Google Sniffing Beta (tm)

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Offline Bugbatter

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Google Sniffing Beta (tm)
« on: May 17, 2010, 09:58:30 AM »

Google Sniffing Beta (tm)

 by Costin Raiu, Kaspersky Lab Expert

During a recent investigation by the Data Protection Authority from Hamburg, it came to light that Google has been accidentally sniffing the traffic on WiFi networks with its Google cars, during the routine mapping of the roads. If your house had an open WiFi network and a Google car passed near it in the past months, then it's likely that bits of your network traffic have ended in Google's hands.

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http://www.securelist.com/en/blog/2159/Google_Sniffing_Beta_tm
http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/05/wifi-data-collection-update.html

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Re: Google Sniffing Beta (tm)
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2010, 02:31:25 PM »
every new day is either a reward or punishment for what we did yesterday

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Re: Google Sniffing Beta (tm)
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2010, 01:31:11 AM »
Thanks!  :)1
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