Researchers believe some popular smartphones may be listening a little too closely to your activities. A team from the German Technical University of Braunschweig (Brunswick) found 234 Android applications that contain code, known as SilverPush, that listens for ultrasonic signals embedded in media or emitted by beacons. Though primarily intended to track users’ media consumption…

via Millions of Android Devices Could Be Secretly Spying on Users, Researchers Claim — Fortune

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