Identiy Theft?

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    I have had the Moto Droid for about a month now. I have installed Personal Assistant and Mint apps. These have all of my personal info and banking info. Really nice apps to have but what are the risks of these apps being hacked somehow and my info gets stolen. I have installed lookout anti-virus. Starting to wonder if its worth the risk or not. Any info would be helpful!
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    I don't know anything about Personal Assistant, but I wouldn't have much concern about the Mint.com app on your phone. The app doesn't have any of your actual account numbers or details, so it would be hard to do anything with the information that's actually available.
    I also find the PIN entry feature more of a security feature as it's tied to the phone, and I don't have to be typing in my full username and password every time I want to use it. If for some reason there ever was a key-logger, logging my PIN wouldn't do much good as it's useless outside the phone.