Articles by Yael Grauer

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Staggering Variety of Clandestine Trackers Found in Popular Android Apps
Yael Grauer – The Intercept, 27 Nov 2017

24 Nov 2017 – Researchers built a custom platform to root out trackers in mobile apps. They discovered 44 different varieties in 300 apps downloaded by billions of people.

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Hit App Sarahah Quietly Uploads Your Address Book
Yael Grauer – The Intercept, 4 Sep 2017

27 Aug 2017 – Sarahah, a new app that lets people sign up to receive anonymized, candid messages, has been surging in popularity; somewhere north of 18 million people are estimated to have downloaded it, making it the No. 3 most downloaded free software title for iPhones and iPads. A security researcher with the firm Bishop Fox caught the app uploading emails and phone numbers right after it is first launched.

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