Verizon is “enhancing” their Relevant Mobile Advertising program, allowing Verizon to collect and hand over your online habits to marketers with creppy precision.
A Google employee has let it slip that Google is researching ways to streamline the use of PGP/GPG with Gmail. Google has “research underway to improve the usability of PGP with Gmail,” said the employee.
The ubiquity of mobile devices has prompted government agencies to piggyback on corporate efforts to collect our information all in the name of marketing, says security expert Bruce Schneier.
Depending... on which study you reference, smartphone penetration in the US reportedly ranges from 62 percent to 71 percent, according to analytics firms like comScore and NPD. Regardless of the actual figures, one thing is for sur...
The NSA ran an operation code-named “Shotgiant” which targeted the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. One aim of the project was to add back doors to Huawei products. Then, when Huawei sold its equipment to other countries the NSA could easily gain access to their networks and conduct surveillance operations.
Ever wonder how Google handles a request for user information via an U.S. search warrant? In a new video, Google illustrates the entire process.
This week we talk about a new Star Wars card game, the NSA using Angry Birds to obtain personal data about players, building things with Legos in Chrome, and of course five more apps you don’t want to miss this week!
According to a new report, the NSA and British GCHQ have been trading methods for spying on smartphone apps since 2007. Apps specifically mentioned include Angry Birds, Google Maps and several others.
New revelations about the NSA show that the agency has sophisticated surveillance gadgets including a USB stick that can eavesdrop. Since the spies also have custom BIOS versions for PCs, the question is raised: is Android immune?
Newly discovered documents reveal that the NSA is collecting 5 billion cellphone location records each day. Read on for more details!
The moral and political aspects of state-level spying will be debated for years to come, but an interesting side-effect of the NSA’s actions is that new business is being created specifically to protect people against spies. The question is, are consumers ready to pay for them?