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Stalkerware
Stalkerware

A Hacker Has Wiped a Spyware Company’s Servers—Againp

"I don't want to live in a world where younger generations grow up without privacy."
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2 days ago
OpSec
OpSec

Politician Accidentally Doxes His Old Boss By Reading Encrypted Signal Messages in Front of a Bunch of Cameras

All the encryption in the world is not going to help if someone can read over your shoulder.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.31.18
graph theory
graph theory

How to Hide Within a Social Network

New graph theory research offers good news for privacy advocates, bad news for the FBI.
Michael Byrne
1.30.18
BioTrackTHC
BioTrackTHC

Colorado Wants to Track Weed With Chemicals and the Blockchain

Some dispensary owners have called the bill, SB 18-029, 'fucking crazy.'
Troy Farah
1.24.18
FlexiSpy
FlexiSpy

Florida Cop Bought Powerful Phone Malware That Can Intercept Emails and WhatsApp

In the first known case of a U.S. regional agency purchasing malware, a Florida Department of Law Enforcement officer bought FlexiSpy.
Joseph Cox
1.24.18
privacy
privacy

Apple Health Data Is Being Used as Evidence in a Rape and Murder Investigation

German authorities cracked a man's iPhone and found out what he was up to.
Samantha Cole
1.11.18
Iran protests
Iran protests

This App Is Helping Iranians Beat Tehran’s Internet Censorship

Psiphon, a Toronto-born app, has seen a 1,650% increase in downloads.
Justin Ling
1.9.18
privacy
privacy

Border Guards Looked Through Nearly 60 Percent More Electronic Devices in 2017 than in 2016

Customs and Border Protection released a new directive Friday with more detailed guidelines for searching phones and computers.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.5.18
Moveable
Moveable

A Motorcycle Helmet Will Call an Ambulance and Text Your Family If You Have an Accident

Many people in Pakistan drive motorcycles. An Islamabad startup hopes their helmet will keep them safe.
Samar Warsi
12.26.17
big telecom
big telecom

Reminder: Republicans Also Gave Big Telecom Permission to Sell Your Personal Data This Year

No net neutrality and they can sell all your data without asking. What a year.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.21.17
BABY!
BABY!

The Targets of Mobile Apps: Your Health, Your Ancestors, and Your Baby

Researchers at Yale Privacy Lab analyzed the existence of a hidden economy of trackers packaged into many of the most popular apps in Google Play.
Michael Kwet
Sean O’Brien
12.14.17
State of Surveillance
State of Surveillance

The Hollowing Middle of the Surveillance Malware Market

Companies will have to choose between law enforcement in the West and authoritarian countries.
Collin Anderson
12.14.17