Issue No. 04 - July-Aug. (2012 vol. 10)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2012.92
Patrick McDaniel , Pennsylvania State University
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?
CarrierIQ, bloatware, smartphone, end-user license agreement
P. McDaniel, "Bloatware Comes to the Smartphone," in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 10, no. , pp. 85-87, 2012.