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"Golden Nuggets" to gather data include Google Maps, Angry Birds, uploading photos to social media sites
As part of their arsenal of spying tools, the National Security Agency and its British counterpart, the GCHQ, are sucking up personal data leaked from smartphone apps, according to documents provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
The newest global surveillance revelations made possible by Snowden were published Monday in a partnership of the Guardian, the New York Times and ProPublica. | Common Dreams
NSA using 'leaky apps' like Angry Birds, Google Maps to siphon user data | Security & Privacy - CNET News
According to the latest documents from Edward Snowden, the NSA and its BritishHow 'leaky' smartphone apps are sending your data to the NSA - Telegraph
counterpart see smartphones and the data being pulled from popular apps
as a "golden nugget" of spy resources.
Apps Have Been Leaking "Golden Nuggets" of Personal Info to the NSA