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Snowden Developing Device to Detect if Your iPhone is Secretly Transmitting

Former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee Edward Snowden and well-known hardware hacker Andrew “Bunnie” Huang, are developing a case-like device for the iPhone to monitor the electrical signals sent to its internal antennas. According to Wired, the aim of the device is to offer a constant check on whether your phone’s radios are transmitting, especially without your knowledge. Both Snowden...

Former NSA Contractor Edward Snowden Applauds Security Measures in iOS 8

In an editorial published today by The New York Times, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has applauded security measures enabled by Apple in iOS 8, such as the default full-disk encryption, noting that this level of security ensures that even if your phone is stolen, your private data is kept secure. "Basic technical safeguards such as...