Rohit Sethi on how to protect yourself from malicious apps

Warning: This App May Ruin Your Life

It’s only been five years since Apple launched the App Store — yet 50 billion downloads later (and 48 billion on Android), it’s hard to imagine a life without mobile apps. They’re the lifeblood of our smartphones and tablets — and make it easier to work remotely, keep in touch, manage our lives and save money.

But there’s also a potential dark side to mobile apps: they can offer criminals a backdoor into our lives.

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