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  • Any piece of technology that stores information could be compromised—even obsolete devices that get thrown out with the garbage

    In the Media - 11/01/2018

    The risks created by easily accessible software are increasingly coming into focus. Recent research from Northeastern University in Boston has found that apps for Android phones were acting beyond their terms of use by recording users’ screens and sending that information back to the company. Of the 17,260 apps researched, they found over half had the potential to exfiltrate data collected through the phone’s camera, microphone or ability to record the device’s screen.

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