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[ NNSquad ] "CarrierIQ" on various mobile handsets

"CarrierIQ" on various mobile handsets

http://j.mp/vCyUA1  (Android Security Test)

    "Carrier IQ (CIQ) sells rootkit software included on many US
     handsets sold on Sprint, Verizon and more.  Devices supported
     include android phones, Blackberries, Nokias, Tablet devices and
     more ...  Carrier IQ is able to query any metric from a device.
     A metric can be a dropped call because of lack of service.  The
     scope of the word metric is very broad though, including device
     type, such as manufacturer and model, available memory and
     battery life, the type of applications resident on the device,
     the geographical location of the device, the end user's pressing
     of keys on the device, usage history of the device, including
     those that characterize a user's interaction with a device."

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Lauren Weinstein (lauren@vortex.com): http://www.vortex.com/lauren 
Co-Founder: People For Internet Responsibility: http://www.pfir.org 
 - Network Neutrality Squad: http://www.nnsquad.org 
 - Global Coalition for Transparent Internet Performance: http://www.gctip.org
 - PRIVACY Forum: http://www.vortex.com 
Member: ACM Committee on Computers and Public Policy
Blog: http://lauren.vortex.com 
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Twitter: https://twitter.com/laurenweinstein 
Tel: +1 (818) 225-2800 / Skype: vortex.com