It's never easy finding things in the dark. Flashlight apps are a great and handy tool to help solve this problem by turning your smartphone or tablet into a flashlight. Unfortunately, certain ones steal your data without you knowing it.
One "free" flashlight app in particular was targeted by the FCC. "Brightest Flashlight" was an unassuming little flashlight app which shared its users geolocation information with advertisers. The FCC takedown wasn't the only attention that Brightest Flashlight received, either. Click here to learn more about how certain apps steal your personal data.
Now, when you download an app you shouldn't have to worry about keeping your location information, contact lists and the identifying details of your gadget safe. Luckily, I know of a reliable app that won't steal your data and has more to offer than your phone's built in flashlight.