After Getting Booted From Apple’s App Store, Mobile Privacy App Clueful Returns On Android

Posted: May 21, 2013 in Uncategorized

TechCrunch

Clueful, the mobile privacy app Apple booted from its App Store for being too revealing — or possibly because of its own behavior — is staging a comeback. This time around, Clueful’s maker Bitdefender is targeting Android users instead, with plans to reveal what the apps on your phone are doing, and how your privacy may be compromised in the process.

Bitdefender, a company that makes a variety of anti-virus, anti-theft, and other security applications for web and mobile, first launched Clueful a year ago as a $4 iOS app that detailed how the apps on users’ phones handle – or mishandle, as the case may be – personal data. The app launched in the wake of a number of high-profile security events, like address book-gate and locationgate, for example. (And you know they’re bad when there’s a “gate” attached, right?)

clueful1For “unknown reasons,” Apple removed Clueful…

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