Microsoft Contractors Listened to Xbox Owners in Their Homes
Multiple contractors working for Microsoft explain how they listened to audio captured by Xbox consoles.
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State of Surveillance
The NSA Uses Slack. Why?
The United States' top digital surveillance agency is using an off-the-shelf version of Slack. For what? They should tell us!
The change comes after Motherboard found that Microsoft hired contractors to listen to some Skype phone calls.
Google Hackers Found 10 Ways to Hack an iPhone Without Touching It
Many of the vulnerabilities relied on using iMessage to own the rest of the phone, Google's Project Zero said.
Ring Partnerships With Police Are ‘Troubling,’ Home Security Lobbyists Say
Home security trade organization The Monitoring Association said that it is troubled by reports of Ring partnerships with law enforcement that are designed to promote Ring products.
Revealed: Microsoft Contractors Are Listening to Some Skype Calls
Documents, screenshots, and audio obtained by Motherboard show that humans listen to Skype calls made using the app's translation function.
Amazon Told Police It Has Partnered With 200 Law Enforcement Agencies
Ring’s partnerships with law enforcement could be far more more widespread than previously reported.
Amazon Is Using Prime Day to Lock People into a Giant Surveillance Network
Amazon is offering 30 to 40 percent discounts on Ring surveillance products for Prime Day. Think carefully about these products before going through with a purchase.
Nationwide Outage Meant AT&T Customers Couldn't Dial 911
Police across the country reported the issue on Tuesday morning. Last year, AT&T was fined $5 million for outages that prevented 911 calls in 2017
Black Market T-Mobile Location Data Tied to Spot of a Triple Murder
In 2017, two bounty hunters and a fugitive died in a chaotic shoot-out. Shortly after their deaths, someone started tracking one of the bounty hunter's phones.
Firefox Will Give You a Fake Browsing History to Fool Advertisers
Using the 'Track THIS' tool opens up 100 tabs at a time that will make you seem like a hypebeast, a filthy rich person, a doomsday prepper, or an influencer.
AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile Hit With FCC Complaint Over Sale of Phone Location Data
The Open Technology Institute, Free Press, and the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy & Technology filed the complaint Friday after multiple Motherboard and New York Times investigations.