Spying

Tackling the Future of Digital Trust—While It Still Exists – IEEE Spectrum

Last week, some 50 cybersecurity experts and observers took on a unique challenge: imagining a future in which bad things have happened in the digital world, and figuring out how to recover from them. The event, designed to help form solutions to problems before they happen, rather than in a panicked reaction afterwards http://spectrum.ieee.org/view-from-the-valley/telecom/security/tackling-the-future-of-digital-trustwhile-it-still-exists Posted from WordPress for Android

Turing Robotics Drops Android And Sets Up Shop In Finland Amid Global Security Concerns | TechCrunch

California-based secure smartphone manufacturer Turing Robotics Industries announced that it will move manufacturing and its new global headquarter to the Finnish city of Salo. Turing’s decision is rooted in security concerns. “Finland’s Act on the Protection of Privacy in Electronic Communications which safeguards confidentiality and privacy in telecommunications was the main reason behind TRI’s move

The CIA wants to spy on you through your TV: Agency director says net-connected gadgets will ‘transform’ surveillance | Daily Mail Online

Devices connected to internet leak information CIA director says these gadgets will ‘transform clandestine tradecraft’ Spies could watch thousands via supercomputers People ‘bug’ their own homes with web-connected devices http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2115871/The-CIA-wants-spy-TV-Agency-director-says-net-connected-gadgets-transform-surveillance.html Posted from WordPress for Android

Samsung warns customers not to discuss personal information in front of smart TVs

Samsung has confirmed that its “smart TV” sets are listening to customers’ every word, and the company is warning customers not to speak about personal information while near the TV sets. The company revealed that the voice activation feature on its smart TVs will capture all nearby conversations. The TV sets can share the information, including sensitive data,

US intelligence chief: we might use the internet of things to spy on you | Technology | The Guardian

The US intelligence chief has acknowledged for the first time that agencies might use a new generation of smart household devices to increase their surveillance capabilities. As increasing numbers of devices connect to the internet and to one another, the so-called internet of things promises consumers increased convenience – the remotely operated thermostat from Google-owned

The Secrecy Cryptography Giveth to Criminals, the Internet of Things Taketh Away – IEEE Spectrum

In the rock-paper-scissors game of technology, the Internet of Things beats cryptography. This is the conclusion of a new Harvard Law School report focusing on the FBI’s claims that increasing levels of cryptography in consumer devices means that law enforcement loses. The report retorts that even if cryptography closes some doors, new Internet-connected devices and