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Suspected Iranian hackers exploit VPN, Telegram to monitor dissidents

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 days ago

The research shows the limits of the cyber industry’s knowledge of Tehran-linked hacking against those who often bear the brunt of it.

Biden revokes TikTok ban, issues new guidance for evaluating foreign apps

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The order is a reprieve for TikTok, which had challenged a Trump-era directive in the courts.

White House executive order further restricts investments in Chinese surveillance technology

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

The Biden administration is taking a similar tack to its predecessor on Chinese technology.

Court rules encrypted email provider Tutanota must monitor messages in blackmail case

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

The decision could have implications for invasive surveillance.

Stalkers using surveillance software on partners are exposing their own data, research finds

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

This might serve as a deterrent to stalkers, ESET says.

Rights groups ask Supreme Court to review warrantless searches at border

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The issue has long been a concern for civil liberties groups and press advocates.