The computer programmer who called down the wrath of a cellular telephone industry has produced a new video on how the software “Carrier IQ” is secretly installed on millions of mobile phones. He reports that most everything a user does on a phone is monitored.
The software is installed on many Android, BlackBerry and Nokia phones, Carrier IQ was virtually unknown until this 25-year-old named Trevor Eckhart of Connecticut studied its workings, disclosing that the software system in secret chronicles a user’s phone experience. But it does much more.
Now he has taped this video demonstrating the logging of text messages, encrypted web searches and, all your movements in cyberspace. You must watch this video to understand how you are being watched.
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