Privacy threats

Perdita di dati: dati di contatto di Instagram visibili in rete

Gli utenti del servizio di video e immagini Instagram sono stati vittime di un trattamento incauto dei dati, come ha riferito la rivista Heise Online. I dati privati di quasi 49 milioni di account utente, inclusi numeri di telefono e indirizzi e-mail, erano liberamente accessibili online. I dati erano conservati senza protezione sufficiente su un server cloud di Amazon Web Services.

Tracker sind Überall

Forscher der Universität Oxford betrachteten fast eine Million Apps, die im „Google Play Store“ bereitgestellt sind. So gut wie alle haben Tracker eingebaut.
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Mobile phones transmit personal data to third-party servers

Kryptowire has identified several models of Android mobile devices that contained firmware that transmit sensitive personal data to third-party servers without disclosure or the users' consent.

Please don’t store private data in your address book!

Never should you use the cell phone contact lists for storing sensitive information. Information in the address book are stored in plain text, that is, not protected so that they can be read by a stranger. It is technically possible, and not at all complicated to access with an app on the files in the address book of a mobile device.
Read about it on the magazine "Wired".