Smartphone Apps Could Contain Malware Harmful For Kids, Expert Says

If your kids got any sort of tablet or smartphone for Christmas they’ll surely be anxious to download apps. But Gary Miliefsky, a consumer advocate, says it is very likely that those apps will contain malware disguised as a trusted app that can lead to data and identity leaks, putting your child’s critical personal information at risk.

Did you know apps like Flashlight, Angry Birds and Bible can put your child’s personal data at risk? Gary explains the risk factors of downloading apps and how not to allow your children to become a victim of identity or data theft.

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