Information security, cyber security and system auditor enthusiasts have been preoccupied on the China Hackers, Anonymous and Otherhacking groups. Was this a diversionary tactic by the big brother. He has been busy developing legislations to tighten cyber security, some of this legislation are against constitutional right of Right for privacy, Was it a conspiracy. Now we are taken of guard when the reality hits us about prism. Which is used to harvest data for security purposes.
Many of us have heard A new 0s on the block growing daily and bringing new company and internet experience, The Android. Android is a tree 0s developed by google and used in myriads of devices like the smartphones, computer tablets, Camera etc
The scary part of it is that when you are having a good time with Your family, friends lover S and business associates. The devices are secretly monitoring you and tending the info to be big bother Scary! are you scared? That the tip on the ice . you thought nobody is watching.This has been confirmed by google “Through its open-source Android project, Google has agreed to incorporate code, first developed by the agency in 2011, into future versions of its mobile operating system, which according to market researcher IDC runs on three-quarters of the smartphones shipped globally in the first quarter. NSA officials say their code, known as Security Enhancements for Android, isolates apps to prevent hackers and marketers from gaining access to personal or corporate data stored on a device. Eventually all new phones, tablets, televisions, cars, and other devices that rely on Android will include NSA code, agency spokeswoman Vanee’ Vines said in an e-mailed statement. NSA researcher Stephen Smalley, who works on the program, says, “Our goal is to raise the bar in the security of commodity mobile devices.”
“Vines wouldn’t say whether the agency’s work on Android and other software is part of or helps with Prism. “The source code is publicly available for anyone to use, and that includes the ability to review the code line by line,” she said in her statement. Most of the NSA’s suggested additions to the operating system can already be found buried in Google’s latest release—on newer devices including Sony’s Xperia Z, HTC’s One, and Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy S4. Although the features are not turned on by default, according to agency documentation, future versions will be. In May the Pentagon approved the use of smartphones and tablets that run Samsung’s mobile enterprise software, Knox, which also includes NSA programming, the company wrote in a June white paper. Sony, HTC, and Samsung declined to comment.
When you are taking a photo of your family. Making a business deal. Beware by brother is watching you!