Android phones reveal user location to Google!

Android phones reveal user location to Google!

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Android phones ‘betray’ user location to Google A majority of Android smartphones collect location data and send it back to Google, even when location services are switched off. News website Quartz reported Android phones gathered information about nearby mobile phone masts and shared those details with Google. One privacy advocate described the finding as a […]

A Google engineer proves any iPhone app with camera permission can secretly record you

A Google engineer proves any iPhone app with camera permission can secretly record you

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This is pretty disturbing. Any iPhone app with camera permission can secretly record you… Google engineer Felix Krause has detailed an alarming privacy setting in Apple’s iOS that enables iPhone apps with camera permission to surreptitiously take photos and videos of you – without your knowledge. Clarification: Krause has since contacted TNW to clarify that […]