Facebook patent turns phone mics on to record reactions to ads
The company says it will never actually use the technology.
Spanish soccer league app spied on fans to catch pirate broadcasts
The La Liga app has been turning sports fans into unknowing snitches.
FCC shrugs at fake cell towers around the White House
It’s open season for cell tower spoofing in Washington.
Amazon is selling facial recognition tech to law enforcement
Civil rights groups are demanding it put a stop to the practice.
Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook doesn't use your mic for ad targeting
Senator Gary Peters asked about the popular conspiracy theory.
Sophisticated malware attacks through routers
It's likely the creation of a government surveillance agency.
Cuba's 'sonic attacks' may have been a side-effect of spying
Its surveillance tools may have transmitted ultrasonic sounds by mistake.
Android P will prevent apps from quietly hijacking your camera
Your phone shouldn't snoop on you without permission.
US Congress reportedly lobbied AT&T to dump Huawei smartphones
Meanwhile, Apple's iPhone 7 Plus is the second-best-selling smartphone in China.