Ed Burnette reports:
When a company writes a white paper they send out a press release to get as many news sites as possible to mention the report in their own stories. This strategy worked all too well on Tuesday when security firm SMobile Systems published a scary sounding report about Android apps.
It turns out the only holes were in the report and in its coverage by the media.
SMobile Systems neglected to mention industry ties that rendered its report less credible.
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DataBreaches.net had also linked to the earlier coverage that claimed serious problems, and regrets if it participated in any way in disseminating inaccurate or questionable claims.