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iPhone Users Be Aware Of This
I just read an article this morning about how it has been revealed that iPhones track the owner's location and stores data about their whereabouts without their knowledge.
Color me jaded, but ever since the advent of the GPS and the various related apps available, I've been waiting for this. There are so many devices and applications where we're compromising personal information that I'm actually surprised it's taken this long to be revealed. It's easy information just begging to be archived...which, apparently, is happening...
"The unauthorized surveillance started in June 2010, when the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system was released, according to two researchers who say they discovered a hidden tracking file and posted it out of concern for users.
Apple has not responded to the allegations.
The researchers have posted a program online that will let any iPhone user see a map of his or her location over time, going back to June, when iOS 4.0 was released."
My question is this: Are you REALLY surprised?
Just as hackers are constantly trying to get Google's Krabby Patty formula and are trying to compromise the security of social media sites, bank sites, etc., there are ... more
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