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The scary thing about this is, for an iphone to be infected, it pretty much has to come from apple, unless you are an idiot and jailbreak your iphone. So if they are using iphones to spy on people, they have permission or help from apple.
Originally posted by phishyblankwaters
reply to post by Mike.Ockizard
Pretty much since the dawn of cell phones we've known that unless you physically remove the battery, the device is technically still on, in standby, the phone itself might be off, the radios aren't, they stay connected. This is not new information, it predates even the AT&T whistle blower who warned of all this spying years ago. As long as a connection is made or maintained from the phone radio to the cell / data network, they can track you.
He just wasn't smart enough to turn it into a James Bond movie, he just dumped what he knew to anyone willing to listen.
This project exist to give the people of the World back there privacy, on demand when they need it, with nothing more then a quick H/|\CK to set one free of the griping 5EyZ that watch ever so closely to our ideas and movements.
Thwart the worlds most powerful Spy apparatus with, a NICKLE!
First: this dose not protect your online communications in any way or when you use your phone service.
*What is a SmoothBox? A SmoothBox has one major critical function. Shield you cellular device from properly communicating with ALL GSM cell towers,GPS,GPRS,Wifi, and Bluetooth networks.
THE BOMB SHELL: Create a GHOST PHONE! With a Nickel!
And Now for the big one! During this discovery a small observation was made about the network still thinking your phone was present because of the unknown way of signal loss while communicating with the system. Huhhuhahaha! This may be an Unknown Exploit!!! To Create a Ghost Session simply place your phone powered on in the can. Wait about a minute. Then with the phone in the can press and hold down the power down button. Quickly slide phone out and confirm the shutdown/power down and quickly place the phone back into the can and wait till it completely powers down Presto! You now have a Ghost Phone/Session.
OTHER RELIVANT INFORMATION !
Another product that helps accomplish this is the EMFX-47 (By NEMO) www.tacticaldistributors.com/emfx-47-cell-phone-gps-blocking-pouch Link to Nemo's shilding catalog (other cool off grid living and shielding tech) www.nemoequipment.com...
Nether Smooth nor a Box!
Originally posted by Daedalus
reply to post by jimmyx
the problem with solutions like that is that while it does block signal, the phone will repeatedly try to connect to a tower, which will kill your battery quicker..it really is best to just turn the phone off, and yank the battery....
as to the op....jesus, this is oooooooold news......it's funny, but not entirely surprising that this is being reported now, as current news, when those of us who were paying attention knew about this stuff YEARS ago....