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How to guarantee your Android phone isn’t spying on you

27
May
2014

Last week, a developer revealed to the world just how easy it is for a nefarious hacker to use your Android phone to spy on you. With some simplecode that utilized a serious security hole, the developer was able to create a program that caused an Android handset’s camera to covertly capture photos on command, and then transmit those photos to a remote server without the user ever knowing. The idea that your smartphone might be taking photos of you and sending them to a hacker without your knowledge is absolutely terrifying. But as it turns out, there’s an app that can guarantee your phone isn’t spying on you. Shortly after our story about the aforementioned security hole was published, we were

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