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Woman says mother-in-law spied on her through baby camera

'I would be taking her to court.'

On Jun 6, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘Somebody put a lot of money into spying on people’: TikToker finds receipt for surveillance equipment in her Airbnb

'Be safe girl'

On Oct 18, 2021 by Clara Wang

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Spyware used to monitor slain Washington Post journalist’s friends and family

The phone belonging to Khashoggi's fiancée was infected with Pegasus spyware just four days after his death.

On Jul 19, 2021 by Siobhan Ball

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Reporter eavesdropped on rivals’ Zoom calls to get scoops on pay cuts

One news organization called the alleged eavesdropping an 'unwarranted intrusion.'

On Apr 28, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

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Former Twitter employees charged with spying for Saudi Arabia

The former employees reportedly accessed information on those who were critical of the government.

On Nov 7, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich

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Bloomberg: China secretly installed chip on motherboards used by 30 U.S. companies

A tiny chip may have infiltrated products sold by 30 companies, and used by the U.S. government.

On Oct 4, 2018 by Christina Bonnington

Facebook Accused of Spying by Cambridge Analyica Whistleblower

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower alleges Facebook is spying on users

He says they use phone microphones to gather contextual information.

On Mar 28, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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Germany bans children’s smartwatches amid security, spying concerns

There are some major privacy concerns.

On Nov 19, 2017 by Chris Tognotti

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The Texas National Guard is using controversial ‘stingray’ devices to spy on cell phones

It signed a $373,000 contract to outfit 2 surveillance planes.

On Nov 13, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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Disney mobile apps are spying on kids, lawsuit claims

The suit alleges Disney put trackers in its games to collect data for advertising.

On Aug 10, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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Facebook patent application describes spying on users through their webcams

The social giant describes a system for catering content to users by exploiting their emotions.

On Jun 7, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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These wall hooks are watching and recording everything you do

Be aware of the ordinary objects that surround you.

On Apr 12, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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Police documents reveal how law enforcement keep Stingray use secret

A fill-in-the-blank DOJ warrant enables police to hide Stingray capabilities from judges and the public.

On Oct 7, 2016 by Dell Cameron, Patrick Howell O'Neill

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How the fall of RFID chips explains our current surveillance state

Who's really to blame?

On May 8, 2016 by Gillian Branstetter

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New research exposes the people snooping on the Tor network

Tor is the most popular anonymity network, so naturally all kinds of people want to spy on it.

On Feb 26, 2016 by Patrick Howell O'Neill