Tags human rights

Vietnamese hackers spent years harassing human rights activists with spyware

by Shannon Vavra • 4 days ago

OceanLotus has a vast array of tools at its disposal to conduct espionage.

Allegations of planted evidence raise questions about hacking ecosystem in India

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

Outsiders allegedly planted malware on an activist's computer.

Warrantless searches of devices at border allowed, appeals court finds

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Privacy advocates are denouncing the ruling.

South Sudan worked with Israeli surveillance company to monitor citizens, Amnesty finds

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

The government has a pervasive digital and physical surveillance regime, advocates say.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

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

European Parliament paves path for tighter spyware export controls

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

The EU is cracking down on authoritarian regimes' access to surveillance tech.