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Hack this: Researchers turn Verizon device into ‘mobile spy station’

15.07.2013 12:05

Security experts said they have managed to spy on Verizon Wireless mobile phone customers by hacking into devices sold by the US carrier, further fueling the controversy over privacy issues in the wake of the NSA leaks.

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Anonymous user 17.07.2013 12:50

NSA did it first.

Anonymous user 16.07.2013 15:18

okay, that's it. Gotta go.

Anonymous user 16.07.2013 15:13

You figure you can beat me because unlike you, I have to go back to work. You get paid for this.

Anonymous user 16.07.2013 15:09

I hope Snowden outs things like this USA government funded swarm and those like it...

Anonymous user 16.07.2013 15:04

don't call them cats, this swarm of insects - call them what they are - flies masquerading as bees

Anonymous user 16.07.2013 03:00

Verizon had a horrible track record already.

Anonymous user 15.07.2013 18:32

US democracy is nothing but a circus of deception, run by bankster elites and their media cronies!!

Anonymous user 15.07.2013 17:41

Americans are living in a police state; these brainwashed sheep deserve to be spied on.

 

KingLizard 15.07.2013 17:36

:-) Nice catch, but as stated before here, I think it's less then 10%. There is so much happening under the radar that never gets disclosed, fear for stock price, fear for image, fear for customer base. There is a huge issue with R&D. R&D = Let it loose on the world, they will find bugs, exploits and after the zero day period, the vendor (hopefully) fixes them. Let's say that the security industry has no answers to prevent it from happening. It's all about the shiny user interface and marketing.. sadly.

Anonymous user 15.07.2013 16:56

agnes maria we know and its irrelevant. stop reposting. start comment on topic instead of teminology

Anonymous user 15.07.2013 16:24

dismantle the government. let's all get a machine gun!

 

Agnes Maria 15.07.2013 15:09

By its original meaning, a "hack" is an original and clever piece of code that enables you to learn something, solve a problem, etc. True programmers lament at the misuse of this word, as what "hackers" do today has little to do with the origins of the meaning "to hack", which, again, meant to write a clever piece of useful code.

Anonymous user 15.07.2013 14:59

verizon customers should and can sue and with a honest lawyer should win.

Anonymous user 15.07.2013 14:48

The law?this is the USA there are two separate sets of laws

Anonymous user 15.07.2013 14:33

Any private company thats hacks or & steals your private data regardless who for is breaking law

Anonymous user 15.07.2013 14:32

Any private company that gives yor private data 2 a third party without your consent is breaking law

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