Flaws in a popular GPS tracker leak real-time locations and can remotely activate its microphone

A popular GPS tracker — used as a panic alarm for elderly patients, to monitor kids and track vehicles — contains security flaws, which security researchers say are so severe the device should be recalled.

The Chinese-manufactured white-label location tracker, rebranded and sold by more than a dozen companies — including Pebbell by HoIP Telecom, OwnFone Footprint and SureSafeGo — uses a SIM card to connect to the 2G/GPRS cell network. Although none of the devices have internet connectivity and won’t be found on exposed device database sites like Shodan, they still can be remotely accessed and controlled by SMS.

Researchers at U.K. cybersecurity firm....

Read Full Article Here.

Category : Surveillance News

.

About Us

Our products are used by police agencies, private investigators, security firms and individuals in all 50 states and over 30 countries. The designer of our equipment, John Meyner, has been in the business over forty years. Read more about us.

Support

All of our products come with complete US-based technical support in addition to detailed instructions. If you ever have any questions, you can always call us toll free at 1-844-921-4750 and we'll be happy to assist you.

Place An Order

Place an order for any of our products and enjoy our special internet-only deals plus our iron-clad Money-Back Guarantee! Order Now!