Category: Cellphone

Facebook App Is Secretly Accessing iPhone Users Camera

Facebook App Is Secretly Accessing iPhone Users Camera

Convert Text to SpeechMac Slavo  | SHTFPlan | Source URL While unsuspecting iPhone users read their daily dose of mainstream media news, the Facebook app is secretly accessing the camera on their smartphones. But Facebook says not worry: it’s only a bug… Users, however, are rightly concerned that Facebook is […]

Cybersecurity experts warn China’s Communist Party ‘can spy on citizens’ through its free news and messaging app which has been downloaded by more than 100million people

Cybersecurity experts warn China’s Communist Party ‘can spy on citizens’ through its free news and messaging app which has been downloaded by more than 100million people

iSpeech.org Milly Vincent | The Daily Mail | Source URL A mobile app promoted by the Chinese Communist Party could be a gateway for the government to spy on its citizens, cybersecurity experts have warned. The app, which provides news and messaging services, was made mandatory for all 90million communist […]

Apple contractors ‘regularly hear confidential details’ on Siri recordings

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Alex Herb | The Guardian | Source URL: Apple contractors regularly hear confidential medical information, drug deals, and recordings of couples having sex, as part of their job providing quality control, or “grading”, the company’s Siri voice assistant, the Guardian has learned. Although Apple does not explicitly disclose it in […]

All Four Major Wireless Carriers Hit With Lawsuits Over Sharing, Selling Location Data

All Four Major Wireless Carriers Hit With Lawsuits Over Sharing, Selling Location Data

iSpeech Karl Bode | TechDirt | Source URL We’ve noted repeatedly that if you’re upset about Facebook’s privacy scandals, you should be equally concerned about the wireless industry’s ongoing location data scandals. Not only were the major carriers caught selling your location data to any nitwit with a checkbook, they […]

Senators Question DOJ’s Surveillance of Americans’ Cell Phone Location Records

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https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Brandi Vincent | NextGov | Source URL Lawmakers want the attorney general to explain how the collection of cellular location data has changed following a recent SCOTUS decision. A bipartisan group of senators questioned the Justice Department this week regarding how the government’s treatment of cellphone-generated location data in […]

Saudi app criticized for feature to control women’s travel

Saudi app criticized for feature to control women’s travel

iSpeech.org AP News | Source URL The Saudi government app Absher is mostly a way for people to pay traffic fines and complete other administrative tasks electronically. But one feature isn’t sitting well with civil-rights advocates: the ability for men to grant or deny a woman permission to travel. Regardless […]

Stalkers and Debt Collectors Impersonate Cops to Trick Big Telecom Into Giving Them Cell Phone Location Data

Stalkers and Debt Collectors Impersonate Cops to Trick Big Telecom Into Giving Them Cell Phone Location Data

iSpeech Motherboard – Vice | Source URL In several cases, a stalker impersonated a US Marshal and reported a fake kidnapping in order to get telecom companies to give them real-time cell phone location data. Motherboard previously reported that AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint have been selling their customers’ real-time location […]

Nearly every major US cellphone carrier sold precise location data to BOUNTY HUNTERS via a ‘secret phone tracking service’ for years, bombshell report finds

Nearly every major US cellphone carrier sold precise location data to BOUNTY HUNTERS via a ‘secret phone tracking service’ for years, bombshell report finds

iSpeech Annie Palmer | The Daily Mail | Source URL A shocking new report has found hundreds of bounty hunters had access to highly sensitive user data – and it was sold to them by almost every major U.S. wireless carrier. The practice was first revealed last month and, at […]