Carrier IQ busted on video: records keystrokes, web traffic

Posted by theBeez on Dec 1, 2011 5:05 AM EDT
ANDROID community; By Michael Crider
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Carrier IQ’s support software has been monitored closely by Android security watchdogs for the last few weeks. After an embarrassing public relations snafu, the company stated that their software does not record personal information, despite the findings of an independent security analyst. But The Register reports that same analyst has now shown the Carrier IQ software logging keystrokes in real time, and transmitting them over an unsecure wireless connection. Carrier IQ is, in a word, busted.

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