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| | New Report Claims iOS Apps Leak More Personal Data Than Android Apps Do
According to a recently released study by Appthority, the most popular free apps on Apple’s iOS platform are sharing significantly more user data than the most popular apps on Google’s Android platform. Appthority’s App Report for February 2013 looked at the top performing free mobile apps across both the iOS and Android platform. Surprisingly, despite Android’s reputation as a less secure platform, it was found that iOS apps were allowed to engage in more risky behaviors.
The study found that all 50 of the top free iOS apps along with 92% of the top 50 free Android