There’s no such thing as online privacy

For more than a decade, tracking systems have been taking note of where you go and what you search for on the Web — without your permission. And today many of the personal details you voluntarily divulge on popular websites and social networks are being similarly tracked and analyzed.

Website security company Dasient presented examples of PC-based tracking techniques getting extended in a troublesome way to Internet-connected mobile devices at Black Hat.  You can get their full paper/presentation, Mobile Malware Madness and How to Cap the Mad Hatters: A Preliminary Look at Mitigating Mobile Malware, at their website.

For an intro to the topic, check out USA Today; for a more geeky analysis, check out WebsiteGear.com.

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