Your smartphone can watch you if it wants to, study finds

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Your smartphone can watch you if it wants to, study finds
« on: July 08, 2018, 05:37:23 AM »
Internet users have grown used to the idea that they can be tracked and profiled as they browse the web, but what about the specific risks of smartphones?

With an array of sensors, GPS, cameras, and microphones, if any device could be used to monitor a person’s life, surely it would be the smartphone.

According to a study conducted by researchers at Northeastern University in Boston – titled Panoptispy just to make its readers feel uneasy as they’re reading it – the truth of smartphone surveillance turns out to be a little more complicated.

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2018/07/05/your-smartphone-can-watch-you-if-it-wants-to-study-finds/

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