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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 Dec. 5, 2012


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 Oct. 9, 2012


RIM chief suggests method for eavesdropping

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.

By Sep. 28, 2010


Q&A: Researcher Karsten Nohl on mobile eavesdropping

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.

By Jan. 1, 2010


Researchers offer tools for eavesdropping and video hijacking

UCSniff can be used to spy on video conference calls while VideoJak allows for hijacking of video streams.

By Jul. 31, 2009


Eavesdropping pot pourri is fishy

Seems like something Inspector Clouseau would try

By May. 6, 2007


The Pudding: Eavesdropping to sell you stuff

The start-up, launching at DemoFall '07, will analyze phone conversations in order to provide contextual ads.

By Sep. 24, 2007


Snowden: Obama’s plan to reform NSA spying is a turning point

The NSA whistleblower says the latest development “marks the beginning of a new effort to reclaim our rights from the NSA.”

By Mar. 26, 2014


China seeks answers from US over alleged Huawei spying

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.

By Mar. 24, 2014