ARTICLES RELATING TO SPYING

China's Huawei endorsed an Emirati messaging app that reportedly tracked messages and photos sent by its millions of users

2019-12-24 11:01

Huawei endorsed Emirati messaging app ToTok in digital ads. According to The New York Times, the app was used by the UAE to spy on its users.

WhatsApp faces international pressure to hand over access to encrypted chats

2019-07-31 19:06

The UK hosted the "Five Eyes" nations for a security summit, and encrypted messaging apps was discussed by the officials present.

'I have seen and touched the spying equipment used by the rogue unit' – Moyane

2019-07-21 15:12

Former SARS boss Tom Moyane has weighed in on the SARS 'rogue unit' which he said investigators found to be established illegally and performed illegal activities.

Apple and WhatsApp are trying to fight off plans from British spies to 'ghost' their way into your encrypted messages

2019-05-31 08:44

GCHQ's so-called 'ghost proposal' would require messaging services to build a system for secretly adding government entities to private chats.

 

Huawei technicians have been helping governments in Uganda and Zambia spy on their political opponents, a new report says

2019-08-14 21:34

The Ugandan and Zambian governments reportedly enlisted help from Huawei employees to spy on their political opponents.

Iran detains 17 citizens accused of spying for the CIA, and says they were given 'tempting promises' of jobs and money in the US

2019-07-22 14:30

The announcement comes as nuclear and military tensions between Tehran and the West continue to mount after two British-linked ships were seized.

Instagram head denies widely-held belief that Instagram and Facebook listen in through smartphones

2019-06-26 11:11

Instagram denies the persistent belief that it's listening in on users. "Doing so would be super problematic for a lot of different reasons."

There's a wild conspiracy theory that Facebook listens to your private phone calls, and it just won’t go away

2019-05-19 16:10

There's a belief that Facebook is listening through your phone and then serving ads based on your life. But evidence suggests this is not true.

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