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wi-fi spying

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'Internet of Things,' not privacy, to dominate at Black Hat

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.

By August 6, 2014

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Canadian spy agency said to use airport Wi-Fi to track travelers

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.

By January 30, 2014

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Google's unwitting Wi-Fi spying not exempt under Wiretap Act

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.

By September 10, 2013

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Google, come clean on Wi-Fi spying

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.

By May 24, 2010

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Google faces probes and lawsuit over Wi-Fi spying

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.

By May 20, 2010

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Google's Brin on Wi-Fi spying: 'We screwed up'

Embarrassing revelations that Google Street View cars spied on unsecured wireless networks revealed a huge mistake, the Google co-founder says.

By May 19, 2010

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Google: Oops, we spied on your Wi-Fi

Google has mistakenly been collecting snippets of e-mails and Web-surfing activity as part of its Street View mapping program.

By May 14, 2010

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Report: FCC to examine Google's Wi-Fi data mess

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.

By November 10, 2010

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Google mobile apps collect Wi-Fi location data

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.

By June 29, 2010

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Conn., Google reach agreement over Wi-Fi data

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.

By January 28, 2011