surveillance

Tesla Demands Video Access For Full Self Driving Testers

Drivers who pay to join Tesla's Full-Self Driving (FSD) system beta, must now consent to releasing identifiable video footage in…

3 days ago

Apple Sues NSO To ‘Curb Abuse Of State-Sponsored Spyware’

Tech giant Apple adds to growing pressure on NSO by filing a lawsuit against the surveillance specialist for targetting its…

4 days ago

Facebook Tells LAPD To Stop Using Fake Accounts

Facebook orders LAPD to top using fake accounts to gather information on users, following report that found police worked with…

6 days ago

ESET Finds Candiru Campaign On UK, Middle East Websites

One of the firms recently placed on the US trade blacklist has been found by ESET Research to have compromised…

2 weeks ago

Surveillance Commissioner Opposes Absorption By ICO

Surveillance camera and biometrics commissioner says plans for ICO to take over dual roles are 'ill-conceived' as government consultation nears…

2 weeks ago

NSO Incoming CEO Quits, Citing US Blacklist – Report

Local media reports that the CEO-designate of NSO Group has resigned before even taking the role, citing the recent US…

2 weeks ago

France Holds Secret Talks With Israel Over NSO Spyware

Top adviser to French President holds talks with Israeli counterpart to discuss NSO spyware allegedly targetting French government ministers

1 month ago

FCC Urged To Address Spy Risk To US Telecom Networks

American senators have urged the US communications watchdog to address surveillance threats posed by foreign firms providing services to US…

1 month ago

Moscow Metro Facial Recognition System For Speedy Payments

Privacy concern. Moscow's Metro system has launched 'Face Pay', a mass facial recognition system for passengers paying for fares

1 month ago

Pegasus Spyware On Phones Of French Cabinet Ministers – Report

Traces of NSO's Pegasus spyware were allegedly found on the mobile phones of at least five current French cabinet ministers

2 months ago

Apple Issues Urgent Security Update For iPhones, iPads and Macs

Discovery of 'zero-click' spyware allegedly from NSO Group, sees Apple issuing emergency update to iPhone, iPad and Mac users

2 months ago

Apple Delays Plans To Scan iPhone Images

Apple delays plans to roll out image-scanning technology on iPhones to search for child-abuse images before material is uploaded to…

3 months ago

China Approves Far-Reaching Privacy Law

Beijing approves tough new rules about the collection and use of personal data, including stronger rules governing surveillance systems

3 months ago

Apple Acknowledges ‘Confusion’ Over ‘iPhone Scanning’ System

iCloud uploads from iPhones and iPads to be scanned only for known CSAM images, with local database providing more accountability,…

3 months ago

Apple Defends Photo Checking On iPhones

Apple promises to reject any government demands to use, or alter, its controversial detection system of child abuse images

4 months ago

France’s Macron Changes Phone, After NSO Pegasus Report

Just in case. French President Emmanuel Macron changes both his physical phone, and his phone number, after Pegasus hack reports

4 months ago

NSO Group: Blame The Customer, Not Us

Enough is enough says NSO, as it denies French President Macron was a target, and said people should rather blame…

4 months ago

Phone Of France’s Macron Targetted By NSO Pegasus – Report

French President Emmanuel Macron among world leaders whose phones were allegedly targetted by NSO Group's Pegasus 'spyware'

4 months ago

NSO Denies Allegations Pegasus Targeted Activists, Journalists

NSO denies allegations that its Pegasus spyware was used on a “massive scale” and targetted political leaders, journalists and activists

4 months ago

WhatsApp Beta Tests Disappearing Video, Photo Messages

Self destruct feature. Disappearing photo and video message option is being deployed for iOS and Android WhatsApp beta apps

5 months ago

Amazon Rolls Out End-To-End Encryption For Ring Doorbells

After trialling end-to-end encryption for its smart doorbell device, Amazon confirms it is rolling it out globally

5 months ago

NSA Denies Spying Allegation Made By Tucker Carlson

US intelligence agency denies surprising allegation by right wing Fox News host Tucker Carlson that NSA is spying on him…

5 months ago

Indian Minister Accuses Twitter Of Non-Compliance

Twitter stand-off with Indian authorities continues as technology minister says firm deliberately failed to comply with new rules

5 months ago

Trump ‘Subpoenaed Apple, Microsoft For Data On Rivals’

Apple changes rules for responding to government data requests after previous administration used subpoenas to gather data on rival Democratic…

6 months ago

Amazon’s Ring To Make Police Requests For Video Footage Public

Transparency move, as US police forces and fire departments increasingly use video footage captured from Ring doorbells and cameras

6 months ago

WhatsApp Sues Indian Government Over Surveillance Law

Privacy champion? Facebook's WhatsApp division alleges controversial new law gives Indian government mass surveillance capabilities

6 months ago

Dutch Report Flagged Huawei Monitoring Of KPN Concerns – Report

Report ten years ago from Capgemini reportedly warned that Huawei may be able to monitor calls made by KPN's 6.5…

7 months ago

EU’s Proposed Rules For AI Usage Leaked Online

Leaked document shows European regulators are considering ban on indiscriminate surveillance and AI use in credit scoring etc

8 months 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

10 months ago

Facebook App Pop-up To Explain Benefits Of Data Collection

Response to Apple privacy rule. Facebook testing new pop-up alert for iPhone apps, explaining benefits of data collection

10 months ago