Apple Spyphone

At a technology conference in California, United States, Alasdair Allan and Pete Warden revealed that the iPhone and the iPad record the movement of users. The second engineer found a hidden file in the iPhone and the iPad which shows the location of users based on GPS coordinates, altitude, and time down to seconds. A creepy, even though the file is hidden, but the file is not encrypted. This means that this file can be easily copied and read by anyone who wants to spy on you.
With the existence of this file, Apple Inc. can be charged with breaking the law because it violates a person's privacy rights. Apple Inc. is still silent though urged by a variety of questions from various parties, including from some members of the U.S. Congress. Fortunately, Alasdair Allan and Pete Warden found no evidence that the information is delivered to a site. As far as their knowledge, the file containing the info is only stored locally.

However, this did not dampen criticism from many quarters. "It's not a smartphone, but spyphone," said John M Simpson, Director of Consumer Privacy Project Watch. He is not making this up because there is no way to turn off the recording location. In addition, the file cache is not like a computer that can be removed at will. Pete Warden argued that the file contains this info will carry on, we synchronize updated every tool, and even carried away when we migrate to newer devices.
However, there is still a glimmer of good news. For those of you who have to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad, you can use UnTrackerD. This applet can not stop the tracking, but can forcibly remove the log files on your device.
Apple alone has sold a lot of iPhone and iPad that affect the increase in revenue this year and increase the value of Apple stock ($ 351 at the close yesterday). However, this also means that many users are affected dampa, with a possible class action lawsuit is very big.
If you are curious about the file locations on your iPhone or iPad you, Pete Warden provides guidelines and an application to access it. Pete Warden of Apple itself had been an employee for 5 years before retiring three years ago.

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