Carrier IQ

EFF intends to collect files from Carrier IQ phone users

Carrier IQ software from the stores on mobile devices users called “profiles” with instructions for collecting personal data. The human rights organization Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) asked users of mobile devices to provide so-called “profiles” that are used by the software of Carrier IQ, for an appropriate examination of the company. Note that these files are(…)

How to remove Carrier IQ from Android, Blackberry and iPhone

It is still not 100% cleared up the situation with who and for what purposes the use of Carrier IQ smartphone users, but all holders of platforms iOS, Android, and now the Blackberry can be manually removed from the mobile’s built-in friend a tracking system. Harvesting Carrier IQ with iPhone: According to Apple, the majority of smartphones on(…)

The FBI refused to provide information about Carrier IQ

A recent request under the FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) to the FBI to “manuals, documentation and other written guidelines that are used to access and analyze data collected by programs that are developed and applied in Carrier IQ”, was met with failure. The FBI said that they have the requested documents, but they also have(…)

IPhone will be removed from the program to spy device

Apple will refuse to use the iPhone Carrier IQ software after the scandal, which unfolded at the beginning of the week, according to the blog All Things Digital. November 28 American programmer Trevor Eckart posted on YouTube a video in which he told that Carrier IQ – it’s utility, which is “sewn” to the phone memory(…)

Software developer asks for forgiveness from a security researcher

Software developer took back his words with regard to the developer Android, which equates to the diagnostic application of a rootkit, which poses a risk to millions of mobile devices. In a statement, which was published on Wednesday, the developer of Carrier IQ apologized Trevor Eckhart for threatening legal action over the publication in which(…)