How Amazon Helped Cops Set Up a Package Theft Sting Operation
Internal documents obtained by Motherboard detail the planning of an anti-package theft operation that used fake Amazon boxes rigged with GPS location trackers.
Your Smart Electricity Meter Can Easily Spy On You, Court Ruling Warns
Modern meters can track not only when you’re not home, but what you’re up to when you're there.
Game Developers Dump 'Redshell' Tracking Program After Privacy Backlash
Developers of games like Total War and Civilization are apologizing and removing the software from their games.
Cops Can Find the Location of Any Phone in the Country in Seconds, and a Senator Wants to Know Why
Here are the letters Senator Ron Wyden sent to mobile carriers and the FCC demanding answers and action on the recently highlighted law enforcement service to easily track phones across the country.
you're being followed
Nearly Half of the Most Popular Websites Use the Same Software to Track You Around the Internet
Third-party tracking software is increasingly controlled by only a handful of companies.
right to privacy
Scientists Are Debating Whether Animals Have a Right to Privacy
A growing number of scientists are deliberately concealing tracking data to protect their location.
This Scary Smart Collar Will Slowly Take Over Your Life
A Hong Kong art collective is making people think twice about society's obsession with wearables.
Do Not Track Me
Visiting Random Sites to Confuse Trackers Won’t Protect Your Privacy
Obfuscation won’t likely stop marketers from figuring out your browsing habits.
I Tracked Myself With $170 Smartphone Spyware that Anyone Can Buy
For a relatively small fee, you can snoop on someone’s messages, call logs, photos, and location from across the planet.
This Popular Anime Selfies App Is ‘Crapware’ That Collects Private Data
Meitu says it’s using the data to improve performance, but security experts have raised some red flags.
Soon WiFi Will Be Able To Tell Not Just Where You Are, But If You're Breathing
New experiments demonstrate indoor WiFi positioning down to a single centimeter.
Scientists Teamed Up With Microsoft to Make Wolverine-Luring Skunk Bombs
Wolverines may be critically threatened in the American Northwest.