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.
The Guardian newspaper posts classified documents showing intelligence analysts have broad access to intercepted communications but aren't supposed to "target" Americans.
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."
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.
In an AP interview, co-CEO Jim Balsillie says governments that want to access private BlackBerry communications could ask companies for the encryption keys, and that would be okay with RIM.
Researcher who tackled smart card security last year talks to CNET about how easy it is to listen in on GSM-based mobile phone calls now that the encryption has been cracked.
UCSniff can be used to spy on video conference calls while VideoJak allows for hijacking of video streams.
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?
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.
The start-up, launching at DemoFall '07, will analyze phone conversations in order to provide contextual ads.