European Parliament clamps down on spying hardware
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This gear threatening security and human rights

The European Parliament has overwhelmingly backed plans to control exports of devices to intercept mobile phone calls, hack computers or circumvent passwords that could be used by foreign states to suppress political opponents or activists.

Iphone ships with spying feature
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Lets spooks see what you are doing without you knowing

The fruity cargo cult Apple’s iOS operating system has a natty feature which allows spooks to turn on your phone so they can see what you are doing.

US will start spying on home grown terrorists
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Finally realised that those are the main threat

US spooks are finally turning their considerable tech spying power on to the white men with guns who do most of the terrorism in the country.

Security experts warn against Kaspersky
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Former NSA cybersecurity analysts think it is too risky

Two former NSA security experts have warned those who are concerned about privacy or have sensitive information against using Kaspersky software

Kaspersky AV used as a spying attack vector
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Russians used files within the software to spy on NSA

Russian spooks used files which were part of Kaspersky’s AV product to hack an NSA contractor.

Sonos says let us spy or your stereo will not work
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21st century issues


Sound gear maker Sonos has told its customers that either they have to let them spy on their use of their products or they will not work.

Tesla installs camera inside car
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What does it hope to learn about the driver?

The car maker Tesla might be finding itself in hot water after installing a camera inside the car to monitor the driver.

Classified NSA report shows Russian hacking US election
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Hit voting software maker


Russian spooks hacked at least one US voting software supplier and sent spear-phishing emails to more than 100 local election officials just days before last November’s presidential election.

Kaspersky Lab to feature in Russian spy investigation
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Senate Intelligence Committee broadens Trump investigation


The Senate Intelligence Committee has widened its investigation into Russia's alleged meddling in last year's presidential election, to include security outfit Kaspersky Lab.

EFF claims Chromebooks continue to spy on kids
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What a surprise - a Google product spying on people.

Human rights group, the  Electronic Freedom Foundation has complained that Google is continuing to use its Chromebooks to spy on customers.