Slashdot Items Tagged "surveillance"

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Wednesday December 06, 2017 @05:35PM Warrantless Surveillance Can Continue Even If Law Expires, Officials Say
Friday December 01, 2017 @12:50PM House Panel Advances Bill on Key Surveillance Measure
Friday November 17, 2017 @01:10PM Proprietary Software is the Driver of Unprecedented Surveillance: Richard Stallman
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @09:30AM Many Employers Are Using Tools To Monitor Their Staff's Web-browsing Patterns, Keystrokes, Social Media Posts
Monday October 30, 2017 @06:46PM Calgary Police Cellphone Surveillance Device Must Remain Top Secret, Judge Rules
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @04:53PM Warning: Microsoft is using Cortana to read your private Skype conversations
Thursday September 28, 2017 @11:33AM Moscow Deploys Facial Recognition to Spy on Citizens in Streets
Monday September 25, 2017 @11:13PM NSA Targeted 106,000 Foreigners In Spy Program Up For Renewal
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @02:14PM In a 'Plot Twist', Wikileaks Releases Documents It Claims Detail Russia Mass Surveillance Apparatus
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @12:25PM On Internet Privacy, Be Very Afraid
Sunday August 27, 2017 @05:55AM Germany Tests Facial-Recognition Surveillance On 300 Citizens
Thursday August 10, 2017 @03:56PM China Working On 'Repression Network' Which Lets Cameras Identify Cars With Unprecedented Accuracy
Friday July 07, 2017 @05:50AM The Pentagon Says It Will Start Encrypting Soldiers' Emails Next Year
Friday June 30, 2017 @03:24PM With a Single Wiretap Order, US Authorities Listened In on 3.3 Million Phone Calls
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @12:18PM China's All-Seeing Surveillance State Is Reading Its Citizens' Faces
Monday June 19, 2017 @11:30AM Using Texts as Lures, Government Spyware Targets Mexican Journalists and Their Families
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @07:05PM US Internet Company Refused To Participate In NSA Surveillance, Documents Reveal
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @01:39PM Germany Plans To Fingerprint Children and Spy On Personal Messages
Friday June 09, 2017 @06:45PM Researcher Wants To Protect Whistleblowers Against Hidden Printer Dots
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @06:15PM US Spy Chief Reverses Course, Will Not Say How Many Americans Caught in NSA Surveillance
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @03:18PM Technology Is Making the World More Unequal; Only Technology Can Fix This
Friday May 19, 2017 @01:11PM CIA Co-Developed 'Athena' Windows Malware With US Cyber Security Company, WikiLeaks Reveals
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @09:43AM Hackers Aligned With Vietnam Government Are Attacking Foreign Companies
Friday May 05, 2017 @09:11AM Leaked Document Reveals UK Plans For Wider Internet Surveillance
Thursday April 27, 2017 @10:42PM Lawsuit: Fox News Group Hacked, Surveilled, and Stalked Ex-Host Andrea Tantaros
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @03:52PM British Cops Will Scan Every Fan's Face At the Champions League Final
Friday April 14, 2017 @12:48AM Microsoft Says US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Requests More Than Doubled
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @03:53PM Canada's RCMP National Police Force Reveals Use of Secretive Cellphone Surveillance Technology
Monday March 13, 2017 @04:38PM Facebook and Instagram Ban Developers From Using Data For Surveillance
Thursday March 09, 2017 @10:53AM How Wiretaps Actually Work
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @03:09PM New Office Sensors Know When You Leave Your Desk
Friday February 10, 2017 @02:01PM Microsoft Allowed To Sue US Government Over Email Surveillance
Monday February 06, 2017 @07:16PM US House Passes Bill Requiring Warrants To Search Old Emails
Thursday January 26, 2017 @12:57AM DragonflEye Project Wants To Turn Insects Into Cyborg Drones
Thursday December 29, 2016 @03:49PM Snowden Doc Shows NSA Blamed Russia For Hack of Murdered Journalist
Friday December 16, 2016 @12:25AM Twitter Blocks Government 'Spy Centers' From Accessing User Data
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @10:10PM Snowden: 'The Central Problem of the Future' Is Control of User Data
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @06:29PM Google Publishes Eight National Security Letters
Friday December 09, 2016 @03:06PM Twitter Cuts API Access For Media Sonar, Spy Tool Used To Target Black Lives Matter
Monday December 05, 2016 @05:59PM California State Senator Introduces Bill That Would Mandate Reporting of 'Superbug' Infections, Deaths
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @09:46AM The UK Is About to Legalize Mass Surveillance [Update]
