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Meet the Israeli company ready to sell citywide surveillance

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 days ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

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.

Sen. Wyden blocks Krebs nomination over Stingray demands

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The Democratic senator wants more from DHS on Stingray use in the United States before he pushes to have Krebs confirmed.

Government would be barred from mandating crypto backdoors under House bill

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers wants to bar the federal government from mandating “backdoors,” or configurations that enable surveillance, in commercial software and hardware products.

DHS says unauthorized Stingrays could be in D.C. area

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

DHS has acknowledged the presence of unauthorized surveillance devices in the Washington, D.C., area that could be exploited by foreign spies to track and intercept phone calls.

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