The FBI software is used for keyword-based social media tracking and advertises a "predictive analytics" feature, leading to natural questions about its potential use for surveillance.
New report claims that Israeli police used the Pegasus spyware on the country's citizens, including opponents of then-president Benjamin Netanyahu and a number of other targets not under suspicion of a crime.
Extensive campaign involving the Pegasus spyware in El Salvador targeted at least 35 journalists and political activists from June 2020 to November 2021, with most of the country's major media outlets affected.
Mitto, a leading provider of text messaging services to many of the world's most familiar names in tech, sold backdoor access for government surveillance according to former employees and clients.
Restoration of simple EU-US data transfers hinges on assurances from the US that these communications will not be subject to government surveillance. A new research paper looks to untangle this problem and provide some sort of a path forward.
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.