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20-Aug-2017 12:56

Repeated incidents of celebrities having their internet accounts hacked and intimate pictures distributed across the web have made this clear.

It enables cyber criminals to use the phone’s camera and microphone to take control of a handset The keyboard software regularly asks a server whether it needs updating, but this potentially allows hackers to pose as a server, or 'privileged (system) user' and send malicious code to a phone in order to gain control of it.Such data collection is becoming more common thanks to the growth of the Internet of Things, which is essentially a way of describing devices that can send and receive data online, from fitness trackers to smart fridges that tell you when you've run out of milk.With the spread of this technology, concerns over what personal information is being collected – and who can access it – are only going to become more important.Your data might be securely stored and supposedly unidentifiable to others, but what happens when the companies who created your devices are merged, or acquired, or simply go out of business?In most cases you face the possibility of your information being lost, migrated or discarded, all adding to the lack of user control.

It enables cyber criminals to use the phone’s camera and microphone to take control of a handset The keyboard software regularly asks a server whether it needs updating, but this potentially allows hackers to pose as a server, or 'privileged (system) user' and send malicious code to a phone in order to gain control of it.

Such data collection is becoming more common thanks to the growth of the Internet of Things, which is essentially a way of describing devices that can send and receive data online, from fitness trackers to smart fridges that tell you when you've run out of milk.

With the spread of this technology, concerns over what personal information is being collected – and who can access it – are only going to become more important.

Your data might be securely stored and supposedly unidentifiable to others, but what happens when the companies who created your devices are merged, or acquired, or simply go out of business?

In most cases you face the possibility of your information being lost, migrated or discarded, all adding to the lack of user control.

On top of this, while individual countries have their own data protection laws to govern these issues, there are still grey areas over which local rules apply to multinational companies – and uncertainty over the ability to enforce them.