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Nov 24, 2014 03:07 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Sophisticated and sneaky cyberespionage system, dubbed Regin, has been in circulation since 2008. Continue reading →
Aug 7, 2014 11:37 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
A system reconstructs sounds from the vibrations on nearby objects. Continue reading →
Jul 18, 2014 01:05 PM ET // Jeremy Hsu, IEEE Spectrum
The catalog reveals a colorful array of code names for methods aimed at both collecting information and manipulating online information.
May 30, 2014 12:36 PM ET // Jill Scharr, Tom's Guide
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden claims the NSA can remotely power up phone and use them as listening devices.
Apr 24, 2014 07:33 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
The Conversnitch project is designed to illuminate the dangers of surveillance technology Continue reading →
Oct 18, 2013 11:35 AM ET // Leonard David, space.com
If anything's hovering over your head that might be taking your picture, the app will provide notification.
Oct 20, 2011 09:39 PM ET // Erik Trinidad
Smartphones can do many things these days; they're smart after all. But did you know that they can spy on you, and may even be able to get your password without you knowing? According to a Wired article, the accelerometers in many popular mobile devices -- which sense motion, vibration, and phone p...
Aug 30, 2011 11:00 AM ET // Alice Truong
The days of nanny cams have evolved from cameras stuffed in teddy bears to something much more sleek. A couple of new options have popped into the market recently, taking advantage of mobile technology and allowing live videostreams on your smartphone. Stem's iZON Remote Room Monitor is an app-cont...
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