Saturday, July 06, 2013

Motorola Blur users read this

For certain models motorola not only captures your ID and pw but redirects your web traffic through their servers and retransmits over unencrypted http.   That seems to be the gist:
Motorola secretly spies on Droid phone users every 9 minutes, collects personal data
By Darlene Storm

July 03, 2013 3:35 PM EDTYou know the NSA is “listening,” nabbing Verizon customers’ cell phone metadata, but did you know that Motorola is listening too? A security engineer with a Motorola Droid X2 smartphone discovered that Motorola is silently slurping up personal info like passwords, GPS data from photos, email addresses, and usernames to name but a few. His phone is checking in with Motorola every nine minutes. Even worse, the data is often sent over an unencrypted HTTP channel. As a Slashdot comment stated, “The NSA would like to thank Motorola for their cooperation.”