10 apps you need to remove from your phone now

While we’re talking smartphone security, there are five tweaks every iPhone user should make. Tap or click for steps to see which apps are spying, hide your location, and close down access to your camera roll.

Now it’s time to open up your app list and start deleting the rogue ones.

1. Game and puzzle apps

Most people don’t put much thought into downloading free puzzles and game 应用. 但, 不幸, that can come back to bite you in a big way when malware and other dangerous code are hiding.

Apps spreading malware want to reach as many people as possible, so it’s not uncommon to see ads for them across social media. That includes games called Rugby Pass, Flying Skateboard and Plant Monster. Tap or click for a full list of 21 bad gaming apps you need to remove from your device.

It’s not just malware. Most games collect far more information than you might realize. 例如, take the super-popular Words with Friends.

This game collects the following data: purchases, contact info, user content, identifiers, diagnostics, location, 联系人, browning history, usage andother data.I’ll stick with real-life Scrabble.

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan - 七月 6 2019: Fortnite app in play smartphone. close-up on screen iphone.

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan – 七月 6 2019: Fortnite app in play smartphone. close-up on screen iphone.

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