• A new ‘smart firewall' iPhone app promises to put your privacy before profits

    23 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    For weeks, a small team of security researchers and developers have been putting the finishing touches on a new privacy app, which its founder says can nix some of the hidden threats that mobile users face - often without realizing.
    Phones track your location, apps siphon off our data, and aggressive ads try to grab your attention. Your phone has long been a beacon of data, broadcasting to ad networks and data trackers, trying to build up profiles on you wherever you go to sell you things you'll never want.
    Will Strafach knows that all too well. A security researcher and former iPhone...
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