Android Security Flaw Allow Control of your Smartphone Camera

Software developer and former member of Google Analytics team Szymon Sidor from Poland has found a vulnerability in Android that let cyber criminals crafted apps take photos with your smartphone camera in background, without the malicious apps be seen on installed applications list,send your pictures over internet to an unknown server without you knowing it.

Exploring limits of covert data collection on Android by Szymon Sidor in this video, and you can find more information and how to protect yourself form malicious apps on Sidor  personal blog webpage.