Lawmakers ask Google, Facebook not to work with Vietnamese government on new data laws
Lawmakers object to a heavy-handed Vietnamese law that requires tech companies to remove content within 24 hours of getting a request from Vietnamese authorities.
New Android malware hijacks Telegram for surveillance
A new family of malware capable of comprehensive surveillance is targeting Android devices through Telegram, ESET researchers say.
DHS: 'Nefarious actors' could be exploiting SS7 flaw
The Department of Homeland Security has received reports that “nefarious actors” may be exploiting cellular communication vulnerabilities to spy on Americans, according to Chris Krebs, a senior DHS official.
Meet the Israeli company ready to sell citywide surveillance
It's like hacker tech from a Jason Bourne movie: Jenovice Cyber Labs is launching products that monitor everything from prisons to entire cities.
Spyware campaign targets Turkish dissidents, research shows
Another instance of FinFisher has been spotted in the wild by digital rights advocacy group Access Now.
Wyden calls for FCC investigation into cell-phone tracking used by law enforcement
Democratic Senator Ron Wyden has asked the Federal Communications Commission to investigate revelations that U.S. law enforcement officials have access to a tracking service that can geolocate almost any phone in the country.