Worried about armed revolt
Having just spent a fortune giving big corporations and the very rich tax cuts while doing nothing for the poor and middle classes, the US Republicans want to maintain the iron grip that security forces have over the internet, just in case the rest of the country revolts by linking themselves to worldwide terrorist organisations.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.