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Stanford scientists 'eavesdrop' on the human brain

A new method of recording brain activity affords scientists unprecedented monitoring -- and yes, it involves temporarily removing a portion of a patient's skull to insert packets of electrodes.

By Oct. 15, 2013

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NSA can eavesdrop on Americans' phone calls, documents show

The Guardian newspaper posts classified documents showing intelligence analysts have broad access to intercepted communications but aren't supposed to "target" Americans.

By Jun. 20, 2013

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Tech giants deny helping Iran eavesdrop

A Nokia-Siemens joint venture denies allegations it provided Internet wiretapping gear to Iran, leaving many to wonder who's aiding the Internet snoops? Or are their Net restrictions entirely homemade?

By Jun. 22, 2009

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Report: NSA tried to eavesdrop on Congress member

A New York Times article says the National Security Agency engaged in illegal surveillance activities in the past few months. The government says abuses have been resolved.

By Apr. 16, 2009

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The 404 1,429: Where it's good enough to snoop through (podcast)

An Austrian film festival that exclusively screens vertical videos, an iPhone app that invites strangers to eavesdrop on your conversations, a Tinder flaw that pinpoints your exact location, and an e-cigarette that doubles as a Bluetooth speaker. This is real!

By Feb. 20, 2014

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DARPA developing implant to monitor brain in real time

In a bid to improve the mental health of soldiers and veterans, DARPA has launched a $70 million project to create an implant that tracks neuron activity and provides quantifiable brain data.

By Oct. 28, 2013

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British spy agency said to tap world's phone calls, e-mails

GCHQ secretly gained access to fiber-optic cables that carry the world's phone calls and Internet activity, reports the Guardian, and it's sharing the data with the NSA.

By Jun. 21, 2013

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NSA working on quantum computer to break any encryption

The spy agency is reportedly in a race to build its own quantum computer to stay ahead of others seeking to own the mother of all decryption machines.

By Jan. 2, 2014

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NSA 'secret backdoor' paved way to U.S. phone, e-mail snooping

Revelations in new document leaked by Edward Snowden appear to be at odds with privacy assurances from President Obama and other officials.

By Aug. 9, 2013

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Twitter upping security to thwart government hacking

The microblogging site adds a new security measure designed to make it harder for organizations like the National Security Agency to uncover its data.

By Nov. 22, 2013