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Microsoft Sues US Govt Over Unconstitutional Secret Data Requests

Microsoft Sues US Govt Over Unconstitutional Secret Data Requests

April 14, 2016Mohit Kumar
Microsoft is suing the Department of Justice (DoJ) to protest the gag order that prevents technology companies from telling their custome...
Microsoft built a special version of Windows 10 just for Chinese Government

Microsoft built a special version of Windows 10 just for Chinese Government

March 29, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
China is very strict about censorship, which makes it difficult for companies to launch their products in the country. But companies like...
Facebook's Vice President Arrested in Brazil for Refusing to Share WhatsApp Data

Facebook's Vice President Arrested in Brazil for Refusing to Share WhatsApp Data

March 01, 2016Wang Wei
Apple is not the only technology giant battling against authorities over a court order; Facebook is also facing the same. Brazil’s ...
NSA Data Center Experiencing 300 Million Hacking Attempts Per Day

NSA Data Center Experiencing 300 Million Hacking Attempts Per Day

February 22, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
Utah State computer systems are experiencing a massive cyber attack on up to 300 Million Hacking attempts per day due to National Securi...
Russia Wants to Kick Foreign Tech Companies Out Of The Nation

Russia Wants to Kick Foreign Tech Companies Out Of The Nation

February 13, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
Someone wants to kick Microsoft, Google and Apple off from his land, but himself uses Gmail and Mac. The newly appointed Internet Ts...
British Intelligence is Legally Allowed to Hack Anyone, Court Says

British Intelligence is Legally Allowed to Hack Anyone, Court Says

February 12, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Hacking of computers, smartphones and networks in the United Kingdom or abroad by the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) is L...
How Spy Agencies Hacked into Israeli Military Drones to Collect Live Video Feeds

How Spy Agencies Hacked into Israeli Military Drones to Collect Live Video Feeds

January 31, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Featured Image Only. See Original leaked images below. In a joint surveillance program, the US intelligence agency NSA ( National Sec...
Google Wants to Fly Drones Over Your Head to Deliver High Speed 5G Internet

Google Wants to Fly Drones Over Your Head to Deliver High Speed 5G Internet

January 29, 2016Mohit Kumar
Would you enjoy If Drones hovering outside your window or above your head, just because it is offering High-Speed Internet Service? ...
Police Using Planes Equipped with Dirtbox to Spy on your Cell Phones

Police Using Planes Equipped with Dirtbox to Spy on your Cell Phones

January 29, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The Anaheim Police Department of California — Home of Disneyland — admitted that they used special Cell Phone surveillance technology, ...
Apple Can Still Read Your End-to-End Encrypted iMessages

Apple Can Still Read Your End-to-End Encrypted iMessages

January 24, 2016Swati Khandelwal
If you are backing up your data using iCloud Backup , then you need you watch your steps NOW! In government fight against encryption...
Microsoft will Inform You If Government is Spying on You

Microsoft will Inform You If Government is Spying on You

December 30, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Following in the footsteps of Twitter, Facebook and Google, Microsoft promises to notify users of its e-mail ( Outlook ) and cloud sto...
North Korea's Red Star OS (Looks Like Mac OS X) Spies on its Own People

North Korea's Red Star OS (Looks Like Mac OS X) Spies on its Own People

December 29, 2015Swati Khandelwal
North Korea has its own homegrown computer operating system that looks remarkably just like Apple’s OS X, which not only prevents potent...
Would Encryption Backdoor Stop Paris-like Terror Attacks?

Would Encryption Backdoor Stop Paris-like Terror Attacks?

November 17, 2015Swati Khandelwal
With 129 people killed in Paris terror attacks and dozens critically wounded, the law enforcement and intelligence officials are reviving th...
Facebook Will Now Notify You If NSA is Spying on You

Facebook Will Now Notify You If NSA is Spying on You

October 19, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Facebook just launched a new notification feature that will alert you if the social network strongly suspects that your account is being ...
Every Call You Make or Text You Send, They'll Be Tracking From Today

Every Call You Make or Text You Send, They'll Be Tracking From Today

October 13, 2015Swati Khandelwal
From today, every phone call you make, every text message you send and every email you write will compulsorily be tracked by the governm...
Obama Encryption Policy: White House Will Not Force Companies To Decode Encrypted Data

Obama Encryption Policy: White House Will Not Force Companies To Decode Encrypted Data

October 09, 2015Khyati Jain
After the revelations that Whistleblower Edward Snowden made about the United States National Security Agency (NSA), the U.S. citizens...