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Carrier IQ and security of certain mobile devices

Source | 2017-07-07T16:41:36+00:00 Nov 30th, 2011|Categories: LegalEthics, Post|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Carrier IQ and security of certain mobile devices

An interesting, perhaps troubling, issue raised with respect to security of certain mobile devices. Read more about Carrier IQ  (http://www.geek.com/articles/mobile/how-much-of-your-phone-is-yours-20111115/, http://androidsecuritytest.com/features/logs-and-services/loggers/carrieriq/carrieriq-part2/, http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2011/11/secret-software-logging-video  A somewhat long video of how this works is available here. http://tinyurl.com/cwcyjoc. Although there will likely be more articles about this in the media in the future, this highlights potential security and related issues for users of mobile devices.