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Image upload meta information

I'm coding an app that allows registered users (anyone who registers) to upload images to my nodejs background (processing with sharpjs).. I remove the exif section of the image for security. However ...
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At What Point Does A Device Correspond/Link to its Owner?

I am aware that governments, organizations and hackers can do a plethora of things to your device (i.e. track your location, tap calls, etc.), but I can only assume that they can only do these things ...
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Can Apple Devices Give Away Location to Hackers?

In a hypothetical scenario, I am travelling with my iPhone to, let's say, New Zealand. I stop at some random hotel and simply stay there doing nothing but staring at a wall for days with no ...
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How do location-based apps avoid getting cheated by emulated GPS? Attendance systems with no way of putting screen / QR codes etc on location

I want to create an attendance systems for my employees who visit multiple places, many homes of people where there is no control of putting a code to validate. Android users. Low end to high end ...
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How google track phone data for traffic

I heard that google map's traffic details are populated using mobile user's gps data. Is this a true statement ? If it is true , can google track our data without our consent ? If all mobile phones'...
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If the IP address's GPS coordinates is far enough from me, could a hacker be on my line? [closed]

My current IP address is linked to a GPS location 40 km from my location. I found the same GPS coordinates using both iptrackeronline and maxmind. If this means that there is a hacker on my line, this ...
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Mitigate Time Spoofing Attack

Say Alice receives synchronized time from Tina the timekeeper. Say Ted spoofs a GPS signal, fooling Tina about the current time. Tina sends this fake time to Alice. What can Alice do to avoid being ...
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Securely determine my smart phone's position (in front of the door)

I am theoretically thinking about automatically unlocking the house door via smart phone. Without the need to fiddle with the smart phone (opening an app, pressing a button). There is a commercially ...
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GPS vs Telecom companies

My phone is able to give me an exact position of my whereabous, using Google Maps I am able to pinpoint my exact location. However, what can the phone telecom company see? I've read many different ...
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Can GPS Spoofing enhance your privacy or are there other variables to also look at

With more and more devices and applications pulling meta data like GPS, does GPS spoofing add any value to protecting your privacy or are there other variables that also need to be taken in to account ...