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Fake cell phone 'towers' may be spying on Americans' calls, texts
Munoz, Eduardo
More than a dozen 'fake cell phone towers' could be secretly hijacking Americans' mobile devices in order to listen in on phone calls or snoop on text messages, a security-focused cell phone company c...
The Great SIM Heist: How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle
Scahill, Jeremy; Begley, Josh
American and British spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world, stealing encryption keys used to protect the privacy of cellphone communicat...
Location Tracking: A Pervasive Problem in Modern Technology
Schoen, Seth
NSA is tracking people around the Internet and the physical world. These newly-revealed techniques hijacked personal information that was being transmitted for some commercial purpose, converting it i...
A practical guide to protecting your identity and security when using mobile phones
Many activists have been tracked via their mobile phones. Assess the risk for your own activities given the practices used in your country, how high-profile your work is, and what others in your commu...
Secret 'BADASS' Intelligence Program Spied on Smartphones
Lee, Micah
British and Canadian spy agencies accumulated sensitive data on smartphone users, by piggybacking on ubiquitous software from advertising and analytics companies, according to a document obtained by N...
Why I'm Saying Goodbye to Apple, Google and Microsoft: I'm putting more trust in communities than corporations
Gillmor, Dan
Gillmor discusses how we are losing control over the technology tools that once promised equal opportunity in speech and innovation.

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Apple sued for deliberately slowing down older iPhones
A lawsuit was filed in California against technology giant Apple after the company admitted to slowing down their older iPhone models.
How to Be Smart with Your Smart Phone
Law, Kimberly
For many, the telephone is still the primary source of communicating with others for business, even if it is portable. With no visual cues to look for, your words and the tone of your voice are extrem...
Met police using surveillance system to monitor mobile phones
Gallagher, Ryan; Syal, Rejeev
Civil liberties group raises concerns over Met police purchase of technology to track public handsets over a targeted area.

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