Archive for the ‘tracking location’ Category

Congress Asks Google 10 Questions On Its Location Tracking Database

April 24th, 2019
U.S. Congress has sent an open letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai asking for more information about its Sensorvault database that’s reportedly being used by law enforcement agencies to solve crime cases. Last week, we reported a story based upon NY Times findings that revealed how using a "geofence" warrant, authorities obtain location history of all devices from Google's Sensorvault database

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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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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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Uber Now Tracks Your Location Even After Your Ride

December 9th, 2016

Uber was in controversies at the mid of this year for monitoring the battery life of its users, as the company believed that its users were more likely to pay a much higher price to hire a cab when their phone’s battery is close to dying.

Uber is now tracking you even when your ride is over, and, according to the ride-hailing company, the surveillance will improve its service.

Uber recently

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Techie Police Officer Builds a Sniffing Tool to Track Stolen Devices (based on War-Driving)

September 9th, 2015

Ever wonder, How can you Track your Stolen Smartphone, Laptop or any Smart Device?

…With IMEI Number?

…Or IP address?

…Or may be some special types of equipment?

Well, Not required, because now it is possible to track stolen devices just by scanning their MAC addresses.

Yes, Just MAC addresses, which is assigned to each device on a unique basis by the IEEE, but crooks can

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Facebook Fired An Intern After He Exposes How to Track Users’ Location

August 14th, 2015

Previously, we posted about a privacy issue in Facebook messenger; Aran Khanna, a Harvard University student, discovered ‘A Marauder’s Map’ that could sense and give the geolocations of your friends on the messenger.

Khanna had received an opportunity to work as an intern for Facebook…

…But destiny had planned something else for him, as after publicly stating the risk associated with

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