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SSCC 78 - IE 9 upgrades, Android malware, Carrier IQ and hospital shut down from malware

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Gary Korhonen joins Chet for this week's podcast discussing the automatic upgrade of Internet Explorer, Android Market malware, Carrier IQ and an infection that shut down a hospital in Georgia.

Carrier IQ clears the air on spying allegations

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Carrier IQ was interviewed today by AllThingsD and explained in detail what their application for smartphones does and does not do.

Carrier IQ snoops on US cell users - Spyware or service monitoring tool?

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Researcher Trevor Eckhart posted information showing that US mobile carriers were installing a rootkit on mobile phones that can record location, keystrokes and other sensitive data to mobile carriers. It can be included on Android, Nokia, Blackberry and other tablets causing privacy concerns among users.