cellphone

tech-power

China Is Forcing Tourists to Install Text-Stealing Malware at its Border

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.
Joseph Cox
7.2.19
tor

This SIM Card Forces All of Your Mobile Data Through Tor

"This is about sticking a middle finger up to mobile filtering, mass surveillance."
Joseph Cox
10.22.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

An Exploding Smartphone Probably Destroyed This Guy's Jeep

"Not the barbecue I wanted on my day off."
VICE Staff
9.8.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The iPhone 7 Doesn't Have a Headphone Jack

The headphone jack is dead, long live the choking hazard–size "AirPods."
VICE Staff
9.7.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Trump polls at 0 percent among black voters in key battleground states of Ohio and Pennsylvania, Cleveland's police confirm that protestors at next week's Republican National Convention will be allowed to carry guns, and more.
Vice Beta
7.14.16
honor killings

Crime and Punishment in Pakistan (Extra Scene From 'The Kohistan Story: Killing for Honor')

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.
VICE News
2.5.16
Europe

Signs of Stingray at Parliament (Excerpt From 'Britain's Secret Surveillance')

In this excerpt from 'Britain's Secret Surveillance,' VICE News finds signs of secret phone surveillance at the UK parliament.
VICE News
1.28.16
Culture

The Kohistan Story: Killing for Honor

VICE News travels to Pakistan to investigate the truth behind one of the country's most perplexing so-called honor killing cases.
VICE News
1.25.16
SURVEILLANCE

Inside a Spy Tech Expo (Extra Scene From 'Britain's Secret Surveillance')

In this extra scene from 'Britain's Secret Surveillance,' VICE News visits Milipol, a homeland security fair in Paris, to reveal the latest hacking tools and state surveillance tech — and gets knifed in a stab vest.
VICE News
1.22.16
honor killings

Kohistan Honor Killings (Trailer)

VICE News travels to Pakistan where one man is struggling to seek justice for the deaths of eight innocent men and women who were killed in the name of honor, after a cellphone video recording them socializing in the conservative region of Kohistan.
VICE News
1.18.16
Canada

Canadian Judge Offers Guidelines to Make Cellphone Surveillance Less Intrusive

A "landmark" privacy didn't outlaw tower dumps completely, but it did raise the threshold for requests.
Matthew Braga
1.16.16
FBI

FBI Improperly Hid Info on Cellphone Surveillance Devices, Judge Rules

A federal judge has ordered the FBI to release 8 additional StingRay documents
Janus Rose
1.16.16
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