Look Who's Stalking: The 10 Creepiest Apps For Phones, Facebook, and…

Thanks to the ruckus surrounding "Girls Around Me," we now know how easy it is for apps and other services to repackage our personal data for disturbingly creepy ends. The Girls Around Me app might be the latest report to blow up in a big way over this issue, but it certainly hasn't been the first. Here are the top 10… » 4/05/12 4:00pm 4/05/12 4:00pm

Facebook ‘Breakup Notifier’ Makes Facebook Stalking Easy

The big problem with Facebook stalking is that it takes so much work. Which is why we're so excited for "Breakup Notifier," programmer Dan Loewenherz's new Facebook app for the lazy stalker. Just sign into the app with your Facebook account and choose a group of "taken" friends. Now, whenever those friends change… » 2/21/11 12:36pm 2/21/11 12:36pm

Stalking 101: Hack the Nike+iPod Sport Kit

A couple of scientists at the University of Washington managed to build a small scanner that could read the RFID signals that the Nike+iPod sports kit puts out. The range on these Nike devices are 60 feet, so it would be very easy for the right geeky person to track your every move. The scientists also linked their… » 12/14/06 2:44pm 12/14/06 2:44pm