200 Results for

eavesdropping

Article

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 October 15, 2013

Article

Major security flaw may affect 600M Samsung smartphones

Flaw in pre-installed keyboard software could allow hackers to eavesdrop on users' calls and damage handsets, a security company discovers.

By June 17, 2015

Article

Facebook wants to make its emails to you more secure

Facebook once again turns to encryption in efforts to boost individual user privacy.

By June 1, 2015

Article

Speak, toy! Welcome to the age of chatting with your teddy bear

Elemental Path and ToyTalk hope to pioneer interactive toys. But will kids and parents want Internet-connected Barbies and dinosaurs?

By May 23, 2015

Article

​Want fancy Firefox features? Secure your website

In a bid to make the Web a safer place, Mozilla's security team proposes making encrypted connections necessary for using new Web technologies. Google's Chrome team has a similar idea.

By April 14, 2015

Article

'Imagine grenades going off around you': Halo's Mike Colter on acting for games and being a Marvel hero

As "Daredevil" lands on Netflix, we meet the next Marvel superhero to talk Luke Cage, Marvel's web of secrecy, and why actors shouldn't be fanboys.

By April 9, 2015

Article

Disable this feature to stop your Samsung Smart TV from listening to you

Worried about Samsung eavesdropping on your conversations? Here's how you can turn off the Voice Recognition feature on your Smart TV.

By February 10, 2015

Video

Stop your Samsung Smart TV from spying on you

Scared your TV is eavesdropping on your conversations? CNET's Dan Graziano shows you to turn off the built-in microphone.

By February 10, 2015

Article

Samsung may face FTC probe over voice-recognition TVs

Privacy group charges that Smart TVs' voice-command feature violates federal privacy law by collecting owners' private communications.

By February 25, 2015

Article

​Gemalto: No major theft of keys to smartphone kingdom

Yes, it seems US and UK spy agencies tried to snoop on people's smartphones, the company says. But privacy and security harm to users is limited by Gemalto's own network security and newer encryption used on modern networks.

By February 25, 2015