Sign In

Communications of the ACM

ACM News

Spies Can Track You Just By Watching Your Phone's Power ­se


View as: Print Mobile App Share: Send by email Share on reddit Share on StumbleUpon Share on Hacker News Share on Tweeter Share on Facebook
Phone power consumption clue

Credit: Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images

Smartphone users might balk at letting a random app like Candy Crush or Shazam track their every move via GPS. But researchers have found that Android phones reveal information about your location to every app on your device through a different, unlikely data leak: the phone's power consumption.

From Wired
View Full Article

 


 

No entries found

Sign In for Full Access
» Forgot Password? » Create an ACM Web Account