They Can Hear You

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BorisK1
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Re: They Can Hear You
In reply to René Schuster, 11 months ago

With smart phones, there are different degrees of turning them off. The "Airplane" mode is supposed to shut off the radios, I doubt even an emergency SMS can get through that. A regular "off" merely puts the phone to sleep, but a "shut down" is more or less reliable, and should disable services as well as apps.
Of course, with a custom "spy" kernel-level driver, all bets are off - but it would mean a different driver for each phone model, which is above and beyond a "hacker's tool".
I'd say, if you use a "shut down" option, you're safe from anything but a directly targeted attack.

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