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The FBI Wants to Identify People Based on Their Tattoos

We’ve all seen it in the movies and on TV, with facial recognition software identifying a single person amongst crowds of millions all across a city. It would seem that ...

June 3, 2016 at 5:00 pm by

If An App Can Know Your Location – So Can The Police

One of the most unprecedented pieces of technology that we use these days is the GPS hardware found within your mobile phones. Being able to track and find information based ...

June 2, 2016 at 11:40 am by

New EU And US Data Sharing Policy May Not Be Enough

With thousands of accounts and messages used every hour, with messages going between countries within seconds. With systems like PRISM from the US tracking, profiling and ...

May 31, 2016 at 2:00 pm by

Messaging Apps Must Store Data Within Iran’s Borders

With more and more governments requesting access to your private data, the lines between countries are becoming more defined in the digital world. With the revelation of ...

May 30, 2016 at 1:40 pm by

Stingrays Used to Block Calls in the UK

When it comes to the Stingray, the US has been up in arms over the devices that not only intercept your mobile phone’s calls and messages but can be used to record your ...

May 30, 2016 at 1:00 am by

Fitbit Could be Getting Your Heart Rate Wrong

In this day and age, wearable technology can do amazing things. With people being able to check their emails and text messages with a simple flick of their wrist while some ...

May 23, 2016 at 10:20 am by

Police Won’t Say Why An Unmarked Car Had Google Maps Stickers On It

Police use license plate readers all over the world, with it a common technique to scan and alert the police to anything from uninsured drivers to stolen vehicles. A downside ...

May 16, 2016 at 12:40 pm by

Canada And The UK Force Moments To Rethink Auto-Tagging Of Photos

Who doesn’t love a good photo? Capturing those precious moments for years to come and sometimes you just want to share them with your friends. In this day and ...

May 11, 2016 at 5:20 pm by

Cops Use StingRay Phone Tracker Against $50 Chicken Wing Thief

Police officers in Maryland, US, used a controversial mobile (cell)phone-tracking system – billed as a tool for fighting terrorism – to track a man suspected of stealing ...

May 5, 2016 at 6:20 pm by

Paris Police Want Hexacopter Drones For Crowd Surveillance

When it comes to technology, people are often suspicious when the technology is used to monitor them. Only recently it was revealed that the Stingrays, a set of devices that ...

April 28, 2016 at 12:20 pm by

Drones and Remote Cameras Look to Protect Rhinos From Poaching

Technology can be used for some interesting and amazing purposes, from getting a car to drive itself to saving people’s eyesight, technology is often used to help ...

April 24, 2016 at 4:00 pm by

Warrant Used To Track Users Through Tor Invalidated

When it was revealed that an NIT (network investigative technique) had been used to track people across Tor, people were worried about just how they had got permission to ...

April 21, 2016 at 3:40 pm by

Congressman Wants Longstanding Mobile Security Flaw Investigated

When it comes to our technology, we like to think there might be a hint of privacy in their use. Signaling System 7 is a set of protocols used to help route data, messages, ...

April 19, 2016 at 3:20 pm by

Fitbit Used to Save Someone’s Life

People these days like using technology for a wide range of abilities, from playing a game to tracking your morning run. Using technology to track your activities has become a ...

April 8, 2016 at 3:40 pm by

To Play With The Oculus Rift You Pay With Your Privacy

We all love the idea of virtual reality and augmented reality, the idea that technology can send us to the deepest parts of the earth or the farthest reaches of space inspires ...

April 2, 2016 at 11:20 am by