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

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 days ago

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

Here's the NSA's advice for reducing the exposure of cellphone location data

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

Although cell phone users can take steps to limit the risk their mobile devices are exposing location data, the NSA is warning now there is no way to eliminate the risk.

Religious, political leaders in Togo allegedly targeted with NSO Group spyware

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

Religious and political opposition leaders in Togo were targeted last year with spyware developed by NSO Group, according to Citizen Lab.

WhatsApp lawsuit against NSO Group spying can proceed, judge rules

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

It's a major blow to Israeli software surveillance company NSO Group.

Facebook reinstates NSO Group employee accounts amid ongoing lawsuit

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

After a months-long court battle, Facebook has reinstated four accounts of people employed by Israeli software surveillance firm NSO Group.

During a pandemic, stalkerware becomes even more sinister

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

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

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