Thursday November 17, 2016 @11:04AM Britain Has Passed the 'Most Extreme Surveillance Law Ever Passed in a Democracy'
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @11:24AM The FBI Got Its Hands on Data That Twitter Wouldn't Give the CIA
Monday October 24, 2016 @11:11PM Alibaba Founder To Chinese Government: Use Big Data To Stop Criminals
Monday October 24, 2016 @03:40PM Electronic Surveillance Up 500% In DC Area Since 2011, Almost All Sealed Cases
Thursday October 20, 2016 @09:49AM Yahoo Wants To Know If FBI Ordered Yahoo To Scan Emails
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @10:49AM Traditional Keyboard Sounds Can be Decoded By Listening Over a VoIP Connection, Researchers Say
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @06:00PM CIA-Backed Surveillance Tool 'Geofeedia' Was Marketed To Public Schools
Monday October 17, 2016 @11:08AM UK Security Agencies Unlawfully Collected Data For 17 Years, Court Rules
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @12:08PM Facebook, Instagram, Twitter Block Tool For Cops To Surveil You On Social Media
Monday October 10, 2016 @04:42PM Yahoo Disables Automatic Email Forwarding Feature, Making It Difficult For Users To Leave
Friday October 07, 2016 @10:51PM Baltimore Police Took 1 Million Surveillance Photos of City
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @11:51AM NSA Contractor Arrested in Possible New Theft of Secrets
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @10:07AM Yahoo Offers Non-Denial Denial of Bombshell Spy Report
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @05:52PM Apple, Google, Microsoft: We Have No Government Email Scanning Program Like Yahoo's
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @02:28PM Yahoo Secretly Scanned Customer Emails For US Intelligence
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @10:19AM Police Complaints Drop 93 Percent After Deploying Body Cameras
Friday September 30, 2016 @07:05PM Researchers Ask Federal Court To Unseal Years of Surveillance Records
Thursday September 22, 2016 @03:36PM Taiwan Asks Google To Blur Its Military Facilities In South China Sea
Friday September 16, 2016 @04:31PM NYPD Says Talking About Its IMSI Catchers Would Make Them Vulnerable To Hacking
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @09:20AM GCHQ Planning UK-Wide DNS Firewall
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @05:19PM Edward Snowden Makes 'Moral' Case For Presidential Pardon
Monday September 12, 2016 @02:34PM Unredacted User Manuals Of Stingray Device Show How Accessible Surveillance Is
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @06:46PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Anonymous Ways To Pay For Goods and Services?
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @04:23PM New Snowden Leaks Reveal More About NSA Satellite Eavesdropping
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @03:15PM FBI Director Says Prolific Default Encryption Hurting Government Spying Efforts
Friday August 26, 2016 @03:18PM British Companies Are Selling Advanced Spy Tech To Authoritarian Regimes
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @04:32PM World's Largest Aircraft Crashes Its Second Flight
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @08:48PM World's Largest Aircraft Completes Its First Flight
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @04:18PM FCC Complaint: Baltimore Police Breaking Law With Use of Stingray Phone Trackers
Monday August 15, 2016 @08:41AM First Confirmed Prism Surveillance Target Was Democracy Activist
Friday August 12, 2016 @12:20PM Local Canadian Police Station Admits To Owning Stingray Surveillance Device
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @02:02PM Local Police in Canada Used 'Stingray' Surveillance Device Without a Warrant
Friday August 05, 2016 @02:00PM Challenge Over UK Bulk Hacking Powers Taken To European Court of Human Rights
Friday July 29, 2016 @07:38PM Snowden Questions WikiLeaks' Methods of Releasing Leaks
Friday July 29, 2016 @02:30PM US Military Using $600K 'Drone Buggies' To Patrol Camps In Africa
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @02:40PM Rio Olympics Will Be First Sporting Event Watched By 'Eye In The Sky' Drone Cameras
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @05:18PM EU Plans To Create Database of Bitcoin Users With Identities and Wallet Addresses
Friday July 22, 2016 @03:32PM Edward Snowden At Comic-Con: 'I Live a Surprisingly Free Life'
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @02:18PM UK 'Emergency' Bulk Data Slurp Permissible In Pursuit Of 'Serious Crime'
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @07:03AM Google: Government Requests For User Data Hit All-Time High In Second Half Of 2015
Friday July 15, 2016 @03:39PM Do You Have A Living Doppelgänger?
