Robert Thompson, Trustee Professor and director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, was quoted in the USA Today story “What’s next for Megyn Kelly? Experts say the options are limited.”
Has Your Phone Been Hacked?
College of Engineering and Computer Science Professor Kevin Du has conducted research on smart phone apps, and has found that apps built on one specific platform may be transmitting information without the user’s knowledge. In this video, he demonstrates how, by simply scanning a bar code, a phone can be used as a tracking device without the user even knowing.