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Facebook outed as host of Lee Rigby murder chat

Extremist had "online exchange" via Facebook claiming he wanted to kill a soldier, it has emerged
26 Nov 2014
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Campaigners unveil Detekt tool to find surveillance malware

New tool looks for state spyware on activist computers
21 Nov 2014
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Yahoo details government requests for data

Nearly 7,000 requests made by US government alone in six months
29 Sep 2014
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Apple denies NSA data-grabbing backdoors exist in iOS

Claims made by forensic data scientist at hacking conference about iOS access flaws denied by Apple
23 Jul 2014
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Snowden calls on peers to develop anti-surveillance tech

NSA whistleblower to focus on promoting anti-snooping tools
21 Jul 2014
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Apple denies Chinese government tracks iPhone location data

Apple has reassured Chinese iPhone users that the government can't use their location data
14 Jul 2014
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Squeaky Dolphin and the NSA programs you never knew about

IT Pro takes you on a run down of some of the major NSA projects that may have passed you by over the last 12 months
4 Jul 2014
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NSA authorised to intercept data in all but four countries

The US only has anti-spying agreements with Britain, Canada, Australia and New Zealand
2 Jul 2014
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Social media users at risk of mass surveillance

Counter terrorism director claims monitoring social media activity of UK citizens is permissible by law
17 Jun 2014
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Tech giants to reveal government data requests

Defying authorities, major companies mark their end of compliance with a bang
2 May 2014
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"Dark Wallet" bitcoin software aims to keep users anonymous

App will keep transaction untraceable, no matter who you are
1 May 2014
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GCHQ used fake LinkedIn pages to access company data

Latest Edward Snowden revelations suggest GCHQ used spoof LinkedIn pages to spy on telcos.
19 Mar 2014
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GCHQ and NSA accused of using Angry Birds to nab user data

Surveillance agencies have reportedly tried to collect personal information leaked from smartphone and tablet apps.
28 Jan 2014
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President Obama sets out US surveillance reforms

US president curbs bulk collection of phone records.
17 Jan 2014
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Vodafone wants to blow whistle on surveillance requests

Mobile operator writes to 25 governments asking to publish surveillance requests.
17 Jan 2014
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NSA accused of collecting 200 million text messages a day

Latest twist in NSA surveillance scandal suggests its been snooping on millions of text messages every day.
17 Jan 2014
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NSA accused of bugging 100,000 PCs across the globe

US surveillance agency has reportedly installed radio wave transmitters into thousands of overseas computers.
15 Jan 2014
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NSA spies targeted World of Warcraft and Xbox Live

Wizard plan saw spooks became elves and trolls to hunt for terrorists.
10 Dec 2013
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Governments must address surveillance, claim tech giants

Internet-focused firms lobby Washington for reform.
9 Dec 2013
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PRISM fallout could damage business, claim Google and Cisco

BRIC revenues decline following Snowden revelations
14 Nov 2013
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Monitoring scandals must not lead to balkanisation of cloud

Box CEO Aaron Levie hits out at suggestions of country-specific clouds
7 Nov 2013
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NSA in hot water for spying on world leaders

Edward Snowden leak shows broad US snooping on EU partners.
25 Oct 2013
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Skype scrutinised over PRISM in Luxembourg

Data protection minister investigating VoIP service’s roll in PRISM.
14 Oct 2013
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Parliament turning "blind eye" to surveillance issues

Tom Watson MP lambasts coalition government and shadow cabinet for failing to address surveillance issues.
25 Sep 2013
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