Thursday July 14, 2016 @12:36AM Theresa May Becomes UK's 'Spy Queen' and New Prime Minister
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @09:50PM 'Fourth Amendment Caucus' Aims To Fight Government Surveillance
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @04:55PM VPN Provider Removes Russian Presence After Servers Seized
Friday July 08, 2016 @09:42AM Privacy Shield Data Pact Gets European Approval
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @03:41PM Micro-Camera Can Be Injected With A Syringe -- May Pose Surveillance Concerns
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @12:56PM China Tells App Developers To Increase User Monitoring
Saturday June 25, 2016 @05:18AM Snowden Finally Identified As Target of Investigation That Ended Lavabit
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @02:12PM Senate Rejects FBI Bid For Warrantless Access To Internet Browsing Histories
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @10:16AM Mark Zuckerberg Tapes Over His Webcam. Should You?
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @01:34PM PayPal Dumped Cloud Company After It Refused To Monitor Customers' Files
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @12:43AM Invoking Orlando, Senate Republicans Set Up Vote To Expand FBI Spying
Monday June 20, 2016 @04:19PM Smartphone Users Are Paying For Their Own Surveillance
Friday June 17, 2016 @10:24PM The NSA Would Be Eliminated Under President Gary Johnson
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @06:10PM FBI Can Access Hundreds of Millions of Face Recognition Photos
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @03:57PM FBI Says Utility Pole Surveillance Cam Locations Must Be Kept Secret
Saturday June 11, 2016 @02:12PM NSA Couldn't Hack San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone; Now Working On Exploiting IoT
Friday June 10, 2016 @04:39PM Microsoft Analyzes Web Searches, Finds Clues For Early Cancer Detection
Thursday June 09, 2016 @05:23PM Sir Tim Berners-Lee: Internet Has Become 'World's Largest Surveillance Network'
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @02:06PM The Web's Creator Thinks We Need a New One That Governments Can't Control
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @06:12PM Researchers Turn Smartphone Vibration Motor Into Microphone To Spy On You
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @05:27PM Tor Developer Jacob Appelbaum Allegedly Intimidated Victims Into Silence and Anonymity
Friday June 03, 2016 @01:23PM UK Gov't Creating Secret Mega Database On Citizens Without Informing Parliament
Friday June 03, 2016 @12:20PM FBI Kept Demanding Email Records Despite DOJ Saying It Needed a Warrant
Saturday May 28, 2016 @08:35AM Controversial Surveillance Firm Blue Coat Was Granted a Powerful Encryption Certificate
Friday May 27, 2016 @07:50PM Feinstein-Burr Encryption Legislation Is Dead In The Water
Thursday May 26, 2016 @05:02PM Smartphone Surveillance Tech Used To Target Anti-Abortion Ads At Pregnant Women
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @09:57AM Facebook Could Be Eavesdropping On Your Phone Calls
Thursday May 19, 2016 @10:14PM New Surveillance System May Let Cops Use All Of The Cameras
Monday May 16, 2016 @09:11AM Facebook Monitoring Your Reactions To Serve You Ads, Warn Belgian Police
Thursday May 12, 2016 @06:01PM Government Spy Truck Is Disguised As A Google Street View Car
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @03:00PM Snowden: 'Governments Can Reduce Our Dignity To That Of Tagged Animals'
Saturday April 30, 2016 @02:32PM US Spy Court Didn't Reject a Single Government Surveillance Request In 2015
Friday April 29, 2016 @12:19PM GCHQ Has Disclosed Over 20 Vulnerabilities This Year
Monday April 25, 2016 @11:43AM Spy Chief Complains That Edward Snowden Sped Up Spread of Encryption By 7 Years
Saturday April 23, 2016 @03:48PM From Uber To Eric Schmidt, Tech Is Closer To the US Government Than You'd Think
Friday April 22, 2016 @06:42PM Spy Chief Pressed For Number of Americans Ensnared In Data Espionage
Friday April 22, 2016 @02:52PM Spy Chief Pressed For Number Of Americans Ensnared In Data Espionage
