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Old October 6th, 2010, 08:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default cyber hacking via geotagged photo uploads

WBZ TV, channel 4 in Boston, MA today reported a caution re: uploaded photos to websites from smartphones being cyberhacked via geotagged photos.

Instructions to disable geotags on photos for upload can be found at:


Has anyone else heard of this? It is claimed that a savy 10 year old can cyberhack a smartphone through geotagged photos on the web.

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