Tags censorship

Bahrain hacked activists' iPhones with NSO Group spyware, Citizen Lab says

by Tonya Riley • 5 months ago

The new research raises concerns about iOS security.

Signal is down in China after 100 million reported downloads

by Shannon Vavra • 10 months ago

It's not clear if it's permanent yet.

Signal issues workaround for Iran's ban of messaging app

by Joe Warminsky • 12 months ago

The Android version of the chat app will soon have the capability to bypass the Iran's block on traffic, Signal says.

Twitter, WhatsApp users in Cuba report disruptions amid free speech protests

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Western technology services are great for amplifying dissent, until they stop working.

Lawmakers call on Amazon and Google to reconsider ban on domain fronting

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 years ago

The technique is used to circumvent censorship and surveillance around the world.

Under tough surveillance, China's cybercriminals find creative ways to chat

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 years ago

"You would imagine that people who are engaging in illicit activities would at least make an effort to use a platform that's not explicitly monitored by the regime, right?"