Yahoo was using a 'poorly designed' malware to scan emails for the government
According to sources, the spy tool that Yahoo installed last year to scan hundreds of millions of emails on behalf of the NSA and FBI was a poorly designed malware that engineers actually flagged as a rootkit.
Carriers and handset vendors provide senator information about Carrier IQ deployment
Carriers give Senator Franken vague details about what data is collected with Carrier IQ. They also say subscriber agreements allow them to use it.
Sprint disables Carrier IQ on all of its devices
Sprint, the largest user of Carrier IQ software in the U.S., has said this week that is completely disabling the software in all of its devices. ......
Another security researcher examines Carrier IQ - says keylogging concerns are unfounded
A security researcher appears to have verified Carrier IQ's claim that their smartphone software does not log keystrokes or SMS messages.
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, ......
Verizon and Sprint using rootkit to collect data from Android phones
Verizon and Sprint are using a rootkit on their phones for secret data collection from customers. You will be surprised at what they can find out.