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New Leak Exposes Shady World of ‘Stalkerware’ Surveillance Software

Monitoring software FlexiSPY, marketed at paranoid partners attempting to catch their other halves cheating, may have been provided to governments in countries including Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain according to a new leak. Documents leaked to Motherboard, allegedly sourced from inside the organization, show the extent of FlexiSPY’s use and profitability. The controversial software, built … Continue reading New Leak Exposes Shady World of ‘Stalkerware’ Surveillance Software

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Facebook Announces Mind-Controlled Computer Technology

On Tuesday, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg dropped a stunner when he announced to the attendees of F8, Facebook’s annual developers’ conference, that the tech giant is developing technology that will allow users to communicate using only their minds. The technology will come in the form of implantable chips that will create a brain-computer interface (BCI). … Continue reading Facebook Announces Mind-Controlled Computer Technology

OK Google, Is World War 3 About to Happen?

Following U.S. military escalations with both Syria and North Korea and the United States’ decision to drop the “mother of all bombs” in Afghanistan, Google revealed last week that more people are searching for the term ‘World War 3’ than ever before. Data provided by Google, which began keeping track in 2004, shows that terms … Continue reading OK Google, Is World War 3 About to Happen?

Leaked NSA Malware Threatens Windows Users Around the World

The ShadowBrokers, an entity previously confirmed by The Intercept to have leaked authentic malware used by the NSA to attack computers around the world, today released another cache of what appears to be extremely potent (and previously unknown) software capable of breaking into systems running Windows. The software could give nearly anyone with sufficient technical knowledge … Continue reading Leaked NSA Malware Threatens Windows Users Around the World

Chasing Lazarus: A Hunt for the Infamous Hackers to Prevent Large Bank Robberies

Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za) has published the results of its more-than-year-long investigation into the activity of Lazarus – a notorious hacking group allegedly responsible for the theft of 81 million dollars from the Central Bank of Bangladesh in 2016. During the forensic analysis of artefacts left by the group in South-East Asian and European banks, Kaspersky … Continue reading Chasing Lazarus: A Hunt for the Infamous Hackers to Prevent Large Bank Robberies

Formula 1: A Technical Deep Dive into Building the World’s Fastest Cars

F1 drivers experience similar g-force to Apollo astronauts during Earth re-entry. Here’s how they design and make the cars. For over 60 years, Formula 1 teams have developed, tested, and built the fastest and most technologically impressive cars the world has ever seen. An almost unending list of superlatives can be ladled onto F1 cars: … Continue reading Formula 1: A Technical Deep Dive into Building the World’s Fastest Cars

How Facebook, Instagram, Google, and Twitter Use Censorship to Kill Free Speech…

Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter play an increasingly important role in our lives, but a brand new study into online censorship has revealed a number of developing trends regarding how social media platforms are attempting to regulate their users’ speech. While most readers have likely been lucky enough to evade Facebook jail, others … Continue reading How Facebook, Instagram, Google, and Twitter Use Censorship to Kill Free Speech…

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CIA’s NightSkies Tool can Hack, Remotely Control iPhones Without User Knowing

WikiLeaks has revealed the CIA’s alleged ability to infiltrate and control iPhones through a tool called NightSkies, which is physically installed onto factory fresh iPhones and allows the CIA to monitor and download files from targets’ phones undetected. The revelation is part of WikiLeaks’ latest Vault 7 release named ‘Dark Matter.’ NightSkies works in the … Continue reading CIA’s NightSkies Tool can Hack, Remotely Control iPhones Without User Knowing