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How to tell malware apps from the real thing


A great way to evaluate the trustworthiness of an app is consider what permissions it looks for. A calculator app can be good, but if it wants access to your address book, then you should be wary. — dpa

A great way to evaluate the trustworthiness of an app is consider what permissions it looks for. A calculator app can be good, but if it wants access to your address book, then you should be wary. — dpa

It's no secret that not everything in app stores is really useful. Some apps are filled with advertising, others are badly coded and yet others are actually the work of scammers and cyber-criminals.

So how do you tell the good apps from the bad?

   

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