China Spies on Airline Passengers with IMSI-Catchers

China Spies on Airline Passengers with IMSI-Catchers

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The popular expert John McAfee claims passengers with four Chinese airlines are spied with the IMSI-catchers technology by the Government of Beijing. The former owner of McAfee security firm, John McAfee was always known to have made some controversial comments in the IT industry, but also to have good sources that let him get precious information at first hand. This …

Spy At Your Own Risk, Why Most Amateur Espionage Is Illegal

Spy At Your Own Risk, Why Most Amateur Espionage Is Illegal

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“Gadgets that make it possible to spy on spouses, children, clients and bosses are more popular than ever. Few realize it is rarely legal to do so.” Mathieu Delahousse, Boris Manenti (2015-09-17) PARIS – There was a verbal altercation, a dozen stab wounds, blood and shouts. The scene happened in a parking lot in northern France earlier this year. The …

Router Hack Creates 'Ultimate Listening Device' To Monitor a Country's Entire Internet Traffic

Router Hack Creates ‘Ultimate Listening Device’ To Monitor a Country’s Entire Internet Traffic

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A flaw in router security and the architecture of the Internet allows attacks to monitor, reroute and copy the Internet traffic of an entire country – Reuters LONDON – Malicious software that can infect the hardware that comprises much of the core architecture of the Internet has allowed hackers to create what has been dubbed the “ultimate listening device.” The software, the origin of which …

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney (R) speaks as co-counsel Jared Genser looks on at a press conference at the Kurumba Maldives resort on the Maldives island of Vihamanafushi Photo: AFP

Amal Clooney ‘was bugged’ during prison meeting with ousted Maldives’ president

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Amal Clooney and her fellow human rights lawyer Jared Genser have accused the Maldives’ government of brazenly bugging them during a supposedly confidential jailhouse meeting with the country’s deposed former president. The lawyers had just left Mohamed Nasheed’s island prison when they received a phone call from his wife revealing that senior Maldivian officials were already fully aware of a …

Manchester United security staff scan team hotel for listening devices to stop details of Louis van Gaal's team talks getting out

Manchester United security staff scan team hotel for listening devices to stop details of Louis van Gaal’s team talks getting out

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Manchester United are checking for bugs to prevent spying on team talks Old Trafford officials do not want Louis van Gaal’s talks to leak out Policy has been in place since a recorder was found under David Moyes Manchester United have been sweeping their team hotel for bugs in a bid to stop Louis van Gaal’s team talks being listened …

South Africa’s Deal with the Devil, Revisited

South Africa’s Deal with the Devil, Revisited

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The ‘Faustian Pact’ metaphor as explanation for the South African liberation movement’s 1990s capitulation to neoliberal capitalism is offered by Ronnie Kasrils. As Africa’s most revered white revolutionary, Kasrils served the new democracy as its Minister of National Intelligence from 2004-08, after a decade as water minister and deputy defence minister, following three decades in the armed struggle against apartheid. …

Spy equipment suppliers: Report exposes who sells surveillance tech to Colombia

Spy equipment suppliers: Report exposes who sells surveillance tech to Colombia

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A baby’s car seat complete with audio and video recorder for covert surveillance… Privacy International’s investigative report reveals the companies selling surveillance tech to Colombia, despite that it may be used for unlawful spying. “We always assume we are being watched. It is part of our understanding. We think it’s a tactic to wear us down. We get tipped off …