The CyberWire

Android device eavesdropping investigation. — Research Saturday

Sept. 15, 2018


A team of researchers from Northeastern University and UC Santa Barbara examined over 17,000 Android apps, and revealed a number of alarming privacy risks. 

Elleen Pan and Christo Wilson were members of the research team, and they join us to share what they found. 

The research is titled Panoptispy: Characterizing Audio and Video Exfiltration from Android Applications. It can be found here:


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