The greatest danger to national security has become the companies that claim to protect it

The Insecurity Industry Edward Snowden Jul 26, 2021 1. The first thing I do when I get a new phone is take it apart. I don’t do this to satisfy a tinkerer’s urge, or out of political principle, but simply because it is unsafe to operate. Fixing the hardware, which is to say surgically removing the twoContinue reading “The greatest danger to national security has become the companies that claim to protect it”

Revealed: leak uncovers global abuse of cyber-surveillance weapon

Spyware sold to authoritarian regimes used to target activists, politicians and journalists, data suggests Stephanie Kirchgaessner, Paul Lewis, David Pegg,Sam Cutler,Nina Lakhani and Michael Safi Sun 18 Jul 2021 Human rights activists, journalists and lawyers across the world have been targeted by authoritarian governments using hacking software sold by the Israeli surveillance company NSO Group, according to an investigationContinue reading “Revealed: leak uncovers global abuse of cyber-surveillance weapon”