The Coupons App – Android Coupons App leaks your personal information to everyone – Appthority

In this bad app report we’ll be looking at one of the most popular coupon apps for Android, and how it shares private data it collects from mobile devices. This app also illustrates how privacy issues can extend beyond just the servers used by the app from using HTML5, by mishandling private data, they have inadvertently “leaked” it to other public web sites. In this case, we observed the mobile phone number, e-mail, device ID, and other private information being sent to Amazon and other sites that came up in the app’s “search” feature.

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