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  • Traitorware: When Your Devices Are Used Against You

    To discourage users from jailbreaking their iPhones (which is legal now, btw), Apple recently filed a patent for spyware that would detect unlocked phones and enable them to remotely lock out unauthorized iOS users. The EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation) has lashed out at Apple’s patent application, coining a new term “traitorware” for software that goes beyond spyware to activate your devices on the sly and use them against you.

    Digg Top Links 3 years ago 5 responses