Domestic market three sins: Bandit invasion of privacy
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App under where you often? Answers may be varied. Now, regardless of what online store opened, thousands of App will emerge on the screen like a tide. Is anxious to pick the eye you might not know, expect them to download, it may unfortunately “move”–the cottage, malware and virus infections are likely. Precisely because the vulnerability exists on the monitoring, auditing, the App market, large and small, seems to have become a “cohabitation”, hidden multiple “crimes”.
“Crime” keywords: cottage
Since the iPhone handset in the world-wide popularity, more and more people began to know the word App. App is short for Applicati on the English language, due to the popular iPhone smartphones, APP now means third-party Smartphone application. The more famous of the AppStore App store on Apple’s iTunes store, GoogleMarket for Android, Nokia ovistore.
App store this large and crowded cyberspace, and appear to “shanzhai” best hidden place.
The so-called “Cottage”, natural and relevant intellectual property rights violations, most common is plagiarism of other people’s creations, in the case of without the authors permission to make money. Bad developers imitating some successful applications, misleading consumers, time Bandit run rampant. For example, the Temple Run, TinyWings, WordsWith Firends and other well-known games are similar to the name “Cottage”. And once-hot game “angry birds” there are many “shanzhai” versions, some of them also produce sophisticated.
In addition to plagiarism, piracy has become cured of many App store, App last directly without a developer license, and paid App there is even a tacit approval of the cracked version. Due to too many rights are too difficult, most developers would only sit.
Market statistics show that in domestic games in many of the popular games on the market, genuine only 1.4%, and the parody of up to 34.2%. Apple’s iOS platform, popular game only occupies a number of App store games of 1.9%, a parody would occupy up to 21.8% shares. Although Apple has this problem the balance more than 1000 applications dealt with a developer release, but problems still occur, and some cottage App once payment application list for the top. Experts pointed out that domestic mobile payment, security also lacks a number of laws and regulations to protect the rights and interests.
Cottage on the reading App is particularly widespread. “All of my works, to date has not authorized electronic edition. Selling eBooks, online subscription and download the App for free, pirated or ancient books of dubious authenticity, typo a lot, some not even I write. We don ‘ t fall for it. Electronic copyright has been talking about, I’d also do an App, App for yourself is going to face a lot of technical and practical problems. Every time I see typo of ancient books of dubious authenticity and piracy is sad, but what about? “Hong Kong famous writer Zhang Xiaoxian on their personal microblogging so helpless to complain.
In October 2011, the writers ‘ Union in China for Chinese writers in the Apple app store violations of copyright litigation. The lawsuit charges Apple App store sales total of 23 6 famous best-selling author this work of pirated content, claims of $ 6.5 million. At present, about some of the best sellers of pirated software on the Apple app store, on total downloads had up to million.
“Crime” keywords II: invasion of privacy
As the operating system provider, Apple, Google’s Smartphone operating system interface and API function to have full control, in the case of regulatory gaps, the application can call a lot of user’s privacy. And with the popularity of App store, Smartphone store more and more personal information, including private messages, photos, videos, and more. Open Mobile platform, combined with a network of seamless, mobile phone viruses and privacy achieved “zero distance”. Application once poisoned, there is a great risk disclosure of personal privacy.
September 2011, United States media exposure Apple, and Samsung, and HTC, and LG, and Nokia, and black Berry, many phone manufacturer, and telecom operators, will a paragraph backdoor software installed in number to million meter of phone Shang, the program can track to phone of each items operation, including each a times press and each section SMS of content and user by Department of location information, and will data continue to passed to operators there.
February 2012, and media exposure of Apple iOS and Google’s Android Smartphone operating system vulnerabilities, when the user allows an App using smart terminals for location information, the App will be able to directly copy the user’s entire photo gallery, released without further notice or warning. This kind of App have shown in advertising has become, with the help of location data accurate ads becoming the trend, companies can easily collect browser, App usage, and geographic location, even the names and other information, and sell it to advertisers.
If Facebook meets Harvard boys “pick up hot chicks” demand, so GirlsAround Me (I beside the girl) clearly do more “world’s best”.
This App users to own two accounts for the Web site once you are logged in, click on the upper left corner of the “radar mode” will be able to find in the vicinity of his recent attendance of Facebook users, and then filter on gender, this group of people inside the female avatar will appear on the map displayed on the phone screen. For those who like to throw everything to the privacy on Facebook and not properly set for women, their photo, contact information, interests, hobbies, and so on all sorts of private information was easily at the time of registration is open. More was accused of blatant violations of privacy, and most of the concerns that this would become a spy tool for tracking women and about potential dangers.
United States Apple technology Web site editing JohnBrownlee recently published an article on the Web site to criticize this App, accusing it of function can cause a lot of women, without knowledge of the track, hoping to remind his people are concerned about their privacy settings on Facebook. In its article 28 hours later, under GirlsAround Me finally from the App store.
“The crime of” three key words: Gold
Got a brand new Android parallel imports of mobile phone users in all likelihood will be surprised to find, actually is brushed into more than 10 App market, such as Google’s official Android Market, changing the market, Android market, keen words market sth Confusing. Openness of the Mobile App market, making it a new target of malware and virus attacks. Looks like a massive App actually varies greatly, many of them high-quality application software, naturally some draped top App “coat” of malicious software, for users to set “gold” trap.
“Some function of the App looks really attractive, but downloaded only to find malicious software will secretly buckles,” Ding seems to just work on his own little dissatisfied with Android phones, “I made a lot of free version of the App, all contain a lot of advertising, has found himself channeling of network traffic. But I do not know whom to complaint. ”
Compared to Apple’s closed system, Android’s biggest attraction is open source and free. But the version number of the App market is also easy to cause any compatibility problems. It turns out that because of the different mobile phones with different versions of the system, plus the effect of mobile phone screen resolution varying factors, has led many users to spend real money to download the App, simply cannot be used on mobile phones.
In addition, part of the App cannot be closed automatically allow users to lackluster. For example, somehow came out of the mobile phone has been switched off, mobile phone traffic growth, calls for no reason somehow increase, receives a strange message, even after loading a mobile phone games, has no confirmed cases of mobile phone address book import, you will find that there are many cell phone friends in your address book in Sth
In June 2011, the official Google Android market found paragraph 24 was implanted malicious virus code. Under the influence of this, around 120,000 poisoning Android devices, Google had to remove the infected more than more than 50 applications. But after 4 months, the variants of the virus and the emergence of new, through the package and return to the Android market. In fact, malicious software is already in Google’s app store takes on a flood of potential. Juniper Networks research figures show that between July 2011, growing number of malicious software in the Android market as much as 472%.
Among them, the famous “King of Android” buckle software have been implanted so far more than 700 hot Android apps, including mobile QQ, 365 calendar, mist the screen its camouflage. Worthy of note is that as mobile banking, mobile payments, mobile payments such clients continue to emerge, more and more users are using this type of mobile phone application for online shopping and payments, which would become the new target of malicious software and viruses. It can be predicted that for paid applications of new viruses in the future will be more and more.