Who should we spy on?

Ever since Edward Snowden leaked information about massive government surveillance programs there has been a lot of news, debate, and controversy about the NSA and other government agencies in the US and abroad. 

Kill U.S. web firms' license to operate in Europe, German privacy officials

Who needs drones when you've got satellites?

The belief that the US government will be using drones to spy on its citizens might not have any basis, as its security forces move towards satellite spying instead.

Huawei CEO says his company does not spy

Huawei CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei, whose appearances are rarer than those of the Giant Panda, stepped into the limelight briefly yesterday to defend his company from spying allegations.

X-37B spaceplane launched back into space

The US Air Force's experimental X-37B space plane is off on its travels again, blasting off from Cape Canaveral yesterday atop an Atlas V rocket.

Dotcom says he's 'Bond villain' as NZ government admits illegal spying

In the latest bizarre twist in the legal case against Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom, New Zealand prime minister John Key has ordered an investigation into the country's spying agency.

Smartphones can spy as you type on your PC

Don't get paranoid, but a Georgia Tech research team says it's possible to use a phone to track what a person's typing on their keyboard nearby.

German government 'built backdoor Trojan'

A German hacking group says it's discovered a Trojan horse that the government is using to spy on citizens' online activities.

The Fed wants an app for monitoring public opinion

The Federal Reserve is looking to hire some coders.

GM's OnStar might start spying on your car for money

There have been some harsh charges leveled at General Motors (GM) over the corporation's controversial OnStar terms and conditions. 

Ex-Akamai employee to plead guilty to spying

An ex-employee of the Web content company Akamai will plead guilty to charges of foreign economic espionage.

Couple claims rental firm spied on them with webcam

They say the walls have ears - but what if your hire-purchase PC has eyes, and reports what it's seen back to the rental company?

Assange says Facebook is government tool

Facebook is 'the most appalling spying machine that has ever been created', WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has told a Russian newspaper.

Now your medicine might spy on you in the future

Getting tired of the global movement to spy on everyone, everywhere? Too bad - because it looks like your prescription pills are the next consumer item that will be modified to transmit data (spy) on you.

School district pays up to settle laptop spying case

The Lower Merion School District - accused earlier this year of spying on its students with webcams - has agreed to settle the case out of court.

Cyber Spy banned from encouraging cyber spying

Cyber Spy has agreed to stop customers from installing its keylogging software on other people's computers without their consent.

Parents to be notified if their child was victim of webcam spying

As progress is made to the investigation of the unbelievable webcam spying case at the Lower Merion school district, parents will soon be notified if their children were in any of the 56,000 images that were secretly captured.

Pentagon's spying on us, says WikiLeaks

Whistle-blowing site WikiLeaks has accused the US government of spying on the organisation and its staff - and Icelandic authorities of colluding.

Vice Principal denies spying on students with laptop webcams

A Pennsylvania-area school district official has called a press conference to vehemently deny charges of spying on students with remotely activated webcams.

FBI probes Pennsylvania school district over webcam spy scandal

The FBI and federal prosecutors have joined an investigation of a Pennsylvania-area school district accused of spying on students with remotely activated webcams.