Wifi snooping

04.28.12
Justice Department clears Google of WiFi wiretapping violations
04.28.12

Justice Department clears Google of WiFi wiretapping violations

Two years ago, Google drove its way into a fair amount of hot water when it accidentally (as was c...

By J. Trew,   04.28.12
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08.01.11
Wireless snooping WASP drone knows you want extra jalapeños, no sliced tomato
08.01.11

Wireless snooping WASP drone knows you want extra jalapeños, no sliced tomato

This fearsome contraption is the handiwork of a couple of amateur DEFCON-types who reckoned that...

By S. Sakr,   08.01.11
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07.05.11
Microsoft offers up 'managed driving' source code, gets back to location-based business
07.05.11

Microsoft offers up 'managed driving' source code, gets back to location-based business

WiFi-sniffing -- all the major tech giant's are doing it. But it's for your own better-targeted,...

By J. Volpe,   07.05.11
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10.27.10
FTC accepts Google's privacy apology, lets Street View off the hook
10.27.10

FTC accepts Google's privacy apology, lets Street View off the hook

When Google admitted its Street View cars had collected sensitive data after all, it sparked a new...

By Sean Hollister,   10.27.10
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10.20.10
Google's wardriving days are over, says Canadian privacy commissioner
10.20.10

Google's wardriving days are over, says Canadian privacy commissioner

When Google's Street View cars glide through your neighborhood next, you can leave the WPA2 encrypt...

By Sean Hollister,   10.20.10
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07.20.10
Apple responds to congressional inquiry, details location data collection in 13-page letter
07.20.10

Apple responds to congressional inquiry, details location data collection in 13-page letter

When Apple's latest privacy policy revealed the company could track any iPhone's location in real t...

By Sean Hollister,   07.20.10
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06.04.10
Google to disclose WiFi snooping data to regulators amid allegations it was collected intentionally
06.04.10

Google to disclose WiFi snooping data to regulators amid allegations it was collected intentionally

And the mess gets messier. A class action lawsuit filed against Google in Oregon has now been enric...

By Vlad Savov,   06.04.10
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