Easy mobile security the Faraday way
Have you heard about those special bags, cases and wallets that protect your electronics from hack attacks?
It’s a signal-blocking container, basically a tinfoil hat for your gadget.
Tinfoil hats are associated with conspiracy theorists concerned about secret government mind-control programs. But when it comes to your wireless gadgets, they really are out to get you.
For example: It’s not a conspiracy theory to believe that companies you’ve never heard of are tracking your location.
In the past two weeks, we’ve learned that a company called Securus Technologies sold the real-time location data of millions of people. It got this data from another company called LocationSmart, which itself was buying the data from AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon.