Posts Tagged ‘iphone’

Google’s “Wifi Location Opt-Out” policy is horrible and flawed.

In one of my previous posts, I wrote how Google and other companies are tracking our locations via Wifi routers. In order to do that, these company must have a database that stores all of the wifi routers it can find, and their locations. Google FINALLY just introduced a way to remove your router from […]

Wifi Location Tracking is killing Privacy

<tinfoil hat> When Google’s “streetview cars” roamed around the world, they were performing wifi scans of their surrounding areas. By mapping the MAC address of your location to the van’s GPS coordinates, they built a map of locations that can accurately find your location, just by knowing the wifi router you’re connected to. Google claimed […]

You Need a “Find My Stolen Phone” App

If you care at all about your phone, you should have a “Find My Phone” app installed. Why should you install a “Lost Phone” app? Your phone has sensitive personal information in it. If you browse the internet on your phone, if could have account login credentials. (Banks, emails) Many people put their company’s emails […]