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  • How to keep data leaks from getting out of hand

    Boston Globe - 02/16/2017

    Many apps give the personal information they collect about you to other companies without explicitly asking your permission. David Choffnes, a computer scientist at Northeastern University, uses a program called ReCon to look for leaky apps. He’s found dozens, including a few that transmit the names, locations, and even passwords of smartphone users without their permission.

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