[TriLUG] Verizon Wireless Privacy WTF
brphelps at ieee.org
Wed Jul 27 18:36:55 EDT 2011
No it was not locked. I never lock my phone because its a nuisance on an
already annoying humongous touch screen of a phone. Also sorry I wasn't
clearer earlier when I said I didn't use it for anything sensitive, but I
really am not terribly concerned about my privacy on my phone. I know
others on this list are concerned about their phones and privacy.
I had read an article recently where police were taking cell phones back to
their car on routine traffic stops for scanning using "The Big Scanner". A
police department here in the US somewhere had bought one for every squad
car. I also have to wonder if this scanner can bypass the security lockout.
There is more there than just a USB host. Sorry I've got no link for the
On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 2:45 PM, John Broome <jbroome at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 18:52, Brian Phelps <brphelps at ieee.org> wrote:
> > I got screen protectors for my Android at the Verizon store today. The
> > employee volunteered to take my phone and put on a screen protector.
> > I watched him as he cleaned the screen with my phone laying on the
> > for about a minute. I started to get board. Then suddenly he decided to
> > to the back. I looked down, my phone was gone. He had picked it up off
> > counter. He came back in about 1-2 min and he brought a can of cleaner
> > with him, placed the phone back on the counter and continued cleaning it.
> > ragged him about needing my phone to got to the back and grab a can of
> > cleaner. He claimed to be new.
> > I wonder if there is a log somewhere that will tell me if he tried to
> > connect it to "The Big Reader".
> Can your phone still be synced or mounted when the screen/phone is locked?
> It was locked, right? Since you're concerned about privacy and everything.
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