Applications can track when and where you are. Some apps record this info and make it publicly visible.
When granted full system access, apps can make unauthorized changes to critical settings.
Full phone access allows apps to text, make & record calls - even without telling you or leaving any record.
Apps can activate your camera & microphone without your permission - then store images remotely.
Personal info, address books & numbers, email addresses, pictures - even your internet history and browsing habits.
Keep Yourself Safe
Some applications need these permissions in order to provide services to their users; however, often even well-meaning apps ask for much more access than they really need. Even if the app developer has good intentions, excessive permissions still pose a risk of exploitation. A virus can cause issues without us even wanting to install it - what happens when we willingly allow access to our information?
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