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Can Andriod applicaions monitor my key strokes

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by ronaldo2191, Mar 12, 2011.

  1. ronaldo2191

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    and steel my passwords or credit card numbers ? if yes what is the permission that I have to forbid it on application to prevent it from doing that
     

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    Yes they can depending on the app and the permissions they want. You have to use your best judgment on a per app basis. Is the app highly rated? Read the user comments, are they negative? Has it been downloaded many times? Ultimately you just have to trust them. And try to avoid entering more personal data than you have to in your phone. Also most of the time you can't forbid any permissions. You have to allow them all or the app won't function.
     
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    I'm pretty sure that only keyboard applications can steal your key stroke information.
     
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    Im not sure but I know that at least they can.
     

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