Jagdish Prasad ACHARA

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Jun 23

FTC InMobi settlement: Inria-Eurecom research work reported the abuse in 2014

Back in 2014, in our ACM WiSec paper, entitled WifiLeaks: Underestimated Privacy Implications of the ACCESS_WIFI_STATE Android Permission, we reported that some mobile applications were abusing the ACCESS_WIFI_STATE permission of Android to collect private information on users, including their location. More particularly, we found that 41% apps (out of a total of 2700 most popular …

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Jun 23

MyTrackingChoices is awarded the ‘Data Protection by Design’ award by Catalan Data Protection Authority

MyTrackingChoices is awarded the ‘Data Protection by Design’ award by Catalan Data Protection Authority. Congrats to the team. Please click here to see the announcement at the Catalan Data Protection web page. This has drawn attention of some Spanish and catalan media agencies: Lavanguardia Informativojuridico Agencia.abc.es Confilegal Reusdigital tarragonaradio

Jan 18

MyRealOnlineChoices project

New project called “MyRealOnlineChoices” from Privatics team tries to give back fine-grained control to users over widespread tracking taking place today on the Web. By doing this and bringing more transparency in the ad-delivery process on the Web, we come up with a solution that may help sustain ad-based economy of the Web. You can …

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Sep 29

Vincent Roca talking about smartphone and privacy [Podcast] [French]

Vincent Roca talking about smartphone and privacy in an Interstices Podcast. Listen here:

Oct 10

Vincent Roca received FIEEC 2014 Applied Research Award for Industrial Transfer of his Research to French Start-up Expway

Vincent Roca, researcher in Privatics team, received FIEEC 2014 applied research award for industrial transfer of his research to French start-up Expway, specialized in broadcasting in IP networks and mobile services like Direct Television or Datacasting. For more information (in French): http://www.inria.fr/centre/grenoble/actualites/vincent-roca-recompense-pour-ses-activites-de-transfert-industriel

Jul 02

Paris Metro Tracks and Trackers: Why is the RATP App leaking my private data? (Continued…)

The PRIVATICS Inria team – July 2nd, 2013 – https://team.inria.fr/privatics/ (this blog has been modified on July 5th, 2013 upon request of FaberNovel) The RATP Android App This post is follow-up of our previous post about private data leakage by the RATP’s iOS App. To make our study complete, we also analyzed the RATP Android …

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Jul 02

Paris Metro Tracks and Trackers: Why is the RATP App leaking my private data?

The PRIVATICS Inria team – July 2nd, 2013 – https://team.inria.fr/privatics/ (this blog has been modified on July 5th, 2013 upon request of FaberNovel) The RATP iOS App The RATP is the French public company that is managing the Paris subway (metro). It provides a dedicated and very useful smartphone App. In particular, privacy policy of …

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