timothy from the foursquare-be-damned dept.
ancientribe writes "Those low-cost embedded tracking devices in your smartphone or those personal GPS devices that track the whereabouts of your children, your car, your pet, or a shipment can easily be intercepted by hackers, who can then pinpoint their whereabouts, impersonate them, and spoof their physical location. A researcher demonstrated at SOURCE Boston how he was able to hack Zoombak's popular personal tracking devices."
The reason that every major university maintains a department of
mathematics is that it's cheaper than institutionalizing all those people.