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Hacked smartphones could use sound to track your movements

Malware on your smartphone – or other smart device – could someday be used to track your body position or identify your movements within a room. That's the conclusion reached by researchers at the University of Washington, who created a program that turns such devices into active sonar systems... Continue Reading Hacked smartphones could use sound to track your movements Category: Science
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