(video) John McAfee: Your Phone Apps are Spying on You — “An overwhelming majority of them are turning on your microphone, turning on your camera, accessing your emails, accessing your SMS messages” • “Bank of America…any employee with access to their data center can spend their lunch hour listening to what you’re doing” • Cognizant tells you what all of your apps are doing”

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“The telephones that you have next to you, and the telephones that each of us are carrying around with us contain applications from corporations, individuals, from the NSA, the CIA, from almost every agency. And if you look at what these applications are doing, an overwhelming majority of them are turning on your microphone, turning on your camera, accessing your emails, accessing your SMS messages, and even making phone calls on your behalf without your knowledge.”

Bank of America…any employee with access to their data center can spend their lunch hour listening to what you’re doing no matter where you are.”

“I’ve written an application called Cognizant which basically goes through and tells you what all of your apps are doing, and gives you the choice of getting rid of them or not. … It’s free.”

– John McAfee

Transcribed by Jeff Fenske

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NSA…

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