In Pictures: 9 iPhone and iPad apps that invade your privacy, and 1 that doesn't

Most iPhone and iPad apps appear harmless and fun, but don't fall for them. Some apps are virtual Trojan horses that swipe personal data when you're not looking. Appthority has put together a list of some of the worst offenders and you may be shocked to learn that a couple of the most popular apps made the list, such as Facebook and Angry Birds Star Wars. Be sure to check out the app at the end of the list for the one most honest.

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Stagecoach Group Media and Investor

What it does: Stagecoach Group Media and Investor (free), with separate iPad and iPhone versions, serves up the latest investor and financial media information. Armed with the latest share price, corporate news, financial reports and even corporate videos, users presumably can make better investment decisions.

What are the risks: • The app was not compiled as a Position Independent Executable (PIE), which could expose the app to memory corruption attacks. • Can access a user's Location, Calendar and Contacts Book. • Sends some sensitive data in clear text (no encryption).

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