How much information does your smartphone give away?

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Smartphone usage has grown in recent years, as has the amount of information we keep on them. A new system has been developed that can secretly track smartphones and even find out where their owners live.
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Re: How much information does your smartphone give away?
« Reply #1 on: 24/11/2012 21:06:09 »
As far as spoofing the access point a phone is trying to find, how about the password? Will the connection be established even if the fake AP does not ask for the password (because it would not know it of course). In other words, does only an access point require password identification to establish the connection, or does the phone require it as well?