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.
Seems like something Inspector Clouseau would try
The start-up, launching at DemoFall '07, will analyze phone conversations in order to provide contextual ads.
The NSA whistleblower says the latest development “marks the beginning of a new effort to reclaim our rights from the NSA.”
The NSA reportedly hacked the Chinese telecommunications giant's servers to spy on company executives and government officials. Now, the Chinese government wants to know why.