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iPhone phone home

Researchers have recently discovered that 68% of a sample of iPhone apps send user UDIDs (Unique Device Identifiers) to servers managed by the developer of the app. ¬†This follows a similar study that found that half of a sample of … Continue reading

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Even Paranoids have Enemies

There was recently a very troubling story across the wire about a Google Site Reliability Engineer that was using his privileged access to user accounts to stalk them in cyberspace. ¬† He was outed and fired by Google, but the … Continue reading

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