Lenovo will pay a $3.5 million fine for preinstalling adware on certain laptops
The company still denies any wrongdoing.
Amazon removes Blu smartphones over 'security concerns'
Preloaded spyware is allegedly still stealing user data.
WikiLeaks: CIA has all sorts of tools for hacking your 2008-era Mac (updated)
One uses a modified Ethernet adapter to install surveillance software.
Spyware targeted proponents of Mexico's soda tax
There are worries the government used spy tools to fight policy changes.
Barnes & Noble's $50 Nook came pre-installed with spyware
The newest Nook contained nefarious innards.
Malware hints that Hacking Team is back
The infamous spyware seller's code has turned up in a new attack.
Colombia is conducting widescale illegal surveillance
Mass surveillance in Colombia is not only far-reaching, but outright illegal at times.
Boeing and Hacking Team want drones to deliver spyware
Forget safeguarding drones against hacks -- if Boeing and Hacking Team have their way, robotic air...
The human cost of global spyware sales
Explore the human toll of government spyware in this interactive map.