Popular Science News | Hacking Your Smartphone Camera

Popular Science News – Scientists are worried that software has been developed that, if hackers manage to get it onto your smartphone, will take silent photos of your surrounding, stitch them together and send them to the hacker. The software allows the hacker to see your surroundings and discover if there is anything worth stealing.

Dumb, in virtually ever case the hacker will have a photo of the inside of a pocket, a phone case or the ceiling! I’m beginning to worry about these worried scientists. [New Scientist – 6 October 2012]

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