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Submission + - CarrierIQ: Most Phones Ship with Rootkits (xda-developers.com) 1

Kompressor writes: According to a developer on the XDA forums, TrevE, many Android, Nokia, and BlackBerry smartphones have software called "Carrier IQ" that allows your carrier full access into your handset, including keylogging, which apps have been run, URLs that have been loaded in the browser, etc.


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