Twelve Million Phones, One Dataset, Zero Privacy

Discussion in 'mobile device security' started by ronjor, Dec 19, 2019.

  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    By Stuart A. Thompson and Charlie Warzel Dec. 19, 2019
     
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    zapjb Registered Member

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    Another disgusting privacy invasion.
     
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    "Smartphone tracking: It took minutes to find phone believed to belong to agent traveling with President Trump

    Today's piece from Stuart Thompson and me is about the national security risks in smartphone tracking. No one is exempt. Not even President Trump. It took minutes to find a phone that we believe belonged to a Secret Service agent traveling with Trump.

    And it's not just The President. It was alarming how easy it was to find senior officials and security staff as they moved around the White House, Capitol Hill, the Supreme Court and other goverment facilities. In many cases, the data trails led back to the smartphone users’ homes.

    When we reached out to some lawmakers to show what we found, the outrage was bipartisan...

    Perhaps the most alarming bit in reporting this piece was how resigned even our national security professionals are to this stuff..."

    https://www.nytimes.com/interactive...l?action=click&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage
     
  5. EASTER

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    Packing those devices around, no matter how secure the claim, its assured some actor 0r surveillance apparatus has it well targeted.

    Such is the willy nilly world of today's current protocol in use with them. No way around that
     
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