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That Sign Telling You How Fast You’re Driving May Be Spying On You

The next time you drive past one of those road signs with a digital readout showing how fast you’re going, don’t simply assume it’s there to remind you not to speed. It may actually be capturing your license plate data. According to recently released U...

Massive US military social media spying archive left wide open in AWS S3 buckets

Three misconfigured AWS S3 buckets have been discovered wide open on the public internet containing “dozens of terabytes” of social media posts and similar pages – all scraped from around the world by the US military to identify and profile perso...

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...

Iranian spy service threatening, blackmailing global media outlets

Iran’s clandestine spy network has been threatening and blackmailing scores of journalists, ev...

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...