spying

Tesla Car Cameras Not Activated Outside North America

No spying. US electric car giant Tesla tells China that the cameras on its cars are not activated outside of…

1 month ago

Baltimore Ends Controversial Spy Planes Over Privacy Fears

Controversial aerial surveillance program in major US city to reduce crime ended, after lawsuit and pressure from civil rights group

3 months ago

Google Violated Law By Spying On Staff, Complaint Alleges

Complaint alleges Google broke US labour laws when it 'spied' on staff who organised employee protests, before firing them

5 months ago

Amazon Respects Rights Of Workers To Join Union

Not a problem? Amazon responds to media report on union activity tracking, by saying it respects worker rights to join…

7 months ago

Amazon Hires Former NSA Director In Charge During Snowden Revelations

Amazon names former NSA director to board of directors, who was also the man in charge when Edward Snowden blew…

8 months ago

Amazon Withdraws Job Listing For Union ‘Analyst’ – Report

Did Amazon attempt to hire people to spy on union activity within workforce? E-commerce giant says wording for position was…

8 months ago

US ‘Set To Ground Civilian Drone Programme’ Over Spying Risk

Department of the Interior may permanently ground fleet of nearly 1,000 civilian drones over China espionage fears

1 year ago

WhatsApp Hack Targetted Senior Government Officials

Hack of WhatsApp more sinister than first thought, with high-profile government and military officials of US allies targetted

2 years ago

Official Chinese App Allows Backdoor Access To Phones, Warns Cure 53

Security vendor finds heavily promoted Chinese app contains code to allow state monitoring of phones

2 years ago

Snap Employees ‘Abused Internal Tools To Spy On Users’

The 'disappearing' message platform vendor has dedicated tools to gather user data for internal purposes, and has had to contend…

2 years ago

Chinese Drones Pose Spying Risk, US Authorities Warn

Drones manufactured or sold by Chinese firms, such as market leader DJI, may pose a risk to national security or…

2 years ago

Huawei Ready To Sign No Spy Deals, As Trump Readies Complete Ban

Trump reportedly readies executive order that would ban Huawei kit from all US telecom networks

2 years ago

Netherlands Task Force To Probe 5G Security Amid Huawei Furore

Meanwhile, Belgium says it has found no evidence so far that Huawei equipment could be used for spying

2 years ago

Chipmaker ASML Admits IP Theft, But Rejects China Claim

Dutch chipmaker says workers in US stole intellectual property, but rejects Chinese espionage implications

2 years ago

Amazon Workers Listen To Alexa Recordings – Report

Are you listening Alexa? Amazon staff are “reviewing” audio clips of people speaking to their Echo smart speakers

2 years ago

Huawei Slams US ‘Loser Attitude’ Amid Strong Results

Chairman of Chinese firm has harsh words for US administration and its campaign against it

2 years ago

Huawei Setback After British Reprimand Over Flaws

Unusually direct criticism of Chinese giant, with no confidence expressed in its ability to deal with “underlying defects”

2 years ago

US Warns Of Pull Out Where Huawei Kit Is Used

Secretary of State warns US will not be able to operate in environments where Huawei equipment is used

2 years ago

Huawei Founder Slams US Arrest Of His Daughter

Reclusive founder says he would close down Huawei before allowing it to undertake spying activities

2 years ago

Angela Merkel Demands Espionage Guarantees From Huawei

Denmark expels two Huawei staff, and Norway's intelligence boss issues warning about the Chinese firm

2 years ago

Reclusive Huawei Founder Says Firm Does Not Spy For China

Ren Zhengfei's comments follow the arrest of a Huawei staff in Poland on spying charges, the latest incident to put…

2 years ago

Merkel Included In Hack Of German Politicians

Personal data belonging to Chancellor Angela Merkel included in hack of hundreds of German politicians

2 years ago

Apple’s Tim Cook Demands Chinese Hack Story Retraction

Apple boss says Bloomberg's Businessweek should article about Chinese infiltration via spy chips

3 years ago

Russia Accused Of Cyber-Attack On Chemical Weapons Watchdog

The Netherlands, the UK and the US pile pressure on Russia over 'reckless' worldwide hacks allegedly carried out by its…

3 years ago

Pentagon Circulates Software ‘Do Not Buy’ List

The US Defence Department is ramping up its efforts to eliminate Russian and Chinese influence from US government tech

3 years ago

Amazon Defends Work On Police Face Recognition

The ACLU and other civil liberties campaigners said Amazon Rekognition could turn into a mass surveillance tool

3 years ago

Kaspersky Lab To Open Swiss Data Centre, Amid Dutch Ban

Dutch government announces it will stop using Kaspersky Lab products, over national security concerns

3 years ago

US Senate Renews NSA Web Surveillance Program

'Carry on spying', US lawmakers say after the senate renews NSA warrantless internet surveillance program

3 years ago

Facebook Dismisses Claim WhatsApp Chat Groups Can Be Infiltrated

Facebook denies claim by German researchers that there is any secret way into WhatsApp groups chats

3 years ago

McAfee Ends Government Source Code Reviews

The US security firm has banned future reviews of its products' source code by governments amidst growing tension over cyber-espionage

4 years ago