Security experts gather again in Vegas to show off and debate the latest in hacks and flaws, focusing this year on the latest risks facing Net-connected devices.
Canada's spy agency was able to track airport visitors long after they left the terminal using "game-changing" surveillance technology being developed with the help of the NSA, reports CBC News.
Three years later, the search giant is still battling a class action lawsuit claiming its Street View cars illegally captured usernames, passwords, and other payload data.
Google has no choice but to provide a full accounting of what led to the inclusion of Wi-Fi spying software in its Street View cars.
The company is being investigated by European authorities and is the target of at least one U.S. lawsuit after admitting it had spied on some Internet users.
Embarrassing revelations that Google Street View cars spied on unsecured wireless networks revealed a huge mistake, the Google co-founder says.
Google has mistakenly been collecting snippets of e-mails and Web-surfing activity as part of its Street View mapping program.
Another federal agency will take a look at Google's Wi-Fi spying activities after the FTC recently decided to close its inquiry without penalties.
While Google's Street View cars are sidelined pending the investigation into its Wi-Fi spying scandal, it has a backup plan for providing geolocation services: crowdsourcing.
Google won't have to turn over data gathered by its Street View cars to a coalition of state attorneys general, but it's not free and clear yet.