An investigative report conducted by two of Germany's biggest newspapers and two of its public radio broadcasting stations has found that the country's government secretly purchased the controversial Pegasus spyware in late 2020.
A new system of warrants grants Australian police broad powers to infiltrate and even modify the online accounts of suspected cybercriminals, in the name of combating dark web transactions and anonymization.
New Citizens Lab report reveals that the government of Bahrain has used the Pegasus iPhone spyware to track at least nine activists since June 2020. Two zero-days used in zero click iPhone exploit targeting iMessage.
A coalition of some of the biggest names in privacy-focused tech companies is seeking a ban on advertising technologies that use surveillance techniques to track people across the internet.
Amazon Sidewalk is about to create a nation-spanning "smart network" connecting the devices of its customers. The project is unprecedented, both in terms of capability and in terms of the privacy concerns it is raising.
Privacy groups are raising alarms about some EU aid programs. Funds, equipment and training are reportedly going to repressive governments and being used explicitly for domestic surveillance.
The surveillance concerns surrounding TikTok are legitimate, yet they are no more legitimate than the spyware potential of countless Chinese IoT devices.
Following the Schrems II ruling and invalidation of the US-EU Privacy Shield, the Council of Europe has said that intelligence services need to stop spying on individuals’ digital communications.
Countries are working on contact tracing apps that have data safeguards built in to address privacy concerns while fighting against COVID-19. Can these apps really preserve privacy?
As authorities push for more tracking, more surveillance to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, where do we draw the line to ensure that civil liberties are not eroded?