Spying

Former Uber Staff Reveals the Company Allowed Spying on Riders

Five former Uber security professionals have told Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, that the company continued to allow broad access to its riders location, even after it insisted it had strict policies that prohibited employees from accessing users’ trip information with limited exceptions. They noted that thousands of employees throughout the company could get...

Canadian Spy Agency Targeted Android Smartphones to Implant Spyware

In case you thought everything was alright and secure with your mobile web browser, here is something that will force you to leave that comfort zone: A spy group alliance comprising Canada, the United States, Britain, Australia, and New Zealand targeted and exploited weaknesses in mobile web browsers and sought ways to hijack data links...

British Intelligence Agencies Scour Phone Apps for Personal Data

Secret British intelligence documents have revealed that the country’s security agencies are scouring phone apps to get the user's location, age, sex and other personal information. According to The New York Times, when a user opens Angry Birds and starts playing the hit slinging birds game, the app snatches user’s personal data and sends it to spy...