Archive for the ‘mobile location tracking’ Category

Google Helps Police Identify Devices Close to Crime Scenes Using Location Data

April 15th, 2019
It's no secret that Google tracks you everywhere, even when you keep Google's Location History feature disabled. As revealed by an Associated Press investigation in 2018, other Google apps like Maps or daily weather update service on Android allows the tech giant to continuously collect your precise latitude and longitude. According to Google, the company uses this location-tracking

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New Attacks Against 4G, 5G Mobile Networks Re-Enable IMSI Catchers

February 25th, 2019
At NDSS Symposium 2019, a group of university researchers yesterday revealed newly discovered cellular network vulnerabilities that impact both 4G and 5G LTE protocols. According to a paper published by the researchers, "Privacy Attacks to the 4G and 5G Cellular Paging Protocols Using Side Channel Information," the new attacks could allow remote attackers to bypass security protections

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How to Stop Facebook App From Tracking Your Location In the Background

February 22nd, 2019
Every app installed on your smartphone with permission to access location service "can" continually collect your real-time location secretly, even in the background when you do not use them. Do you know? — Installing the Facebook app on your Android and iOS smartphones automatically gives the social media company your rightful consent to collect the history of your precise location. If you

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