Archive for September, 2012

avast Mobile Security is sending SMS without user knowledge

UPDATE: I have been contacted by Avast to clarify this SMS issue and I’m working with them to fix this. I think I found the bug and, if proven, it’s something really funny. I hope I’ll be able to update you soon as I am leaving to EUSecWest conference. UPDATE2: It was not the bug [...]

About SIM card tracker app

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Yesterday a tweet got my attention: “sim card tracker found on all orange sim cards. sends location, IMEI to operator, without your knowledge“.¬† As I am a little bit suspicious about this kind of things, I have asked to¬†define “all” and “without your knowledge”. Immediately came the reply which confirmed my feeling: “the smart card [...]

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