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Your smartphone location can be tracked – even if you’ve turned off the GPS

Religiously turning off location services may not save you from having your smartphone tracked: a group of IEEE researchers have demonstrated it’s possible to track mobes even when GPS and Wi-Fi are turned off.

Source: Boffins crack smartphone location tracking – even if you’ve turned off the GPS • The Register

Tricking “secure” Samsung Galaxy S8 iris scanner can be easy

While fingerprint scanners are pretty common feature on smartphones now, Samsung is trying to further with iris scanners stating it makes new Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ their securest phones. However, German white-hat hacker group  Chaos Computer Club (CCC) have announced that they’ve found relatively easy way to trick the iris-recognition system of new Samsung Galaxy S8.

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Exclusive: John McAfee Reveals World’s ‘Most Hack-Proof’ Smartphone

 

Cybersecurity pioneer and creator of famous antivirus program, John McAfee, has revealed plans to produce John McAfee Privacy Phone – the “world’s first truly private smartphone.” He claims it will be the most hack-proof smartphone ever manufactured.

Source: Exclusive: John McAfee Reveals World’s ‘Most Hack-Proof’ Smartphone

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