Espionage
Meizu Note 9 to Launch on March 6, Meizu 16s Spy Photo Leaked  Gadgets 360 · 3 hours
Meizu Note 9 is set to launch on March 6 and it is expected to come with a waterdrop notch, dual rear... more
Facebook will shut down its spyware VPN app Onavo  TechCrunch · 8 hours
Facebook will end its unpaid market research programs and proactively take its Onavo VPN app off the Google Play store in the wake of backlash following TechCrunch’s investigation about Onavo... more
Mexican privacy watchdog criticizes government over spyware  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Mexico's privacy watchdog says the Attorney General's Office stonewalled it for more than a year as it tried to investigate the government's use of powerful Israeli spyware against journalists, lawyers and activists more
Huawei Founder Denies Presence of 'Backdoors' to Spy for China  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
The founder of Chinese telecom giant Huawei has hit back at US efforts to blacklist the company and denied there are any "backdoors" in its technology to spy... more
Huawei founder says 'there's no way the US can crush us' - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Ren Zhengfei tells the BBC the world needs Huawei because it's "more advanced." He also denies spying allegations. more
Huawei P30 to be announced on March 26th in Paris  9to5Google · 3 days
Huawei might not be making waves in the United States due to fears over spying and... more
Airplane seat cameras could be your new spy in the sky - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Commentary: A camera trained on you for an entire long-haul flight? Surely you can't be serious... more
Facebook security app used to 'spy' on competitors  BBC · 4 days
A cross-party group of MPs says Facebook used its Onavo app to gather information on competitors. more
How does hide.me VPN stack up to the competition? Check out our review.  Windows Central · 4 days
Great security and reliable performance, but is it worth the price? Virtual Private Networks (VPN) add a layer of security that's becoming... more
UK concludes using Huawei in 5G is a manageable risk, report says - CNET  CNET · 5 days
That goes against US efforts to convince European allies to ban the Chinese supplier from 5G efforts due to espionage... more
Are shadowy agents targeting Canadians who criticize an Israeli spyware firm?  Global News · 6 days
NSO Group is fighting three lawsuits that allege its spyware was used to monitor journalists, activists and a friend of Jamal Khashoggi in Canada. more
Facebook exposed US agents to Iranian spies  Sky News · 1 week
The US Department of Justice has refused to comment on the revelation that counter-intelligence staff were exposed to Iranian spies by using a Facebook group which was infiltrated. more
Better red than dread: Barrier keeps batteries safe  nanowerk · 1 week
Scientists use red phosphorus as spy to keep lithium dendrites in check. more
Avengers: Endgame Directors Russo Brothers’ Amazon Series Will Have an Indian Spin-Off  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Amazon Prime Video revealed that the Russo brothers’ ‘global event multi-series’ will kick off with “an action-packed spy series” that will have local-language spin-offs... more
Facebook used in Iranian cyber-spying operation, US indictment says - CNET  CNET · 1 week
A former US Air Force intelligence officer and Iranian hackers created fake Facebook accounts in an attempt to trick US counterintelligence officials. more
US charges former agent with spying for Iran  Sky News · 1 week
A former US air force counter-intelligence officer has been charged with revealing classified information to Iran. more
DOJ charges former US Air Force officer with spying for Iran  TechCrunch · 1 week
Prosecutors have brought charges against a former Air Force officer for allegedly spying for Iran, the Justice Department confirmed Wednesday. Monica Witt, a former Air Force... more
Undercover spies caught fishing for anti-Israel remarks following Canadian sting  Global News · 2 weeks
Undercover operatives have targeted at least six people who have raised questions about spyware from NSO Group, an Israeli software firm. more
AP Exclusive: Undercover spy exposed in NYC was 1 of many  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The AP has identified a total of six people who have been approached by undercover operatives in an apparent bid to record them making inflammatory statements... more
Apple to pay teenager who found FaceTime bug  BBC · 2 weeks
The flaw let iPhone owners eavesdrop on people they called via the FaceTime video-chat system. more
Apple to compensate teenager who found Group FaceTime eavesdrop bug  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Apple has said it will compensate the teenager who first found a security bug in Group FaceTime that allowed users to eavesdrop before a call was picked up. The bug... more
Apple releases update to prevent FaceTime eavesdropping  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Apple has released an iPhone update to fix a FaceTime flaw that allowed people to eavesdrop on others while using its group video chat feature. more
Update to iOS 12.1.4 to re-enable Group FaceTime  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
That nasty FaceTime bug is now a thing of the past. You can now download and update your iPhone and iPad to re-enable Group FaceTime again. iOS 12.1.4 is a bug fix... more
Democrats pen letter to Tim Cook seeking answers on FaceTime eavesdropping bug  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
The US House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee has today penned a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook with a list of questions... more
Star Wars Resistance episode 14: The First Order Occupation begins - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
The militant regime is hunting for spies, and we see what life is like when it has power. more
Meet the 14-Year-Old Who Discovered Apple's FaceTime Privacy Bug  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
