1. Check out our app, Forums for Android! Download and leave feedback here!

wifi and history

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by lp06, Nov 29, 2010.

  1. lp06

    lp06 New Member
    Thread Starter
    5

    Nov 29, 2010
    1
    0
    5
    if im using an encrypted wifi at work , can they see what i look at or download over my phone?
     

    Advertisement

  2. pastafarian

    pastafarian P√Ętes avec votre foie
    523

    Nov 4, 2009
    5,622
    4,625
    523
    Sales
    The Sea of Tranquility
    If you have to ask the question, you probably shouldn't be doing it. Unless of course you hate the job and are looking for an excuse to leave (be left?).
     
  3. edlex

    edlex Well-Known Member
    93

    May 17, 2010
    796
    142
    93
    Miami, FL
    Technically if your using company bandwidth they track everything you do online. Assuming they have the necessary software.
     
  4. AlkiDweller

    AlkiDweller Well-Known Member
    53

    Dec 3, 2009
    498
    96
    53
    Seattle
    Without knowing what wireless router they have, it's impossible to say. But, even if you knew, there are programs out there that work with various routers that can track users, when that ability doesn't exist natively (or exists in a limited capacity) in the router.
     
  5. AndroidSPCS

    AndroidSPCS Well-Known Member
    183

    Nov 12, 2009
    3,222
    478
    183
    geek
    USA
    LOL, unless you're using a personal VPN, if you're on company wifi, even encrypted wifi, yes they will know of exactly what you're doing.

    But if you're on your personal phone, using your 3G / 4G service, then they would have no idea what you're doing.
     
  6. Ramzes13

    Ramzes13 Well-Known Member
    63

    Jan 29, 2010
    269
    49
    63
    Electonics Geek
    NJ
    This is the kind of work i used to do...they can track bandwidth based on ip address. In order to SEE what you are looking at is a different issue. They would have to know the local up address of your phone (if you are in an enterprise situation that uses dynamic addressing, then its not really an issue for you.) If you are in a company that uses static addresses then that could be found out pretty quickly by the admin. (They can spot an unassigned ip, this usually automated)
     

Share This Page

Loading...