- Safi Bello
Dozens of iOS apps surreptitiously share user location data with tracking firms
Ars Technica -------- During preparation for a workshop at DEF CON in August on locating privacy leaks in network traffic, we discovered a number of applications on both iOS and Android that were broadcasting precise location data back to the applications' developers—in some cases in unencrypted formats. Research released late Friday by Sudo Security's Guardian mobile firewall team provided some confirmation to our findings—and demonstrated that many apps are sharing location data with firms that market location data information without the users' knowledge. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.