Archive for the ‘Surveillance’ Category

Concerns ignored as Home Office pushes ahead with facial recognition

August 21st, 2017
Picking faces out of a crowd using software is unreliable and fraught with problems - whichever side of the pond you're on

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New Snowden Doc Exposes How NSA’s Facility in Australia Aids Drone Strikes

August 20th, 2017
The new documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has exposed a United States secretive facility located near a remote town in Australia's Northern Territory for covertly monitoring wireless communications and aiding US military missions. The leaked documents have come from the massive trove of classified material stolen by Snowden from the US National Security Agency (NSA) in

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Speakers and Mics hacked to turn Music Into Surveillance Tool

August 17th, 2017

By Waqas

University of Washington’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science

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Web Host Asked to handover IP Addresses of Anti-Trump Website Visitors

August 15th, 2017

By Waqas

In total, the government of United States is asking for

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Russian Hackers Spying on VIP Hotel Guests Using Leaked NSA Tool

August 12th, 2017

By Waqas

Fancy Bear (1) or APT28 (2) is a Russia hacker

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WikiLeaks: CIA’ CouchPotato Tool Remotely Collects Video Streams

August 10th, 2017

By Carolina

WikiLeaks has released yet another CIA hacking tool as part

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CouchPotato: CIA Hacking Tool to Remotely Spy On Video Streams in Real-Time

August 10th, 2017
After disclosing CIA's strategies to hijack and manipulate webcams and microphones to corrupt or delete recordings, WikiLeaks has now published another Vault 7 leak, revealing CIA's ability to spy on video streams remotely in real-time. Dubbed 'CouchPotato,' document leaked from the CIA details how the CIA agents use a remote tool to stealthy collect RTSP/H.264 video streams. <!-- adsense -->

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Hotspot Shield VPN accused of redirecting user traffic to advertisers

August 8th, 2017

By Waqas

A renowned privacy group Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) has

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Man implants microchip in his hands to open doors & unlock car with ease

August 4th, 2017

By Carolina

Who Need Keys when We have Human Implantable Technology- British

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Alexa, Are You Spying On Me? Not Really, Maybe, It’s Complex!

August 2nd, 2017
Do you own an Amazon Echo? So are you also worried about hackers turning out your device into a covert listening device? Just relax, if there's no NSA, no CIA or none of your above-skilled friends after you. Since yesterday there have been several reports on Amazon Echo hack that could allow a hacker to turn your smart speaker into a covert listening device, but users don’t need to worry

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