80% of airline apps are reportedly spying on you

Picture this: You’re in the airport, phone in hand, using an airline app to check your flight status. Suddenly, you get a creepy feeling. Is something watching you? Well, if you have airline apps installed on your phone, you might not be too far off. Recent surveys have shown that a stunning 80% of airline apps were found to be spying on users. Yup – that app you barely use might just be a double agent. 80%! The news comes courtesy of the cybersecurity team at Zenshield, who discovered that four out of five airline apps contained spyware. Spying, in this case, refers to unauthorized access and use of your personal data. This could mean tracking your online activity, rifling through your personal messages, or even getting their hands on sensitive information like bank details. Terrifying, isn’t it? Darius Blake of Zenshield weighed in on the issue, describing the situation as concerning. .stk-c960a2c{box-shadow:0 0 0 2px rgba(120,120,120,0.1) !important}.stk-c960a2c-container{background-color:#f3f3f3 !important}.stk-c960a2c-container:before{background-color:#f3f3f3 !important} .stk-fff85bd{margin-left:-20px !important}.stk-fff85bd .stk–svg-wrapper .stk–inner-svg svg:last-child{opacity:0.7 !important}.stk-fff85bd .stk–svg-wrapper .stk–inner-svg svg:last-child,.stk-fff85bd .stk–svg-wrapper .stk–inner-svg svg:last-child :is(g,path,rect,polygon,ellipse){fill:var(–stk-global-color-56583,#911d9c) !important} .stk-75422ff{margin-left:-17px !important}.stk-75422ff .stk-block-text__text{font-size:16px !important;font-weight:300 !important;font-style:normal !important;font-family:”Golos Text”,Sans-serif !important}@media screen and (max-width:1023px){.stk-75422ff .stk-block-text__text{font-size:16px !important}}“This level of unauthorized access to personal data is not only alarming but also leads to potential breaches of trust and privacy among app users,” Blake warned us. Thankfully, Darius came with tips on how to protect yourself: Regularly update your apps and devices. Only download apps from trusted sources. Check the permissions the app requests. Use reliable security software. Read reviews and ratings. So,…80% of airline apps are reportedly spying on you

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