is your iphone stealing your content and sharing it?

oooouch!! no one told me about that. “your smart phone applications are watching you – much more closely than you might like. lookout inc., a mobile-phone security firm, scanned nearly 300,000 free applications for apple inc.’s iPhone. it found that many of them secretly pull sensitive data off users’ phones and ship them off to third parties without notification. the data can include full details about users’ contacts, their pictures, text messages and internet and search histories. the third parties can include advertisers and companies that analyze data on users. the information is used by companies to target ads and learn more about their users. the danger, though, is that the data become vulnerable to hacking and use in identity theft if the third party isn’t careful about securing the information”. read more. by xy