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Why The Spying Bose Headphones Story Is Mostly BS

Have you seen that “Bose headphones are spying on you” story? It was reported by Reuters and quickly got viral. The story talks about a lawsuit filed by an individual who had discovered that the Bose smartphone app collects the data on the music and podcasts played on the headphones. The claim is that Bose […]

What Cell Phone Spy App is Featured on HBO Series VICE?

“State of Surveillance”, Episode 4.13 of the HBO series VICE features an incredible demonstration of cell phone spy app capabilities. The featured app is so powerful that Edward Snowden feels the need to demonstrate how to physically disable cell phone’s mic and camera(see image above) so that journalists will be safe from tracking and spying. […]