No-one knows for sure who created the highly-sophisticated Regin malware that has been spying on organisations in the telecommunications, energy and health sectors for some years.
But that doesn’t mean that we don’t have suspicions…
Supposedly, the NSA has developed technology which could be used to infect millions of computers worldwide with spying malware. Once in place, the malware could be used to vacuum up information and data from overseas companies and networks.
Read more in my article on the Intralinks blog.
Visitors to the official Angry Birds website, run by Finnish developers Rovio, saw an unexpected message overnight.
The hackers were almost certainly motivated by news that the NSA and the UK’s GCHQ were exploiting Angry Birds and other smartphone apps to help them collect user data.
Find out why metadata matters, and how it can easily reveal what you might have been talking about – even if someone hasn’t spied on the content of your conversation.
Check out this fascinating video by the EFF’s Kurt Opsahl, and learn more.
It’s news that will please internet perverts and Peeping Toms.
Turns out you can’t trust the LED indicator light on your webcam to tell you if you’re being spied upon or not…
Here’s the video that LG doesn’t want you to see.
See for yourself what the firm may have been planning to do with its Smart Ad technology, which can snoop on your TV watching behaviour.