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  • Hackers may hit home for the holidays

    MSN - 11/23/2015

    Northeastern University researchers found some smartphone fitness apps can leak passwords and location information over public Wi-Fi networks.

    “Our devices really store everything about us on them: who our contacts are, our locations and enough information to identify us because each device has a unique identifier number built into it,” said computer science professor David Choffnes, who led the study, which also developed a system to detect and fix data leaks.

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