Friday April 22, 2016 @08:21AM UK Intel Agencies Have Been Spying on Millions of People 'Of No Security Interest' Since 1990s
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @10:05PM Court Troubled By Surveillance Excesses At FBI, NSA
Friday April 15, 2016 @08:44AM CIA Is Investing Heavily In Firms That Do Social Media Mining and Surveillance
Monday April 11, 2016 @12:39AM Director Brennan: CIA Won't Waterboard Again, Even If Ordered By Future President
Saturday April 09, 2016 @11:15AM The FBI Director Puts Tape Over His Webcam
Friday April 08, 2016 @08:41PM CIA's Venture Capital Arm Is Funding Skin Care Products That Collect DNA
Thursday April 07, 2016 @06:20AM Spies In The Skies: FBI Planes Are Circling US Cities
Friday April 01, 2016 @03:11AM Reddit Deletes Surveillance 'Warrant Canary' In Transparency Report
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @06:49AM Chinese QQ Browser Caught Sending User Data To Its Servers
Friday March 25, 2016 @11:57AM Have a Political Bumper Sticker? The FBI Might Be Snapping Photos of You
Friday March 25, 2016 @07:21AM Former Bush Official Lawrence Wilkerson Says Snowden Has Done a 'Service'
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @12:30PM Whistleblower: NSA Is So Overwhelmed With Data, It's No Longer Effective
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @04:54PM Why We Should Fear A Cashless World
Monday March 21, 2016 @04:13AM The Internet of Things Is a Surveillance Nightmare
Thursday March 17, 2016 @02:27PM 'Chilling Effect' of Mass Surveillance Is Silencing Dissent Online, Study Says
Thursday March 10, 2016 @08:06PM Federal Judge Admits Existence Of NSA's PRISM Program
Thursday March 10, 2016 @12:03PM FBI Quietly Changes Its Privacy Rules For Accessing NSA Data On Americans
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @10:13AM UK Snooper's Charter To Extend Police Access To Phone and Internet Data
Thursday February 25, 2016 @12:02PM Carnegie Mellon University Attacked Tor, Was Subpoenaed By Feds
Saturday February 13, 2016 @11:41AM BT Announces Free Service To Screen Nuisance Callers
Friday February 12, 2016 @10:47AM Austrian Minister Calls For a Constitutional Right To Pay In Cash
Friday February 05, 2016 @02:38AM Firefox 44 Deletes Fine-Grained Cookie Management
Thursday February 04, 2016 @07:49PM Marco Rubio Wants To Permanently Extend NSA Mass Surveillance
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @05:04PM EU Proposes End of Anonymity For Bitcoin and Prepaid Card Users
Monday February 01, 2016 @05:49PM Harvard: No, Crypto Isn't Making the FBI Go Dark
Sunday January 31, 2016 @11:26PM San Francisco Bay Area In Superbowl Surveillance Mode
Saturday January 30, 2016 @05:48PM ACLU Sues Anaheim Police For Public Records On Cell Phone Surveillance
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @12:05PM NSA Wants To Dump the Phone Records It Gathered Over 14 Years
Monday January 25, 2016 @07:09AM The Clock Is Ticking For the US To Relinquish Control of ICANN
Sunday January 24, 2016 @01:40PM Edward Snowden Is Tired of Being Bombarded By Suitors
Sunday January 24, 2016 @08:52AM Privacy Ombudsman Could Handle EU Complaints About US Surveillance
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @12:12PM The Heavily Redacted World of the FBI's Tracking Technology Unit
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @11:15PM ATF Puts Up Surveillance Cameras Around Seattle ... To Catch Illegal Grease Dump
Monday January 11, 2016 @01:24PM Police Agencies Using Software to Generate "Threat Scores" of Suspects
Monday December 21, 2015 @03:31PM Israeli Firm Creates a Device That Can Hack Any Nearby Phone
Sunday December 20, 2015 @02:05AM Pre-Crime in the UK: Businesses Crowdsource a Watch List
Saturday December 12, 2015 @10:38PM FBI: Just Don't Call Them Backdoors
Saturday December 12, 2015 @02:34PM DHS Deployed Plane Above San Bernardino To Scoop Up All Phone Calls After Attack
Thursday October 29, 2015 @07:40AM Military Blimp Breaks Free and Drifts Over the Mid-Atlantic Trailing Tether
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @11:10AM Irish Data Protection Commissioner Ordered To Investigate Facebook Data
