Friday, November 18, 2011

Why Soldiers Should Be Wary Of Their Smart Phones

Pocket Spies -- Michael Yon

We know the Internet has dangers. Everything we put onto the information superhighway should be considered chiseled into marble. Meanwhile, those smartphones that so many of us carry are tantamount to carrying hostile spies in our pockets. If the battery is charged and in the phone, the phone is a homing beacon whether it’s on or off. Now add services such as Facebook, and those excellent phone cameras with geotagging, and there is a combination for disaster.

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My Comment: The Taliban are also no longer trusting their cell phones.

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