interception

Do telcos make for competent spies?

Do telcos make for competent spies?

Intelligence agency overseer wades into telco data retention.
Mar 7 2014 6:35AM
"Tower dump" of consumer mobile data a popular police snooping tactic

"Tower dump" of consumer mobile data a popular police snooping tactic

Among 125 law enforcement agencies in 33 states, one in every four use the "tower dump" tactic, new reports reveal.
Dec 10 2013 2:05PM
ASIO raids lawyer office seeking Timor wiretap documents

ASIO raids lawyer office seeking Timor wiretap documents

Documents claim ASIS agents planted bugs in Govt office walls under aid work guise.
Dec 3 2013 7:06PM
NSA planned to spy on Australia

NSA planned to spy on Australia

Breach 'common understanding' not to spy.
Nov 22 2013 10:04AM
Yahoo encrypts ALL DATA

Yahoo encrypts ALL DATA

Says it never gave data to government agencies.
Nov 21 2013 5:30AM
Australia spied on Indonesian President

Australia spied on Indonesian President

President, wife and inner circle tracked.
Nov 18 2013 12:49PM
British spies used fake LinkedIn, Slashdot pages to tap telco

British spies used fake LinkedIn, Slashdot pages to tap telco

Quantum Insert tool used.
Nov 13 2013 4:00PM
New Zealand's spying law passes

New Zealand's spying law passes

Gives intelligence agencies a say in network procurements.
Nov 6 2013 8:15AM
Spy game: Australia and the Asia-Pacific

Spy game: Australia and the Asia-Pacific

It’s 'not cricket' to spy on friends.
Nov 5 2013 1:49PM
US privacy experts debate worth of mass data collection

US privacy experts debate worth of mass data collection

A panel shared their views on online privacy expectations.
Oct 30 2013 11:00AM
Smart TVs a spying portal for hackers, researcher finds

Smart TVs a spying portal for hackers, researcher finds

Don't keep your TV in the bedroom, consumers warned.
Oct 24 2013 12:17PM
NSA phone taps deterred a 'few' terrorists, not 54

NSA phone taps deterred a 'few' terrorists, not 54

Director to exit hot seat next year.
Oct 17 2013 4:00PM
Aust spy agency gave 300k contacts in one day to NSA

Aust spy agency gave 300k contacts in one day to NSA

NSA raiding address books.
Oct 16 2013 11:27AM
NSA report says Aust spooks swiped 311,113 contacts in one day

NSA report says Aust spooks swiped 311,113 contacts in one day

NSA raiding address books.
Oct 15 2013 12:25PM
NSA tool may track burner mobiles

NSA tool may track burner mobiles

Metadata provides rough phone fingerprint.
Oct 15 2013 9:26AM
Russians eavesdrop WiFi, phone comms during Olympics

Russians eavesdrop WiFi, phone comms during Olympics

Sochi visitors warned.
Oct 8 2013 6:00AM
17 ways to make NSA spying more expensive

17 ways to make NSA spying more expensive

New Snowden documents alleged the National Security Agency has deployed vast resources to break encryption and secure backdoors in vendor software and services. While concerned users and organisations need to evaluate their entire online habits and security postures, here's a handful of tools that could help make the NSA's job a little harder. Add your suggestions to the comment section
Sep 6 2013 1:55PM
Leaked documents shed light on FinFisher govt spyware

Leaked documents shed light on FinFisher govt spyware

Claims it can break encryption.
Sep 2 2013 8:55AM
US intercepted UN comms: report

US intercepted UN comms: report

Chinese beat NSA to it.
Aug 26 2013 9:00AM
NZ passes spy laws

NZ passes spy laws

PM promises to resign if wholesale spying occurs.
Aug 23 2013 7:30AM

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