1st December 2011. Your smartphone could be watching just about everything you do, security researcher Trevor Eckhart argued in a video posted in the last few weeks. There is a hidden process on many smartphones, called ‘Carrier IQ’ which has the ability to record and transmit keystroke data and web searches to unannounced locations. This process is reportedly on 130 million mobile devices worldwide.
‘The telephone is a good way to talk to people without having to offer them a drink’