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Issue No. 11 - November (2017 vol. 50)
ISSN: 0018-9162
pp: 50-58
Henry B. Wolfe , University of Otago
ABSTRACT
Mobile phones remain the most efficient surveillance mechanism, allowing a variety of tracking and monitoring techniques to be concentrated in a single always-on device. Although the risk of unwanted monitoring persists, with protective measures to mitigate vulnerabilities, ubiquitous mobile phones will continue to provide unmatched surveillance capabilities.
INDEX TERMS
Mobile handsets, Surveillance, Encryption, GSM, Mobile communication, Smart phnes, Privacy
CITATION

H. B. Wolfe, "The Mobile Phone as Surveillance Device: Progress, Perils, and Protective Measures," in Computer, vol. 50, no. 11, pp. 50-58, 2017.
doi:10.1109/MC.2017.4041351
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