Archive for the ‘Eavesdropping’ Category

Can you trust Tor’s exit nodes?

June 25th, 2015
Tor is the encrypted, anonymous way to browse the web that keeps you safe from prying eyes, right? Well, maybe not. Researcher Chloe created a honeypot website and dared Tor's exit node operators to steal the password. Sixteen of them did.

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An Eavesdropping Lamp That Livetweets Private Conversations

April 23rd, 2014
Conversnitch, a device they built for less than $100 that resembles a lightbulb or lamp and surreptitiously listens in on nearby conversations and posts snippets of transcribed audio to Twitter.

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Declassified Documents Prove NSA Is Tapping the Internet

August 21st, 2013
Declassified Documents Prove NSA Is Tapping the Internet
U.S. intelligence officials today declassified a secret court opinion that both chastises the National Security Agency for misleading the court and highlights an eavesdropping program in which the authorities have direct access to "upstream" internet communications. The document for the ...

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