Comment in the media "What are mobile device location data?"

15. April 2019


Žiga Podgoršek, a certified ethical hacker from the Institute for Corporate Security Studies, give a comment in the “Večer” newspaper in the article entitled "Smart phones know that during office hours you are in the buffet, and they do not keep silent about it." He commented on the processes of collecting location data emitted and processed by mobile phones.

He emphasizes that when an application collects our data, it also collects patterns of our behavior, the metacycles of our habits. In addition, it can be clear to everyone that anonymous data is not difficult to connect with a person, if at least a little knows its habits. Each of us has a generated, unique ID.

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