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Your Apps are Tracking Your Every Move!

Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:01 am
by Philip

Re: Your Apps are Tracking Your Every Move!

Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:06 pm
by LittleHamster
Reminds me of my kid's mobile. I turned off the data service, and the apps took control of the phone and switched data service back on and started downloading stuff :shock:

Turning off geolocation on your phone doesn't help much either.....https://www.techrepublic.com/article/yo ... urned-off/

"Smartphones can still be tracked even if location services and GPS are turned off, according to Princeton University researchers. ... The technique, called PinMe, shows it is possible to track a location even if the location services, GPS, and Wi-Fi are turned off."

Google records your location even when you tell it not to ......
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/ ... one-mobile

Not to mention the tracking from phone towers, even when there is no sim in the phone.......
http://theconversation.com/what-the-pol ... data-28844

GPS Can spy on you even when the phone is turned off.....
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/13/gps-can ... t-off.html


If your a private type of person, it would be best to switch the phone off and remove the battery :-)

Re: Your Apps are Tracking Your Every Move!

Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:32 am
by thatkidakayoungguy
LittleHamster wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:06 pm
Reminds me of my kid's mobile. I turned off the data service, and the apps took control of the phone and switched data service back on and started downloading stuff :shock:

Turning off geolocation on your phone doesn't help much either.....https://www.techrepublic.com/article/yo ... urned-off/

"Smartphones can still be tracked even if location services and GPS are turned off, according to Princeton University researchers. ... The technique, called PinMe, shows it is possible to track a location even if the location services, GPS, and Wi-Fi are turned off."

Google records your location even when you tell it not to ......
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/ ... one-mobile

Not to mention the tracking from phone towers, even when there is no sim in the phone.......
http://theconversation.com/what-the-pol ... data-28844

GPS Can spy on you even when the phone is turned off.....
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/13/gps-can ... t-off.html


If your a private type of person, it would be best to switch the phone off and remove the battery :-)
That ain't good for those who watch porn sites...we all know some people on here have.

Re: Your Apps are Tracking Your Every Move!

Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2018 7:03 am
by melanie
thatkidakayoungguy wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:32 am
LittleHamster wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:06 pm
Reminds me of my kid's mobile. I turned off the data service, and the apps took control of the phone and switched data service back on and started downloading stuff :shock:

Turning off geolocation on your phone doesn't help much either.....https://www.techrepublic.com/article/yo ... urned-off/

"Smartphones can still be tracked even if location services and GPS are turned off, according to Princeton University researchers. ... The technique, called PinMe, shows it is possible to track a location even if the location services, GPS, and Wi-Fi are turned off."

Google records your location even when you tell it not to ......
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/ ... one-mobile

Not to mention the tracking from phone towers, even when there is no sim in the phone.......
http://theconversation.com/what-the-pol ... data-28844

GPS Can spy on you even when the phone is turned off.....
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/13/gps-can ... t-off.html


If your a private type of person, it would be best to switch the phone off and remove the battery :-)
That ain't good for those who watch porn sites...we all know some people on here have.
Hypothetically if we are being spied on I suspect it’s for reasons other than if we know why Debbie did Dallas :mrgreen:

Re: Your Apps are Tracking Your Every Move!

Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 2:53 pm
by Nessa
thatkidakayoungguy wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:32 am
LittleHamster wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:06 pm
Reminds me of my kid's mobile. I turned off the data service, and the apps took control of the phone and switched data service back on and started downloading stuff :shock:

Turning off geolocation on your phone doesn't help much either.....https://www.techrepublic.com/article/yo ... urned-off/

"Smartphones can still be tracked even if location services and GPS are turned off, according to Princeton University researchers. ... The technique, called PinMe, shows it is possible to track a location even if the location services, GPS, and Wi-Fi are turned off."

Google records your location even when you tell it not to ......
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/ ... one-mobile

Not to mention the tracking from phone towers, even when there is no sim in the phone.......
http://theconversation.com/what-the-pol ... data-28844

GPS Can spy on you even when the phone is turned off.....
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/13/gps-can ... t-off.html


If your a private type of person, it would be best to switch the phone off and remove the battery :-)
That ain't good for those who watch porn sites...we all know some people on here have.
Would you like to confess something?

You are safe among the brethren :yes:

Re: Your Apps are Tracking Your Every Move!

Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:54 pm
by RickD
Nessa wrote:
Fri Dec 21, 2018 2:53 pm
thatkidakayoungguy wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:32 am
LittleHamster wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 2:06 pm
Reminds me of my kid's mobile. I turned off the data service, and the apps took control of the phone and switched data service back on and started downloading stuff :shock:

Turning off geolocation on your phone doesn't help much either.....https://www.techrepublic.com/article/yo ... urned-off/

"Smartphones can still be tracked even if location services and GPS are turned off, according to Princeton University researchers. ... The technique, called PinMe, shows it is possible to track a location even if the location services, GPS, and Wi-Fi are turned off."

Google records your location even when you tell it not to ......
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/ ... one-mobile

Not to mention the tracking from phone towers, even when there is no sim in the phone.......
http://theconversation.com/what-the-pol ... data-28844

GPS Can spy on you even when the phone is turned off.....
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/13/gps-can ... t-off.html


If your a private type of person, it would be best to switch the phone off and remove the battery :-)
That ain't good for those who watch porn sites...we all know some people on here have.
Would you like to confess something?

You are safe among the brethren :yes:
And sisteren.
:giverose:

Re: Your Apps are Tracking Your Every Move!

Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:42 pm
by LittleHamster
School uniforms in China can now track you. Talk about "spywear"

https://interestingengineering.com/chin ... chool-kids



I suspect that my TV is up to no good too. :econfused:

Re: Your Apps are Tracking Your Every Move!

Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:53 pm
by RickD
LittleHamster wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:42 pm
School uniforms in China can now track you. Talk about "spywear"

https://interestingengineering.com/chin ... chool-kids



I suspect that my TV is up to no good too. :econfused:
Good news: The chips in the uniforms can withstand 500 wash cycles.

Bad news: The uniforms themselves, were made with cheap material in a Chinese sweat shop, and will disintegrate after 5 washes.

Re: Your Apps are Tracking Your Every Move!

Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2019 2:29 pm
by LittleHamster
RickD wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:53 pm
....
Good news: The chips in the uniforms can withstand 500 wash cycles.

Bad news: The uniforms themselves, were made with cheap material in a Chinese sweat shop, and will disintegrate after 5 washes.
Alternatively....

Bad news: The chips in the uniforms can withstand 500 wash cycles.

Good
news: The uniforms themselves, were made with cheap material in a Chinese sweat shop, and will disintegrate after 5 washes.

Re: Your Apps are Tracking Your Every Move!

Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 1:30 pm
by thatkidakayoungguy
So at 501 wash cycles they mess up? Ok then.