Thousands of Android apps are tracking users through MAC address or Android ID

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About two-thirds of the Android apps are collecting all types of unique identifiers assigned to a smartphone. Image via Pixabay
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About two-thirds of the Android apps are collecting all types of unique identifiers assigned to a smartphone. Image via Pixabay

And they continue tracking users even when asked to stop

Thousands of Android apps are creating a permanent record of users' smartphone activity and sharing it with advertisers, a new study by researchers from the International Computer Science Institute has...

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