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Apple's New MacBook Disconnects Microphone "Physically" When Lid is Closed

Apple's New MacBook Disconnects Microphone "Physically" When Lid is Closed

October 31, 2018Mohit Kumar
Apple introduces a new privacy feature for all new MacBooks that "at some extent" will prevent hackers and malicious applications ...
Google Chrome vulnerability allows Websites to Eavesdrop on You

Google Chrome vulnerability allows Websites to Eavesdrop on You

April 11, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Just imagine, you are sitting in front of your laptop and your laptop is listening to your nearby conversations. What if the recorded a...
PRISM like Surveillance system in France to intercept billions of communications

PRISM like Surveillance system in France to intercept billions of communications

July 04, 2013Mohit Kumar
The US isn't the only western country with an Digital eye i.e PRISM like  surveillance program , designed to monitor internet and ...
Cisco VoIP phone vulnerability allow eavesdropping remotely

Cisco VoIP phone vulnerability allow eavesdropping remotely

December 15, 2012Mohit Kumar
Cui, a fifth year grad student from the Columbia University Intrusion Detection Systems Lab and co-founder of Red Balloon Security, has demo...
UK Intelligence recruiting brilliant minds for eavesdropping social networks

UK Intelligence recruiting brilliant minds for eavesdropping social networks

November 02, 2012Mohit Kumar
Government eavesdropping and security agency GCHQ is developing new tools to sift through them for nuggets of useful data from Facebook, Twi...
German Police eavesdropping Facebook, Gmail, Skype Conversations

German Police eavesdropping Facebook, Gmail, Skype Conversations

October 11, 2012Mohit Kumar
An eavesdropping tool allegedly used by the German government to intercept Skype calls is full of security problems and may violate a ru...
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