Science and Technology : CarrierIQ: Analytical Rootkit (Via Wired Magazine)

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    This has been going around for the last few weeks among the Android/Security/Privacy community and I thought I'd just share:

    http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2011/11/secret-software-logging-video

    Researcher’s Video Shows Secret Software on Millions of Phones Logging Everything

    The Android developer who raised the ire of a mobile-phone monitoring company last week is on the attack again, producing a video of how the Carrier IQ software secretly installed on millions of mobile phones reports most everything a user does...
    wired.com


    It includes Part 2 of the Carrier IQ video by an Android Developer who discovered it. It turns out that ,despite the claims of the company that produces the analytics software for mobiles, the software collects keystrokes and logs encrypted searches etc.

    I'm glad to be on a custom rom.
     
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