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

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

September 09, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Ever wonder, How can you Track your Stolen Smartphone , Laptop or any Smart Device? ...With IMEI Number? ...Or IP address? ...Or...
Verizon Wireless Injects Identifiers to Track Mobile Customers’ Online Activities

Verizon Wireless Injects Identifiers to Track Mobile Customers’ Online Activities

October 27, 2014Mohit Kumar
The Nation's largest telecom operator ' Verizon Wireless ' is tracking its customers' mobile internet traffic by adding ...
Samsung 'Find My Mobile' Flaw Allows Hacker to Remotely Lock Your Device

Samsung 'Find My Mobile' Flaw Allows Hacker to Remotely Lock Your Device

October 27, 2014Wang Wei
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is warning users of a newly discovered Zero-Day flaw in the Samsung  Find My...
Google Map Tracks Your Every Move. Check Your 'Location History' to Verify It

Google Map Tracks Your Every Move. Check Your 'Location History' to Verify It

August 20, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Google has been involved in several controversies including among the companies that was claimed to cooperate with US surveillance agenc...
Apple iOS 8 Randomizes MAC Address while Scanning for WiFi Networks

Apple iOS 8 Randomizes MAC Address while Scanning for WiFi Networks

June 10, 2014Swati Khandelwal
A quiet change in the privacy setting of its forthcoming iOS 8 smartphone Operating System, Apple could effectively block the path for adver...
iOS vulnerability allows to disable 'Find My iPhone' without password

iOS vulnerability allows to disable 'Find My iPhone' without password

February 08, 2014Wang Wei
Smartphone manufacturers are adding ways for owners to track and manage their phones if they ever get lost or stolen. Find My iPhone is...
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 04, 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 ...
Android Adware abusing permissions, Collecting more than they need

Android Adware abusing permissions, Collecting more than they need

October 29, 2012Mohit Kumar
So you just bought a new Android-based smartphone, what comes next? What else but the most exciting part downloading the right apps to ...
Security flaw in 3G could allow anyone to track your smartphone

Security flaw in 3G could allow anyone to track your smartphone

October 09, 2012Mohit Kumar
New privacy threats have been uncovered by security researchers that could allow every device operating on 3G networks to be tracked, acco...