New Show ‘Hunted’: Smart Phones, Computers Can Give You Away

New Show ‘Hunted’: Smart Phones, Computers Can Give You Away

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TEMPERATURES BACK TO 30 DEGREES BY NEXT WEEKEND. TOMORROW MORNING, IT IS LOW BEAM LIGHTS IF YOU HAVE AN EARLY MORNING COMMUTE. TONIGHT, MANY OF YOU WATCH THE PREMIERE OF HUNTED AND SHOW HOW THE SHOWS INVESTIGATORS USED EVERY MEANS AT THEIR DISPOSAL TO CATCH PUGET — FUGITIVES ON THE RUN. EVERYWHERE YOU GO, YOU CAN BE JUST AS EASILY TRACK IN YOUR DATA DISCOVERED. CBS THREE — CBS TO — CBS 2 HAS WAYS YOU CAN MINIMIZE YOUR DIGITAL SIGNATURE. JUST A FEW CLICKS CAN ACCESS TO OUR FRIENDS, FAMILY, AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. EVERYWHERE WE GO, THE INTERNET OR ON THE STREET, USING OUR CREDIT CARD OR BEING FOLLOWED, WHERE ON THE GRID. I SEE A COUPLE OF CAMERAS. I’M ON MY WAY TO GET CASH. HOPEFULLY IF I PAY CASH, I HOPE I’M STAYING OFF OF THE GRID. SMACK YOU WILL BE ON CAMERA HERE. SECURITY EXPERT COUNTED AT LEAST SIX CAMERAS AT THIS ONE INTERSECTION. CHICAGO POLICE USE CITY CAMERAS ALONG WITH FACIAL RECOGNITION TO CATCH CRIMINALS. BUT WE SHOULD ALL BE WORRIED ABOUT THE DATA THESE CAMERAS ARE RECORDING A POSSIBLY STORING. I DON’T THINK THAT ANYBODY KNOWS IF THEY’RE ARCHIVING IT OR STORING IN SECURING A PROPERLY. THOSE ARE ALL DEFINITELY CONCERNS. IF THAT — IS THAT NETWORK SAFE WHEN OTHER PEOPLE TAP INTO IT. EVEN WHEN YOU STEP OUTSIDE YOUR FRONT DOOR, YOU ARE LEAVING BEHIND DIGITAL BREADCRUMBS. Reporter: OUR INCREASINGLY SMART HOMES HAVE WI-FI LIKE ALEXA WHICH LISTEN TO OUR QUESTIONS AND RECORD OUR WORDS. MPS LIKE FACEBOOK, GOOGLE, APPLE, MICROSOFT PROBABLY HAVE MORE INFORMATION ON US. WHO WE TALK TO. OUR GPS COORDINATES THAN THE GOVERNMENT. TO DEVICES THAT WE RELY ON PROFESSIONALLY AND PERSONALLY CONTAIN THE MOST INFORMATION ABOUT US. 90% OF ANYTHING THAT YOU DO DIGITALLY IS TRACKED THROUGH YOUR COMPUTER OR YOUR CELL PHONE. A LAWSUIT JUST FILED IN ILLINOIS CLAIMS CHICAGO POLICE USE DAY SELL SITE SIMULATOR DEVICE TO TRACK CELL PHONES DURING A MARTIN LUTHER KING RALLY. IT CAN BE USED TO OVERHEAR CONVERSATIONS, TAKE BROWSER HISTORIES INTO OTHER SURVEILLANCE THROUGH PHONES. Reporter: THESE DEVICES CAN CAPTURE DATA FROM TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PHONES A TIME UP TO 1 MILE AWAY. OUR WHOLE LIVES ARE IN OUR POCKETS IN OUR PHONES. Reporter: THEY SAID THAT THE AIRPLANE MODE SETTING CAN KEEP DATA SAFE UNCERTAIN PHONES. THAT IS ONE TRICK THAT CARL BLUMENTHAL USES. EVERY DAY, PEOPLE WANT TO TAKE BACK CONTROL WHAT INFORMATION IS AROUND ABOUT THEM.

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