14-year-old Grant Thompson had stumbled upon the eavesdropping flaw more than a week before Apple took action. more
Apple delays FaceTime bug fix until next week  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Apple has delayed a software update that will restore the use of group FaceTime after the feature was disabled this... more
Apple fixes FaceTime eavesdrop bug, with software update incoming  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Four days after Apple pulled its new Group FaceTime feature offline after users found they could eavesdrop on people before they accept your call, the company says it’s fixed the... more
Apple reactivates Facebook’s employee apps after punishment for Research spying  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
After TechCrunch caught Facebook violating Apple’s employee-only app distribution policy to pay people for all their phone data, Apple invalidated the social network’s Enterprise Certificate as punishment. That deactivated... more
New York Officials Investigating Apple's FaceTime Eavesdropping Bug  MacRumors · 3 weeks
New York Attorney General Letitia James and Governor Andrew Cuomo are investigating the FaceTime eavesdropping bug on iOS devices that... more
UAE Said to Use Cyber Super-Weapon to Spy on iPhones of Foes  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
A team of former US intelligence operatives working for the UAE are said to have used tool called Karma to hack into the iPhones... more
WATCH: Lawsuit filed over Apple FaceTime bug  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A Houston lawyer files a suit claiming the glitch allowed an unknown person to eavesdrop on sworn testimony. more
Facebook paid children to install software which 'spied' on them  Sky News · 3 weeks
Facebook paid children as young as 13 to install software on their phones which allowed the company to collect data on how they used its competitors' apps, it... more
If Huawei were a security risk, how would we find out?  CBC · 3 weeks
There has been no public evidence that Huawei's equipment has been used to conduct... more
Apple Hit With Lawsuit Over FaceTime Eavesdropping Bug  MacRumors · 3 weeks
Apple is already facing its first lawsuit over the FaceTime eavesdropping bug that was discovered just last night, reports Bloomberg.... more
WATCH: Apple disables popular Group Facetime feature amid glitch  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The glitch, which allowed users to eavesdrop on conversations, should be fixed by the end of the week, the company said. more
Facebook pays teens to install VPN that spies on them  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Desperate for data on its competitors, Facebook has been secretly paying people to install a “Facebook Research” VPN that lets the company suck in all of a user’s... more
How Apple could miss a privacy-invading FaceTime security flaw  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
A major flaw in Apple’s FaceTime feature allowing callers to eavesdrop on call recipients was widely publicized yesterday,... more
Here are the best alternatives to Group FaceTime  9to5Mac · 3 weeks
With the major Group FaceTime bug, which allowed a user to eavesdrop into a call without the receiver ever picking... more
Daily Crunch: FaceTime bug allows eavesdropping  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here: 1. Apple disables... more
Apple to fix FaceTime bug that allows eavesdropping  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Apple has made the group chat function in FaceTime unavailable after users said there was a bug that could allow callers to activate another user's microphone remotely more
Apple turns off group FaceTime after discovery of eavesdropping bug - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
The bug affects calls to iPhones and reportedly impacts calls to Macs, potentially turning any device into a hot mic. more
Apple turned off group FaceTime after discovery of eavesdropping bug - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
The bug affects calls to iPhones and reportedly impacts calls to Macs, potentially turning any device into a hot mic. more
Apple disables group calling in FaceTime in response to eavesdropping bug  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Apple has disabled the group calling feature within its FaceTime calling service while it works on a patch to fix a nasty bug that allows eavesdropping. Apple’s... more
FaceTime now unavailable after discovery of eavesdropping bug - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
The bug affects calls to iPhones and reportedly impacts calls to Macs, potentially turning any device into a hot mic. more
FaceTime bug lets callers eavesdrop on you (even if you don't accept the call) - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
The bug affects calls to iPhones and reportedly impacts calls to Macs, potentially turning any device... more
FaceTime Bug That Lets People Spy on Others Demoed in Video [Updated]  MacRumors · 3 weeks
There's a major issue affecting FaceTime right now, which all MacRumors readers should be aware of. A bug with Group FaceTime can let someone... more
Should you buy a privacy screen for your laptop?  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Best answer: Absolutely. Privacy screens are definitely worth getting for your laptop since they effectively prevent other people from spying on your computer activities in public and can also double... more
APNewsBreak: Undercover agents target cybersecurity watchdog  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
The Associated Press has found that researchers who reported the role of Israeli spyware in the targeting of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi's inner circle are in turn being targeted by international undercover operatives more
Vodafone 'Pauses' Huawei Deployment in Its Core Network  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
Huawei is facing increasing scrutiny over its ties with the Chinese government and a suspicion that its technology could be used by Beijing for spying. more
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