Stalking Via iCloud: How to Stop It

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You know you are sending location data about yourself through your smart phone, but did you know that it's possible for someone to misuse their knowledge about you to track you through iCloud? Nicole Nguyen, writing at Geek Sugar tells a story about one person's experience with this and gives you step by step directions for how to guard against it.

It's every iPhone user's worst nightmare: your iCloud account is compromised, exposing location data to the web in real time, without your knowledge.

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iCloud by AJC1 via Flickr

Read the full story in How iCloud Reveals Where You Are – And How to Stop It at Geek Sugar.

Virginia DeBolt, BlogHer Section Editor for Tech
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Virginia blogs at Web Teacher and First 50 Words.

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