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Hacker Finds He Can Remotely Kill Car Engines After Breaking Into GPS Tracking Apps - M... - 1 views

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    "By reverse engineering ProTrack and iTrack's Android apps, L&M said he realized that all customers are given a default password of 123456 when they sign up. At that point, the hacker said he brute-forced "millions of usernames" via the apps' API. Then, he said he wrote a script to attempt to login using those usernames and the default password. "
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Vulnerabilities in GPS fleet-tracking tools let attackers track and immobilize cars en ... - 0 views

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    "L&M used a credential stuffing attack: using email addresses gleaned from massive breaches to gain access by repeatedly trying different email/password combinations."
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Chinese companies using GPS tracking device smartwatches to monitor, alert street clean... - 0 views

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    "Following backlash, the company said it removed the alarm function from the smartwatch, but reports maintain the employees are still being required to wear the device so their location can be tracked."
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The GPS app that can find anyone anywhere | Technology | The Guardian - 0 views

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    "The algorithm behind what3words took six months to write. Sheldrick worked on it with two friends he had grown up with. Mohan Ganesalingham, a maths fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge, and Jack Waley-Cohen, a full-time quiz obsessive and question-setter for Only Connect. After the initial mapping was complete, they incorporated an error-correction algorithm, which places similar-sounding combinations a very long way apart."
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Death by GPS: are satnavs changing our brains? | Technology | The Guardian - 0 views

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    "Anyone who has driven a car through an unfamiliar place can attest to how easy it is to let GPS do all the work. That GPS can have a transformative effect on a society is undeniable. We have come to depend on a technology that, in theory, makes it impossible to get lost. But not only are we still getting lost, we may actually be losing a part of ourselves."
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GPS Obsessed » Blog Archive » William Wales nearly gets blown away by F-16 fi... - 0 views

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    Dude almost dies from fault in a GPS
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