Category Archives: Privacy

Apple Sued Over Applications Giving Information to Advertisers

According to this Bloomberg article, a law suit was filed against Apple for allowing applications to give personally identifiable information to advertisement networks without the users’ consent. First off, IANL. However, I feel that my recent work regarding iPhone and … Continue reading

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Detecting Privacy Leaks in iPhone Applications

In the upcoming NDSS 2011 conference in San Diego, one of the papers our team will be presenting is Manuel‘s work on detecting privacy leaks in iPhone applications. The sales of smartphones have exploded recently — especially because of mobile phone … Continue reading

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Digital Signatures and the Austrian Experiment: Our Story

Last year in May, a technical report we published online on the security analysis of the so-called “Citizen Card” in Austria received some press coverage. I noticed that some sites (e.g., the Wikipedia entry for the Citizen Card and a site … Continue reading

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