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Body recognition software that can spot people by their physical shape and clothes

Body recognition software that can spot people by their physical shape and clothes

Cutting-edge body recognition software which identifies people based on their physical shape and even clothes is set to be rolled
US, UK & Australia demand Facebook backdoor access to WhatsApp & other encrypted messengers

US, UK & Australia demand Facebook backdoor access to WhatsApp & other encrypted messengers

US Attorney General William Barr and other western officials are calling on Facebook to provide authorities backdoor access to its
Former Yahoo engineer admits using his access to steal users’ sexual images

Former Yahoo engineer admits using his access to steal users’ sexual images

A former Yahoo software engineer has pleaded guilty to hacking into thousands of users’ accounts in search of sexually explicit
China’s ‘super camera’ can instantly pinpoint specific targets among tens of thousands of people

China’s ‘super camera’ can instantly pinpoint specific targets among tens of thousands of people

Scientists have unveiled a 500 megapixel cloud camera system in China that they say is capable of capturing the facial
Amazon Extends Alexa’s Reach Into Wearables

Amazon Extends Alexa’s Reach Into Wearables

Amazon.com Inc. is bringing its Alexa virtual assistant to wearable products. The e-commerce giant on Wednesday unveiled earbuds, glasses and
Baltimore officials pitched three surveillance planes in the sky at once, covering most of city

Baltimore officials pitched three surveillance planes in the sky at once, covering most of city

The head of an aerial surveillance company is pitching Baltimore officials on flying not one but three camera-laden planes above
Facebook Portal TV – Spying on you from the TV

Facebook Portal TV – Spying on you from the TV

Facebook has updated its “Portal” range of video chat devices, including a new version that plugs directly into a TV.
US spies seek long-range facial recognition capabilities

US spies seek long-range facial recognition capabilities

US intelligence agencies are looking to enhance their facial recognition capabilities with technology that can identify people from hundreds of
EVERYONE is on the list: Snowden says no ‘innocents’ in mass surveillance world

EVERYONE is on the list: Snowden says no ‘innocents’ in mass surveillance world

Asked if buying his memoir would get one on a spy list, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden chillingly replied that everyone
Has Israel been caught spying on the White House AGAIN?

Has Israel been caught spying on the White House AGAIN?

Over the last 2 years, Israeli spies may have planted cell phone eavesdropping devices near the White House and other
Google Nest Hub surveillance system lets you bring Big Brother home with you

Google Nest Hub surveillance system lets you bring Big Brother home with you

Google’s Nest Hub surveillance system is constantly looking for its owner’s face and technically can’t be shut off, raising privacy
Big Tech & Big Brother meet at Facebook HQ to discuss how to ‘secure’ US elections

Big Tech & Big Brother meet at Facebook HQ to discuss how to ‘secure’ US elections

Security teams for Facebook, Google, Twitter and Microsoft met with the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and the Director
NJ cops turn citizens’ phones into surveillance devices – for their own good, of course

NJ cops turn citizens’ phones into surveillance devices – for their own good, of course

A New Jersey police department has unveiled technology that allows 911 operators to stream video from callers’ smartphones. Sounds like
GPS tracking to be installed on all NYC school buses for start of school year

GPS tracking to be installed on all NYC school buses for start of school year

Parents in New York City will be getting some extra help in knowing the whereabouts of their children as they
The New Ways Your Boss Is Spying on You

The New Ways Your Boss Is Spying on You

Your employer may know a lot more about you than you think. The tone of your voice in a meeting.
Google admits ‘language experts’ listen to ‘some’ assistant recordings

Google admits ‘language experts’ listen to ‘some’ assistant recordings

Google’s smart speakers are recording users when they least expect it, according to temp worker language experts hired by the
Amazon admits it keeps some Alexa recordings even when users delete them

Amazon admits it keeps some Alexa recordings even when users delete them

Amazon has admitted some recordings made by its constantly-eavesdropping AI personal assistant Alexa are never really gone from the company’s
FBI pushes US universities to spy on Chinese students & visitors

FBI pushes US universities to spy on Chinese students & visitors

The FBI is urging American universities to help the agency spy on Chinese students and scholars from Chinese research institutions,