Proctoring software is a symptom of a bigger problem: universities see themselves as businesses and students as customers.
Abusers are exploiting all manner of smart tech and software to extend their capacity for coercive control.
Parents who spy on their children’s online activity run the risk of doing more harm than good, an expert says.
A tool made for tracking criminals and terrorists has potentially been used against politicians, dissidents and journalists. Here’s how the spyware works.
Revelations of spyware abuse suggest we’re moving to a new reality in which no phone is safe from surveillance.
It’s reported the Pegasus spyware can capture a user’s keystrokes, intercept communications, track their device and tap into their camera and microphone.
With more people working from home post-COVID-19, what are the privacy implications of employers using spyware to monitor worker activity?
Research shows we’re pretty gullible as it is. And our increasing reliance on machines for completing everyday tasks makes us all-the-more vulnerable to being exploited.
Two security scares in the past 24 hours should prompt you to make sure your software is up-to-date. But what are the risks?
It would be no surprise if Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s claims of the state spying on him turn out to be true. After all, state spy agencies have been abused before in ANC factional battles.
This is not the first time Mexico’s government has been accused of spying on and harassing citizens whose activities it finds inconvenient.
The Australian government is using spyware. Is that legal?
Rich rewards are on offer to people who can help private companies develop software to exploit vulnerabilities in technology such as smartphones. It might be legal but is it ethical?