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Does a Honda Civic send vehicle telemetry to its servers? [closed]

I recently read an article by the IEEE on Tesla's vehicle telemetry and after reading that, I also realised that Honda Civics also have vehicle infotainment systems, including in-cabin microphones. ...
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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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Implementing geo-location factor for authentication

I recently had an idea about this: Why is the geo-location not used as authentication to ensure ownership of an account/login in addition to a password? This would work over GPS which is quite precise ...
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When GPS is spoofed in a smartphone, does this affect whatever is being monitored?

When GPS is spoofed in a smartphone, does this affect whatever is being monitored? Suppose I spoof the GPS on my smartphone, such as lazy Pokemon GO players do to play from their couch. Will this ...
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VPN + GPS spoofing: better on Wifi or Mobile Data?

I have asked related questions here and here. I would like to follow up with another related question: suppose I am running VPN + GPS spoofing to hide my phone location. Will third-party apps find it ...
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Will GPS spoofing + VPN on mobile hide location?

Suppose I turn on "developer" mode on my Android mobile phone and install a professional GPS spoofing app and a professional VPN app. Developer mode will allow the GPS spoofing app to ...
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Security risk with Garmin GPS device [closed]

The IT dept at work refuses to install Garmin software on our PCs because they say that connect a Garmin GPS device to a machine is a security risk. What is the risk?
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Is it possible to spoof a GPS satellite?

If it is possible? Any devices that can be bought to do so. If not, how are GPS satellites are designed to be spoof-free.
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How far is my Access Point BSSID sent in my internet packets?

My question relates to this question: How does Google know where I am? and ask a similar question to this (but that accepted answer doesn't pertain to BSSIDs). The chosen answer in my first linked ...
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How can GNSS spoofing be so easy? Don't the satellites sign their messages?

BBC News reports that a new study accuses Russia of massive GPS spoofing (see also this linked blog article). I am surprised that this is so easy¹, in particular since GPS originates as a military ...
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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 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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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 ...