Microsoft finds first evidence of mid-term election tampering
Published in News


There might be a spy amongst us 

Microsoft detected and helped block hacking attempts against three congressional candidates this year, a company executive said.

European governments using mobile metadata to deport immigrants
Published in Mobiles


Would chuck away that phone if I were you

European leaders appeasing the rise of anti-immigration parties are using metadata on smartphones to start sending migrants back.

German spooks can spy on network hubs
Published in News
Monday, 04 June 2018 10:36

German spooks can spy on network hubs


Court says there is nothing to worry about

Germany's spy agency can monitor major internet hubs if Berlin deems it necessary for strategic security interests, a federal court has ruled.

Republicans want to extend internet snooping plan
Published in News


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.

European Parliament clamps down on spying hardware
Published in News


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
Published in News
Thursday, 26 October 2017 12:02

Iphone ships with spying feature


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
Published in News
Thursday, 26 October 2017 11:39

US will start spying on home grown terrorists


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
Published in News
Monday, 16 October 2017 11:53

Security experts warn against Kaspersky


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
Published in News
Friday, 06 October 2017 12:35

Kaspersky AV used as a spying attack vector


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
Published in News


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.