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Your Android Phone Is Secretly Recording Everything You Do (Updated)-Gizmodo

If you have any decently modern Android phone, everything you do is being recorded by hidden software lurking inside. It even circumvents web encryption and grabs everything--including your passwords and Google queries.

Worse: it's the handset manufacturers and the carriers who--in the name of "making your user experience better"--install this software without any way for you to opt-out. This video, recorded by 25-year-old Android developer Trevor Eckhart, shows how it works. This is bad. Really bad.

Update 1: Nokia claims they don't use Carrier IQ's spyware.
Update 2: Hackers have found Carrier IQ in Apple iPhone, but only works in diagnostic mode--which is off by default--and only logs technical data.


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