Tags Electronic Frontier Foundation

Warrantless searches of devices at border allowed, appeals court finds

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Privacy advocates are denouncing the ruling.

Signal endures 'technical difficulties' amid new popularity

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Millions of people have downloaded the app in recent weeks.

There’s a new open-source project to detect cellphone-snooping technology

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

The EFF's Crocodile Hunter includes an API that gathers data on IMSI catchers and shares it with other researchers.

Researchers to Supreme Court: Terms of service violations shouldn't be CFAA crime

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

Researchers worry that corporations' "terms of service" could have too much sway over the implementation of a federal anti-hacking law.

During a pandemic, stalkerware becomes even more sinister

by Shannon Vavra • 8 months ago

Stalkerware detections have increased, some security researchers say, as the COVID-19 pandemic forces people to possibly quarantine with domestic abusers.

Internet freedom activists are concerned a Trump appointee could threaten pro-democracy work abroad

by Jeff Stone • 8 months ago

Technologists working on security tools outside the U.S. warn that a major change to their funding could mean catastrophe.