Monday October 19, 2015 @10:53AM Americans Show 'Surprising Willingness' To Accept Internet Surveillance
Thursday October 15, 2015 @10:12AM UCF Researchers Perform World's First Automated Mass-Crowd Count
Monday September 28, 2015 @12:23AM Edward Snowden Promotes Global Treaty To Curtail Surveillance
Saturday September 26, 2015 @03:14PM Don't Worry, That Blimp Isn't Watching You Much
Friday September 25, 2015 @06:49PM GCHQ Tried To Track Web Visits of "Every Visible User On Internet"
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @09:49AM Under Public Pressure, India Withdraws Draft Encryption Policy
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @08:22AM FBI: Burning Man Testing Ground For Free Speech, Drugs ... and New Spy Gear
Thursday August 27, 2015 @01:38PM Docs: Responding To Katrina, FBI Made Cell Phone Surveillance Its Priority
Thursday August 27, 2015 @07:41AM More Cities Use DNA To Catch Dog Owners Who Don't Pick Up Waste
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @07:29AM FBI Informant: Ray Bradbury's Sci-fi Written To Induce Communistic Mass Hysteria
Monday August 24, 2015 @01:55PM Updates Make Windows 7 and 8 Spy On You Like Windows 10
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @07:17AM AT&T Helped the NSA Spy On Internet Traffic
Monday August 10, 2015 @02:54AM Stingray-Like Device Enables Blackmail In S. Africa
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @10:44AM EFF and MuckRock Need Your Help Tracking Biometric Surveillance
Saturday July 11, 2015 @10:17PM The Guardian Looks At Hacking Team's Client List, Internal Communications
Friday July 10, 2015 @09:03PM Amnesty International Seeks Explanation For 'Absolutely Shocking' Surveillance
Thursday July 02, 2015 @03:55PM UK Government Illegally Spied On Amnesty International
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @08:56AM UK Researchers Find IPv6-Related Data Leaks In 11 of 14 VPN Providers
Friday June 26, 2015 @08:31AM WikiLeaks: NSA Eavesdropped On the Last Three French Presidents
Sunday June 21, 2015 @10:45PM Dallas Police Falsely Credit TrapWire System For Arrests
Thursday June 04, 2015 @07:30AM Senate Passes USA Freedom Act
Saturday May 30, 2015 @01:08PM The Patriot Act May Be Dead For Good
Monday May 25, 2015 @10:44AM San Bernardino Sheriff Has Used Stingray Over 300 Times With No Warrant
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @04:25AM UK Criminals Use Drones To Case Burglary Prospects
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @11:23AM MuckRock FOIA Request Releases Christopher Hitchens' FBI Files
Friday May 08, 2015 @06:53PM Senators Demand CIA Director Admit He Lied About Spying On Senate Computers
Friday May 08, 2015 @05:29PM Dropbox Moves Accounts Outside North America To Ireland
Thursday May 07, 2015 @11:47AM LinkedIn Used To Create Database of 27,000 US Intelligence Personnel
Thursday May 07, 2015 @09:37AM US Appeals Court Says NSA Phone Surveillance Is Not Authorized By Congress
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @02:45PM Police Can Obtain Cellphone Location Records Without a Warrant
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @10:03AM How the NSA Converts Spoken Words Into Searchable Text
Saturday May 02, 2015 @12:43PM Inside the Military-Police Center That Spies On Baltimore's Rioters
Thursday April 23, 2015 @08:21AM New Privacy Concerns About US Program That Can Track Snail Mail
Saturday April 18, 2015 @02:39PM The Upsides of a Surveillance Society
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @08:26AM The NSA Wants Tech Companies To Give It "Front Door" Access To Encrypted Data
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @07:16AM U.S. Gov't Grapples With Clash Between Privacy, Security
Friday April 10, 2015 @07:15PM The DEA Disinformation Campaign To Hide Surveillance Techniques
Thursday April 09, 2015 @11:20AM US Started Keeping Secret Records of International Telephone Calls In 1992
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @09:20AM Snowden Demystified: Can the Government See My Junk?
Monday March 23, 2015 @10:00AM Stallman joins Internet, talks net neutrality, patents and more
Friday March 13, 2015 @05:35PM Mass Surveillance: Can We Blame It All On the Government?