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Granting iPhone Camera Permissions Allows Apps to Capture You

     
1:15 pm on Oct 26, 2017 (gmt 0)

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Krause warned that any time you grant an app permission to access your iPhone's front and back cameras, the app can secretly take pictures and videos of you as long as it's running in the foreground

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2:26 pm on Oct 26, 2017 (gmt 0)

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I always wonder about apps that want permissions to connect to various aspects, such as contacts, or phone, etc. I can understand why some legitimate apps require those connections.
Unscrupulous developers add permissions they don't need, and i simply don't install the app if it's going too far.
However, this report might be for legitimate apps.
9:17 pm on Oct 26, 2017 (gmt 0)

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The only two things I can think of to say are "well, duh!" and what engine said...
9:29 pm on Oct 26, 2017 (gmt 0)

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Don't trust apps. Never will.