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Shazam Vulnerability Could Have Exposed User Locations

The vulnerability in Shazam app could expose location of Android and iOS users. Patch already deployed before potential exploitation.

Ring Neighbors App Vulnerability Exposed Users’ Precise Location Data

Exploiting the vulnerability in Ring Neighbors app could allow retrieving precise location coordinates and addresses from Ring servers.

New 5G Network Flaws Let Attackers Track Users' Locations and Steal Data

Vulnerabilities in standalone 5G networks could allow attackers to steal credentials and falsify subscriber authentication

iOS 14 Introduces ‘Precise Location’ Toggle For Custom Location Sharing

With Precise Location feature. the upcoming iOS 14 will let users share exact or approximate location with apps as needed.

NSA offers advice on how to reduce location tracking risks

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) today has published guidance on how to expose as little location information as possible while using mobile and IoT devices, social media, and mobile apps.

Google will now auto-delete location and search history by default for new users

Google will now auto-delete data after 18 months for all new users. This feature applies to search history (on web or in-app), location history, and voice commands collected through the Google Assistant or devices like Google Home.

FBI Expands Ability to Monitor Social Media, Location Data

The FBI’s records show a growing focus on harnessing the latest private sector tools for mass surveillance, including recent contracts with companies that monitor social media posts and collect cellphone location data.

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