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Flaw in webpage demo could have allowed anyone to track cellphones on major U.S. providers

4 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

A company based in San Diego, LocationSmart of Carlsbad, collects real-time data on wireless mobile devices. A computer science student said in a report published today, that a flaw in the company's website could have revealed to anyone, the real-time location of any cellphone running on Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile or Sprint. The information would have been accurate to within a few hundred yards.
If your first thought is, what purpose do companies like LocationSmart serve, they sell location data to companies that want/need to track their employees. Another part of ...
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