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Is Alexa spying on us? We’re too busy to care — and we might regret that

Washington. It’s an experience every computer or smart phone user has had. After downloading new software or an app, a window pops up with a legal agreement. At the bottom is an “I agree” button. One click, and it’s gone. Most users have no clue what...

Iranian spy service threatening, blackmailing global media outlets

Iran’s clandestine spy network has been threatening and blackmailing scores of journalists, even going so far as to detain and threaten the family members of these reporters, in order to ensure positive coverage in global media outlets, according to a ne...

APT group leverage Gazer backdoor to spy on embassies and consular operations

Security researchers at ESET have spotted a new cyber espionage campaign targeting embassies and ...

Why we need spy blogs

It’s an open secret that the US intelligence community has its own classified, highly secure ...

Cyber spies targeting companies with sophisticated “long cons”

State-sponsored cyber spies are stepping up the espionage game with increasingly intricate social en...

Secret rules make it pretty easy for the FBI to spy on journalist

Secret FBI rules allow agents to obtain journalists’ phone records with approval from two inter...

Shopper Phone Tracking: Creepy Spying Or Valid Consumer Research?

For the past couple of decades, firms such as Shoppertrak and Nomi have been tracking and analyzin...

Facebook is watching and tracking you more than you probably realize

Whenever you’re on Facebook, do you ever get the feeling that you’re being watched? An ad pops u...

US intelligence chief: we might use the internet of things to spy on you

The US intelligence chief has acknowledged for the first time that agencies might use a new generati...

Now you can find out if the NSA spied on you

You just know in your bones that the NSA spied on you and shared that data with Britain’s GCHQ spy...