National Security Wiretap System Was Long Plagued by Risk of Errors and Omissions

National Security Wiretap System Was Long Plagued by Risk of Errors and Omissions

The F.B.I.’s intelligence wiretap powers are at a crossroads after a damning report about the surveillance of a former Trump adviser. And the flaws may be systemic.

Your Doorbell Camera Spied on You. Now What?

Amazon’s popular Ring security cameras have gaping security holes. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Recommended Reading: The AI surveillance company watching Utah

Recommended Reading: The AI surveillance company watching Utah

This small company is turning Utah into a surveillance panopticon Jason Koebler, Emanuel Maiberg, and Joseph Cox Motherboard If you think Clearview’s AI-powered facial recognition is a major problem, buckle up. An artificial intelligence company called Banjo …

Clearview AI’s Massive Client List Got Hacked

Clever malware, student surveillance, and more of the week’s top security news.

Clearview AI, the creepy facial recognition company, is reportedly developing a surveillance camera

Clearview AI, which scans the internet for photos for its massive facial recognition database, is reportedly working on a surveillance camera According to a report by BuzzFeed News, Clearview AI is developing the camera through a sister operation called Insig…

William Barr to meet with Senate Republicans amid surveillance powers fight

Attorney General William Barr will meet behind closed doors with Republican senators Tuesday to discuss a set of expiring surveillance tools that have become a linchpin in the fight to reform the FBI after a scathing review of its work in the Russia investiga…

Report: The NSA’s Expensive and Controversial Phone Program Only Netted One Significant Investigation

Around this time last year, the National Security Agency stealthily shut down its disputed mass surveillance program that tracked Americans’ domestic calls and texts. Well, now it would appear that between 2015 to 2019, that program cost $100 million but only…

Food Workers Union Takes Aim at Amazon’s New Cashierless Grocery Store

After years of prototyping, and more years still experimenting with surveillance-based convenience stores, Amazon has officially opened its first cashierless grocery location in its home city of Seattle. One of America’s largest food worker unions is already …

Data Breach at Controversial Face Recognition Firm Shows Company Can’t Be Trusted, Officials Say

A security breach at a face-recognition startup, already embattled over its unfettered collection of Americans’ personal data on behalf of its hundreds of law enforcement clients, further underscores the potential hazards faced by consumers at the hands of a …

Surveillance Company Banjo Used a Secret Company and Fake Apps To Scrape Social Media

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Banjo, an artificial intelligence firm that works with police used a shadow company to create an array of Android and iOS apps that looked innocuous but were specifically designed to secretly scrape social…

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