First Facebook Now Your Phone
December 02, 2011
Think your personal information is safe on your smartphones? Think again...
An Android app developer posted a disturbing YouTube video on Wednesday proving that every keystroke made on your smartphone is recorded. The software company behind this flagrant invasion of privacy -- Carrier IQ -- claims they record this information to inform cell providers when you are having a problem. But why can’t you turn this feature off?
From NewsCorp, to Facebook, to celebrity hackers, this is just another in the long line of privacy assaults that have taken place in the past few months. Take a look at our other posts on the topic and stay savvy! More Facebook Follies?, Facebook-FTC Deal: Clean Up Before the IPO!, Scarlett Johansson Hacker: How He Did It