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Issue No. 04 - July-Aug. (2012 vol. 10)
ISSN: 1540-7993
pp: 85-87
Patrick McDaniel , Pennsylvania State University
ABSTRACT
The author explores the security and privacy implications of the now-common industry practice of installing bloatware on phones sold by cellular carriers. Is it merely annoying, or do smartphone users face more serious concerns? Do the economic advantages outweigh the security and privacy concerns?
INDEX TERMS
CarrierIQ, bloatware, smartphone, end-user license agreement
CITATION

P. McDaniel, "Bloatware Comes to the Smartphone," in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 10, no. , pp. 85-87, 2012.
doi:10.1109/MSP.2012.92
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