Issue No. 11 - November (2017 vol. 50)
Henry B. Wolfe , University of Otago
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.
Mobile handsets, Surveillance, Encryption, GSM, Mobile communication, Smart phnes, Privacy
H. B. Wolfe, "The Mobile Phone as Surveillance Device: Progress, Perils, and Protective Measures," in Computer, vol. 50, no. 11, pp. 50-58, 2017.