Android apps track your location every three minutes, says Carnegie Mellon study

A Carnegie Mellon University study has discovered that a selection of Android apps collect location data on their users on average every three minutes, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Are you being tracked? How to spot a tracking app on your phone

Tracking apps and spyware are a genuine risk, and an extremely unpleasant invasion of privacy for many. Here are our tips on how to recognize if you have a tracking app on your phone, and what to do about it.

AccelPrint: cómo rastrear un smartphone gracias a su acelerómetro

Investigadores de la Universidad de Illinois, South Carolina y Zhejiang han llevado a cabo una interesante investigación respecto a los acelerómetros de dispositivos móviles, gracias a la cual concluyeron que cada uno suele responder de forma distinta ante estímulos iguales. Esto permite construir una “huella digital” prácticamente única para cada uno de ellos, haciendo posible

How to stop Twitter tracking you and keep private the websites you visit

Like Facebook, Twitter wants to know which websites you visit and so it has a system for tracking you as you click from site to site, a fact that leads to a pair of interesting questions: “Did you know that?” and “Are you okay with that?” As we will see in a moment, this system

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