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The Gyroscopes in Your Phone Could Let Apps Eavesdrop on Conversations

In the age of surveillance paranoia, most smartphone users know better than to give a random app or website permission to use their device’s microphone. But researchers have found there’s another, little-considered sensor in modern phones that can also listen in on their conversations. And it doesn’t even need to ask.

via The Gyroscopes in Your Phone Could Let Apps Eavesdrop on Conversations | Threat Level | WIRED.

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