Tech Thoughts Daily Net News – March 20, 2014

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Boost Chrome security with these five add-ons;   NCAA App Released for Windows;  The 10 Riskiest Mobile App Types;   Fastest downloading smartphones revealed;  New anti-social app ‘Cloak’ helps you hide from friends;  How to turn an old phone or tablet into a PC productivity tool;  Tor warns of malicious Tor browser;   30-Second Tech Trick: How to Take the Best Selfies;   7 things every new Android user should know;   Facebook averages 375 million gamers monthly;  Titanfall XP Guide: Level Up Faster with These 6 Tips.

The 10 Riskiest Mobile App Types – The just-released study rated apps in five distinct risk categories: Privacy, Data leak, Account takeover, Device takeover, and Malware. Apps with Privacy problems leak personally identifiable information to third parties, while those that expose companies to loss of data fall in the Data leak category. Account takeover refers to apps that steal user credentials, while Device…

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