Security and Privacy Analysis of Mobile Health Applications: The Alarming State of Practice

  title={Security and Privacy Analysis of Mobile Health Applications: The Alarming State of Practice},
  author={Achilleas Papageorgiou and Michael Strigkos and Eugenia A. Politou and Efthimios Alepis and Agusti Solanas and Constantinos Patsakis},
  journal={IEEE Access},
Recent advances in hardware and telecommunications have enabled the development of low cost mobile devices equipped with a variety of sensors. As a result, new functionalities, empowered by emerging mobile platforms, allow millions of applications to take advantage of vast amounts of data. Following this trend, mobile health applications collect users health-related information to help them better comprehend their health status and to promote their overall wellbeing. Nevertheless, health… 
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