Apps are the biggest threat to connected devices supported by the Android OS, Apple iOS, and Microsoft Windows 8, 10, & 11 OS due to the fact that apps today are intentionally designed to be intrusive, addictive and manipulative posing numerous threats to the end user, plus end user business, employment, and personal information.
At risk are devices that include:
Governments, corporations, small businesses, and individuals are investing billions of dollars into network cybersecurity while not realizing huge threats posed by intrusive app & platform developers, including those from China and Russia.
This means that Google, Apple, & Microsoft are actively distributing surveillance & data mining technology in the form of intrusive apps.
Intrusive App Developers Include:
Business executives, board members, and government officials need to realize that many multinational app & platform developers, including those from China and Russia, compete in many industries worldwide posing massive threats to:
Companies, governments, hospitals, legal firms, academic institutions, and medical professionals using intrusive apps are inadvertently exposing highly confidential and protected information, including IP, to existing and future business competitors, including those from adversarial countries such as China & Russia.
Confidential and protected information includes information protected/regulated by:
Intrusive apps can even launch attacks on networks such as DDoS and Man-in-the Middle attacks putting networks, assets, critical infrastructure, and people at risk.
How Much of Your Business & Personal Information is on Chinese & Russian Servers?
Google, Apple, & Microsoft are distributing Chinese & Russian surveillance and data mining technology in the form of apps and platforms that are preinstalled into:
Billions of connected product users have no idea how many of the apps and platforms that support their devices are developed by Chinese and Russian companies who develop addictive, intrusive, and manipulative apps & platforms such as:
These intrusive apps and platforms are distributed by Google, Apple, & Microsoft enable companies from China and Russia to monitor, track, and data mining the Android OS, Apple iOS, and Microsoft Windows OS end user for financial gain 24x7/365 days per year whether the end user is an:
How protected is your business, government agency, or organization from hybrid warfare?
According to former executives & product developers for Google & Facebook*, apps are intentionally designed to be highly addictive and manipulative posing massive safety threats to the end user whether the end users is an adult, teen, child, or business professional.
App developers use highly addictive “Brain Hijacking” technology associated with suggestive and manipulative advertising technologies that are designed to make sure that end users spend maximum time on social media platforms so that the app developer can exploit the end user for financial gain as admitted by numerous tech industry professionals and executives*.
Due to highly addictive apps designed to provide the end user with a "social validation feedback loop", many business users of connected products are becoming unproductive during work hours while having the urge to constantly check social media feeds costing businesses billions of dollars in lost productivity annually.
*Reference the Netflix documentaries the Great Hack & The Social Dilemma.