the proper permissions to do just that. These permissions are displayed to you when you install the app on your device.