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eavesdropping

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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 October 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 June 20, 2013

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BlackBerry ups mobile security ante with Secusmart buy

BlackBerry's acquisition of German software firm Secusmart aims to secure voice and data and put better mobile security in every president and chancellor's hand.

By July 29, 2014

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U.N. summit votes to support Internet eavesdropping

Deep packet inspection standard adopted despite Germany's warning that it will "empower" censorship. Other uses: detecting BitTorrent transfers and identifying "copyright protected audio content."

By December 5, 2012

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​Microsoft flips switch on new webmail encryption

Following a Google report about Web-based email that raised questions about Microsoft's encryption efforts, Microsoft unveils major encryption milestones, including the use of TLS.

By July 1, 2014

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How Air Force One's communications are 'hardened'

The Air Force's 346th Test Squadron ensures the service's aircraft, including Air Force One, don't unintentionally leak important data. CNET Road Trip 2014 was all ears.

By June 30, 2014

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Government spies work in Vodafone exchanges, network admits

The world's second largest telecommunications network reveals the extent of government snooping on its network in 29 countries.

By June 6, 2014

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Supreme Court closes door on warrantless eavesdropping suit

After bouncing around the courts for years, the U.S.'s highest court puts an end to the case that aimed to hold AT&T liable for letting the government spy on people's phone calls and emails.

By October 9, 2012

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New algorithms speed secure communications for Chrome on Android

Security is a constant cat-and-mouse game, and Google is promoting new algorithms that combine stronger security with faster performance to keep attackers at bay.

By April 25, 2014

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Facebook's Moves buy and the land grab of 2014

Why buy a health tracker? Why not. Facebook is such a well-oiled machine that its CEO can toy around with apps outside the social network's comfort zone.

By April 24, 2014