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International undercover agents target Toronto-based digital rights group Citizen Lab

The Canadian researchers who reported that Israeli software was used to spy on Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi's inner circle before his gruesome death are being targeted in turn by international...

Is Big Tech Merging With Big Brother? Kinda Looks Like It

A friend of mine, who runs a large television production company in the car-mad city of Los Angeles, recently noticed that his intern, an aspiring filmmaker from the People’s Republic of China, was walking to work...

Huawei and Apple smartphones are both made in China, so what is the difference?

Email ByChristina Zhou Updated January 19, 2019 10:00:02 Photo: Experts say phones of persons of security...

Tech trends 2019: 'The end of truth as we know it?'

More than 200 firms contributed to our request for ideas on what the global tech trends will be in 2019. Here's a synthesis of the main themes occupying the minds of the technorati this year. You may be surprised....

How to Safely and Securely Dispose of Your Old Gadgets

There comes a period of time in every beloved gadget's life—some more prolonged than others—when you need to think about replacing the electronic device that's given you so much loyal service, whether it's a...

Facebook says ‘view as’ data breach affected 29 million users; Japan launches probe

SAN FRANCISCO/ BENGALURU, INDIA – Cyberattackers stole data from 29 million Facebook accounts using an automated program that moved from one friend to the next, Facebook announced on Friday, as the social media...

Inside The Black Mirror World of Polygraph Job Screenings

Christopher Talbot thought he would make a great police officer. He was 29 years old, fit, and had a clean background record. Talbot had military experience, including a tour of Iraq as a US Marine, and his...

A New Look Inside Theranos’ Dysfunctional Corporate Culture

Alan Beam was sitting in his office reviewing lab reports when Theranos CEO and founder Elizabeth Holmes poked her head in and asked him to follow her. She wanted to show him something. They stepped outside the lab...

Russia’s Telegram ban is just the start of the battle over online anonymity

13 April: activists from Vesna ("Spring") movement in St Petersburg deliver paper airplanes, the symbol of the now banned Telegram app, to the city's Roskomnadzor office. (c) David Frenkel. All rights reserved. On...
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