Want to fool merchants with a fake ID? Hack someone’s text messages? Or how about tracking where your co-workers are, without their knowing it? There’s an app for that. The explosion in smartphone and tablet applications that allow people to check the weather, follow their stocks and play Words With Friends has a dark side — apps that facilitate questionable if not outright illegal behavior. Apple’s App Store, for example, offers Drivers License software that promises “unlimited access to realistic-looking licenses” for all 50 states.  >>read more

Source: By Shan Li, Los Angeles Times


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