ALERT! Malicious Android Wallpaper App Raided Personal Data

Sounds like people were getting scared over nothing ... The truth about those 'data-mining' Android apps - Computerworld Blogs

Interesting, but in my opinion the dev is either lying or not very good at coding.

People just have to watch out for what privileges they are granting when installing apps. That's the solution.

No question ami. I always read reviews on an app (or anything else) before I download. You are correct that it's better to be safe than sorry.