SIM Card Producer Denies Any Real Risk From NSA Hacking Its Encryption Keys
Company makes laughable claims following historic breach.
by Mike Masnick
Silicon Valley Cops Want To Use 'Stingray' Cell Phone Surveillance Technology For Investigations
“Community members have not had any real opportunity to voice concerns they have with a very invasive tracking system.”
by Jeff Stone

Al Jazeera to Reveal Hundreds of Secret Intelligence Documents
Papers will reveal cover-ups of abuses of power by intelligence agencies.
by Sputnik
Worst Spying In World History – Worse Than Any Dystopian Novel – Is Occurring RIGHT NOW
Spying by the NSA is worse than in Nazi Germany
by Zero Hedge

Buyer Beware: Talking Barbie Records Kids' Conversations
New Barbie doll spies on your kids!
by Joe Biggs
NSA & British GCHQ Hacked SIM Card Maker to Steal Encryption Keys to Spy on Billions of Cellphones
Based on documents leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
by Democracy Now

Android Malware Can Spy On You Even When Your Mobile Is Off
“The malware can make outgoing calls, take pictures and perform many other tasks without notifying the user.”
by Swati Khandelwal
Humiliating Admission By UK Government That Yet More Of Its Surveillance Was Unlawful
“We acknowledge that the policies adopted since [January] 2010 have not fully met the requirements of the ECHR…”
by Glyn Moody

GCHQ Will Have To Start Letting Everyone Know Whether Or Not They've Been Illegally Spied On
“Because the IPT found the intelligence sharing to be illegal, anyone, inside or outside the UK, can file a complaint.”
by Tim Cushing
President Obama: I'm A Big Believer In Strong Encryption... But...
Obama complains about government’s inability to crack all encryption.
by Tech Dirt

Q&A: Explaining ‘Audit the Fed’
Designed to be independent of Congress and the president.
by David Wessel
NSA Braces for News Leak of Its Cyber Surveillance Work
Technicians at a cybersecurity firm in Mexico blow the whistle.
by Sandy Fitzgerald

Surveillance software hidden deep within hard drives
Personal computers in 30 countries infected with one or more of the spying programs.
by Joseph Menn
Bloomberg Blocks Footage Of His Calls For More Minority Gun Control
Made suggestion during a February 5 speech at the Aspen Institute.
by AWR Hawkins

Endgame Removed from Youtube by False Copyright Claim
Bot account repeatedly targeting viral documentary
NSA braced for major new leaks
Foreign security firm uncovered cyber spy methods.
by Bill Gertz