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FTC has strong words for other OEMs following HTC ruling
FTC has strong words for other OEMs following HTC ruling
Earlier this week, HTC America announced that it would settle with the FCC over claims it did not "take adequate steps to eliminate security ...... 27 Feb 2013 - 1 comment
Sprint removing Carrier IQ from smartphones, starting this month
Sprint removing Carrier IQ from smartphones, starting this month
Sprint has confirmed today that it will be providing maintenance releases to its smartphone devices to remove Carrier IQ. In December, Sprint, ...... 18 Jan 2012 - 3 comments
Carriers and handset vendors provide senator information about Carrier IQ deployment
Carriers and handset vendors provide senator information about Carrier IQ deployment
Shortly after the furor over Carrier IQ began, Senator Al Franken sent letters to several national mobile carriers and handset manufacturers ...... 19 Dec 2011 - 1 comment
RIM gives out instruction on how to remove Carrier IQ from BlackBerry
RIM gives out instruction on how to remove Carrier IQ from BlackBerry
RIM has become the first handset maker to officially give instructions on how to remove the smartphone rootkit Carrier IQ. The software runs ...... 16 Dec 2011 - 2 comments
FBI denies FOIA request for their use of Carrier IQ
FBI denies FOIA request for their use of Carrier IQ
Carrier IQ, the much maligned rootkit installed on over 140 million smartphones around the globe, is back in the news today, but this time with ...... 13 Dec 2011 - 1 comment
Google: We don't support Carrier IQ
Google: We don't support Carrier IQ
CEO distances Google from Carrier IQ at a conference in The Hague. Google chief executive Eric Schmidt has insisted that the search giant ...... 10 Dec 2011
Another security researcher examines Carrier IQ - says keylogging concerns are unfounded
Another security researcher examines Carrier IQ - says keylogging concerns are unfounded
It appears the most serious allegations about Carrier IQ, the diagnostics software secretly installed and run with root access on a variety ...... 05 Dec 2011 - 7 comments
Apple questioned about Carrier IQ in Germany
Apple questioned about Carrier IQ in Germany
Regulators probe use of Carrier IQ software. Germany's Bavarian State Authority for Data Protection has reportedly contacted Apple to question ...... 03 Dec 2011
FTC must investigate Carrier IQ: U.S. lawmaker
FTC must investigate Carrier IQ: U.S. lawmaker
Lawmaker called for Federal Trade Commission probe into Carrier IQ saga. Over the last couple of weeks, Carrier IQ has come under pressure ...... 03 Dec 2011 - 2 comments
Carrier IQ hit with its first class-action lawsuit
Carrier IQ hit with its first class-action lawsuit
That was fast. Plaintiffs have sued Carrier IQ, and phone makers HTC and Samsung for violating federal wiretapping laws this week, just one ...... 02 Dec 2011 - 6 comments
Android app checks for Carrier IQ software
Android app checks for Carrier IQ software
App provides easiest way to search for under-fire software. The Voodoo Carrier IQ detector, available from the Android Market, aims to provide ...... 02 Dec 2011 - 5 comments
Quick Guide: How to check if your smartphone is infected with Carrier IQ (requires root)
Quick Guide: How to check if your smartphone is infected with Carrier IQ (requires root)
Quick Guide: How to check if your smartphone is infected with Carrier IQ For the past few weeks, there has been much ado about Carrier IQ, ...... 02 Dec 2011 - 13 comments
Carrier IQ drops legal threat against security researcher
Carrier IQ drops legal threat against security researcher
Carrier IQ apologizes for baseless threats, but defends its practices. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) came to the defence of security ...... 24 Nov 2011
     

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