Tags surveillance

DIA uses purchased phone location data without warrants

by Shannon Vavra • 5 days ago

Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, said he will introduce a bill meant to protect Americans' privacy.

Tech titans throw weight behind WhatsApp allegations in NSO surveillance lawsuit

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Major firms are joining ranks against NSO.

Zero-click iPhone exploit, NSO Group spyware used to target Mideast journalists, Citizen Lab says

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

“The shift towards zero-click attacks by an industry and customers already steeped in secrecy increases the likelihood of abuse going undetected,” the researchers said.

Al Jazeera journalist files lawsuit accusing Saudi, UAE crown princes of hack-and-leak

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

The lawsuit, filed by journalist Ghada Oueiss in a Florida federal court, claims 19 defendants total were involved in a breach of her iPhone.

German court forces encrypted email provider Tutanota to provide messages in blackmail case

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

The email provider is fighting back.

Researchers suggest 25 countries are using a kind of mobile spyware that monitors texts, location

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

Circles exploits mobile phone vulnerabilities via a hard-to-detect bit of surveillance, according to Citizen Lab.