Your Car Is Spying on You. A CBP Contract Shows the Risks.
A “vehicle forensics kit” can reveal where you’ve driven, what doors you opened, and who your friends are. U.S. Customs and Border Protection purchased technology that vacuums up reams of personal information stored inside cars, according to a federal contract reviewed by The Intercept, illustrating the serious risks in connecting your vehicle and your smartphone. The contract, shared with The Intercept by Latinx advocacy organization Mijente, shows that CBP paid Swedish data extraction firm (...)