BADASS

British, Canadian Governments Used ‘BADASS’ to Spy on Smartphones

According to a report by The Intercept (via iMore), a secret surveillance program called ‘BADASS’ was used by the British and Canadian governments to acquire sensitive smartphone user data from the servers of numerous advertising and analytics companies. BADASS gathered unencrypted data sent to the companies from iPhones and other devices, which can give whoever is looking at it confidential information...