Twenty years ago, T-Mobile premiered the Sidekick—a status symbol that cashed in on the ubiquity of Internet culture.
The cost of an annual license for the online version of GrayKey increased to $18,000, according to emails obtained by Motherboard.
SIM swappers are particularly interested in a tool called Omni from Verizon that allows hackers to take over phone numbers.
The malware downloads a tourist’s text messages, calendar entries, and phone logs, as well as scans the device for over 70,000 different files.
"This is about sticking a middle finger up to mobile filtering, mass surveillance."
A 29-year-old finance graduate founded a 'borderline illegal' venture, got rich overnight, and became a minor celebrity in prison.
Sopranica is a surveillance-free cellular network built by volunteers from around the world. It’s easy to use and free to set up.
"Not the barbecue I wanted on my day off."
In this extra scene, VICE News travels to Karachi, Pakistan, to meet a prominent human rights activist and lawyer who explains how legal loopholes help perpetrators of honor-related crimes escape justice.
In this excerpt from 'Britain's Secret Surveillance,' VICE News finds signs of secret phone surveillance at the UK parliament.