surveillance

Pentagon exposed huge internet surveillance data cache

Pentagon exposed huge internet surveillance data cache

Yet another AWS data bucket spill.
Nov 20 2017 7:14AM
NSA ends warrantless spying on US digital comms

NSA ends warrantless spying on US digital comms

Privacy advocates welcome end of controversial practice.
May 1 2017 7:06AM
Facebook blocks its data from being used in surveillance tools

Facebook blocks its data from being used in surveillance tools

Makes policy "explicit".
Mar 14 2017 5:19PM
UN report calls for 'international warrant' governing surveillance

UN report calls for 'international warrant' governing surveillance

Special rapporteur issues grave warnings.
Mar 9 2017 10:06AM
Wikileaks publishes large trove of CIA hacking tools

Wikileaks publishes large trove of CIA hacking tools

Spies said to have exploits for iPhones, Android and smart TVs.
Mar 8 2017 5:37AM
Snowden's favoured secure email provider Lavabit reboots

Snowden's favoured secure email provider Lavabit reboots

Built on new end-to-end encryption standard.
Jan 23 2017 6:54AM
Controversial US spy chief Clapper quits

Controversial US spy chief Clapper quits

Oversaw mass surveillance programs revealed by Snowden.
Nov 18 2016 6:40AM
New US surveillance rules raise privacy concerns

New US surveillance rules raise privacy concerns

Changes make it easier for law enforcement agencies to access warrants.
Oct 28 2016 11:40AM
Yahoo pleads with US govt to clarify email spying order

Yahoo pleads with US govt to clarify email spying order

Transparency requested.
Oct 20 2016 8:39AM
Yahoo scanned customer emails for US intelligence

Yahoo scanned customer emails for US intelligence

Wrote custom software for real-time searches of incoming messages.
Oct 5 2016 4:53AM
Snowden working on smartphone anti-surveillance device

Snowden working on smartphone anti-surveillance device

Teams up with hacker to build prototype.
Jul 22 2016 6:27AM
US joins case over Facebook data transfers

US joins case over Facebook data transfers

Cross-border flows tested.
Jul 20 2016 6:25AM
Researchers easily extract personal details from metadata

Researchers easily extract personal details from metadata

US study debunks authorities' privacy claims.
May 20 2016 6:54AM
British spy agencies' secret mass surveillance revealed

British spy agencies' secret mass surveillance revealed

"Bulk personal datasets" could contain all recorded data on an individual.
Apr 22 2016 6:36AM
UK parliamentary committee criticises encryption backdoor bill

UK parliamentary committee criticises encryption backdoor bill

'Snoopers' charter' faces resistance.
Feb 12 2016 11:08AM
Snowden leak reveals UK spies' big data surveillance

Snowden leak reveals UK spies' big data surveillance

Hadoop, MapReduce study captured data.
Feb 5 2016 6:16AM
UK govt crypto contains permanent backdoor

UK govt crypto contains permanent backdoor

MIKEY-SAKKE encrypted comms can be eavesdropped on.
Jan 21 2016 6:35AM
BlackBerry quits Pakistan over govt surveillance demands

BlackBerry quits Pakistan over govt surveillance demands

To exit country on December 30.
Dec 1 2015 6:35AM
Microsoft to keep data in Germany, away from US spies

Microsoft to keep data in Germany, away from US spies

Trustee model to protect info in new European data centres.
Nov 12 2015 6:46AM
UK to make tech companies retain crypto keys

UK to make tech companies retain crypto keys

Bill to mandate access to encrypted content.
Nov 3 2015 12:07PM

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