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Mobile apps are aggressively placing unwanted
ads on phones. Lookout, a mobile security firm in San Francisco, tested
mobile apps and found some disturbing practices. Those include
transmitting consumer phone numbers and email addresses and transmitting
to third parties and placing ads on the mobile phone's desktop.These apps infect or impact Android phones, where most apps are offered without the screening and use of an internal distribution system utilized by Apple.