April 20

(MacWorld / The Guardian) The devices’ data could be retrieved by a suspicious spouse, private investigator, or some other third party.  The iPhone (and the 3G-enabled iPad) keeps a running log of its location and copies that information to your home computer whenever you connect to it.  As such, the information — complete with latitude, longitude, and timestamps — can be easily reconstructed to show a person’s movements.  [Worst of all] there is a degree of negligence in not only failing to informing users that their location is being tracked and logged, but also in not securely storing that information.  For the full story, visit http://bit.ly/g3Y1KT

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