Your Phone Is Making You Vulnerable – What You Should Know About Cyber Crime

Your Phone Is Making You Vulnerable – What You Should Know About Cyber Crime

  Beware of the cyber criminals – they can now catch you when you are most vulnerable. Kaspersky Lab has recently revealed that cyber criminals have a new weapon to attack your privacy. They can now hijack your mobile device camera and invite themselves in your most private moment.
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Indoor Location Tracking Will Be Widespread By 2013

Indoor Location Tracking Will Be Widespread By 2013

“There are already tens of thousands of different location-aware apps for smartphones today,” said CEO of Micello Ankit Agarwal that furnishes gadget-friendly indoor maps to app-making companies. “All of those apps are going to be indoors too.”
Sky Sapience HoverMast: New Type Of Surveillance Drones

Sky Sapience HoverMast: New Type Of Surveillance Drones

An appropriately named startup that is called Sky Sapience has been creating a tethered hovercraft which can send into the air its surveillance mechanism for up to 50 meters high. The weight of this surveillance drone is 10 kilograms and it is called HoverMast. This advanced multipurpose surveillance machine can carry up to 9 kilograms...
Manufacturers Of Tracking Devices Are Trying To Avoid Jamming

Manufacturers Of Tracking Devices Are Trying To Avoid Jamming

The story about Chronos Sentinel Project in UK is spreading on the internet like a fire in the wood storage. People discuss the matter and during those hot debates there are those who agree with the GPS jammers and those who don’t, and it is natural and quite normal. But the governments of different countries...
Cell Phone Networks Leak Enough Data To Track Your Location

Cell Phone Networks Leak Enough Data To Track Your Location

GSM cell phone networks leak sufficient amount of location information to give different third-parties easy access to cell phone users’ location, according to the recent University of Minnesota research.   “We have demonstrated that there’s sufficient amount of data leaking from the various lower layers of common GSM communication stack and that enables the attacker...
Chronos Sentinel Project: Many Lies About GPS Jammers

Chronos Sentinel Project: Many Lies About GPS Jammers

In recent weeks whole internet was cluttering about the Sentinel research that was held in United Kingdom. There were dozens of articles describing those events in the fullest detail. As far as I know, it all began from the BBC News article and spread along the internet, but there is one thing for you to...
Soon Indian Government Will Be Tracking All Mobile Phones

Soon Indian Government Will Be Tracking All Mobile Phones

The authorities in India are planning to track all cell phone users. As per changes made to all licenses of their operators, starting May 31 of this year, operators will have to furnish the Department of Telecommunications with real-time lists of latitudes and longitudes pointing at mobile phone users’ locations.
UK Will Spy On All Its Population In Every Possible Way

UK Will Spy On All Its Population In Every Possible Way

Yes, this is not a fiction anymore. MI5, MI6, GCHQ and other governmental and military organizations will use all ways available to collect the broad range of data about every single citizen of United Kingdom. Landlines, mobile phones of Virgin Media, Vodafone, BT, Sky and O2 carriers, social networks communication from common Facebook wall posts...
Meet WiLink 8.0: New NFC Chip Made By Texas Instruments

Meet WiLink 8.0: New NFC Chip Made By Texas Instruments

NFC, a cordless technology mainly utilized to make mobile payments, has not taken off absolutely in the US. It is available in few smartphones, but banks and different carriers are arguing over payment services, while smartphone manufacturers such as Motorola, for example, have said that they do not wish to carry out such expensive innovation...
Southwest Airlines iPhone App Has The Eavesdropping Vulnerability

Southwest Airlines iPhone App Has The Eavesdropping Vulnerability

University of Colorado recently checked the security of 230+ widely liked iOS apps because they wanted to know how much secured different apps for smartphones and tablets. They made really shocking discovery. The biggest potential security breach is hidden in Southwest Airlines app for iPhone. This app leaves user data vulnerable to different hackers.
Privacy Versus Protection: Supreme Court Opened Pandora Box

Privacy Versus Protection: Supreme Court Opened Pandora Box

Our world is becoming completely connected day by day, and every one of us who just live and goes to work and interact with other people in this digital world give small pieces of ourselves away. Considering social media apps like Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, LinkedIn and others, private and business information that earlier was thought...
SWARM: Smart And Agile Quadrocopters Which Might Be Very Dangerous

SWARM: Smart And Agile Quadrocopters Which Might Be Very Dangerous

Nowadays the University of Pennsylvania is developing quite interesting and very promising project called SWARM (Scalable sWarms of Autonomous Robots and Mobile Sensors). Among all sub-projects of this project one is definitely stands out. It is a project of GRASP Lab that consists of developing the quadrocopters which are very maneuverable and easy to control...
Big Brother And You: Good And Bad GPS Tracking

Big Brother And You: Good And Bad GPS Tracking

Orwell’s book 1984 turned on alerts about all authorities always watching, yet his fictional piece of work is crawling ever closer to real world. As more cases with GPS tracking involved come into the spotlight, inhabitants are starting to understand what is at risk. Even the Supreme Court of the country appears to be doubtful...