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New Facebook 'Nearby Friends' Can Track Your GPS Location Continuously

New Facebook 'Nearby Friends' Can Track Your GPS Location Continuously

April 21, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Facebook – one of the popular social networking website that connects you worldwide with your friends, families, and many more to your ...
WhatsApp Flaw leaves User Location Vulnerable to Hackers and Spy Agencies

WhatsApp Flaw leaves User Location Vulnerable to Hackers and Spy Agencies

April 16, 2014Swati Khandelwal
If you are using WhatsApp to chit-chat with your friends or relatives, then you should be careful about sharing your location with them...
Android app that notifies you whenever GPS enabled apps access your location

Android app that notifies you whenever GPS enabled apps access your location

February 01, 2014Anonymous
A team of Researchers at Rutgers University has developed an Android application which will notify you every time, whenever an app ...
CO-TRAVELER : NSA’s Cellphone Location Tracking Tool gathering 5 Billion records a day

CO-TRAVELER : NSA’s Cellphone Location Tracking Tool gathering 5 Billion records a day

December 05, 2013Swati Khandelwal
Believe it or not, but the National Security Agency (NSA) is gathering nearly 5 billion records a day on mobile phone locations around the ...
Feds do not need court warrants to Track your Car with GPS device

Feds do not need court warrants to Track your Car with GPS device

March 20, 2013Mohit Kumar
The US government is claiming that authorities do not need court warrants to affix GPS devices to vehicles to monitor their every move. ...
GPS based tracking service provided by Samsung vulnerable to thieves

GPS based tracking service provided by Samsung vulnerable to thieves

December 07, 2012Mohit Kumar
Samsung which is currently believed to the highest Smartphones Seller in the World is now providing a Remote tracking solution in all it...
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