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InfoQ's Interview with Trevor Eckhart- “Discoverer” of Carrier IQ Root Kit

by Martin Monroe Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 24, 2013

Trevor Eckhart became a household name when his video demonstrating Carrier IQ software in action and the questions that it engendered went viral. Culminating in the Department of Homeland Security’s recent recommendation to government employees to ensure that their mobile devices are Carrier IQ-free. InfoQ caught up with Mr. Eckhart for an update on this perceived threat to mobile privacy.

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Department of Homeland Security Weighs in on Threats to Mobile Devices

by Martin Monroe Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 14, 2013

Especially branded as malicious in the unclassified document is an application known as Carrier IQ. The DHS specifically advises the various branches of the government to install a mobile app dedicated to removing the perceived security threat posed by any instance of Carrier IQ existing on their device.

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