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“Don’t Go Into The Light!”

Or at least use these flashlight functions on your cellular telephone!

From Old NFO

Spurious Flashlight Functions

500 million downloads nationwide so far…

Top ten flashlight aps are malware that log all your contact, position and transactions and send the data to one of three countries, China, Russia and India.    Can’t just wipe the app, you have to wipe the app and then reset the phone to factory defaults to wipe out the Trojan code area.

You may have this on your phone!

And I thought cyberterrorism was just compromising our power grid.

NOPE – now it’s PERSONAL!

THANKS, Jim!

About guffaw1952

I'm a child of the 50's. libertarian, now medically-retired. I've been a certified firearms trainer, a private investigator, and worked for a major credit card company for almost 22 years. I am a proud NRA Life Member. I am a limited-government, free-market capitalist, who believes in the U.S. Constitution and the Rule of Law.

Discussion

6 thoughts on ““Don’t Go Into The Light!”

  1. This is actually true of many, many apps. If you read the fine print of the user agreement, especially of “free” apps, you are agreeing to the app sending info data from your phone to the provider for selling to other entities.
    And, not particularly in RIC either, it’s all countries.

    I love my dumb phone…..

    Posted by Tomi | November 23, 2014, 9:35 am
  2. The only app added to my “Smartphone” is one I need for a client. If I could, I would go back to my dumb phone.

    Posted by WellSeasonedFool | November 23, 2014, 10:23 am
  3. You’re welcome sir, and I agree, if I could dump mine I would… sigh

    Posted by Old NFO | November 23, 2014, 5:47 pm

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