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Privacy Helper

An app privacy guide
Version: 0.5
Added: 06-09-2018
Updated: 06-09-2018

A simple Android app to help users understand the risks of giving apps dangerous permissions.

What Privacy Helper brings is a simple, easy-to-use educational app with that leverages the mobile platform to inform and demonstrate effectively and interactively.

Features:

  • Simple privacy quiz to test the user's privacy knowledge
  • Guide on data privacy, and the problem with Android
  • Guides on disabling permissions, unused apps, and other mitigations
  • Simple map demonstration of location tracking
  • List of dangerous permissions used by popular Android applications
  • Guide on Open Source app alternatives
  • List of alternative resources to help the user increase their knowledge
  • Sharing with popular platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and more
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