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Thomas Brewster
Security, surveillance and privacy reporter for +. Tip me! Signal: +447837496820. Email: tbrewster@forbes.com
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Internet of Shit 18h
are you fucking high?
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Deviant Ollam  ツ Jun 15
heh, whoa. what do you folk think is up?
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Raphael Satter Jun 14
Awkward: the Guardian says that human rights advocate Yana Peel owns a stake in NSO spyware firm
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Thomas Brewster Jun 14
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Joseph Cox Jun 13
GrayShift, the company that makes tech for local and federal law enforcement to unlock iPhones, plans to expand onto hard Android targets, like Google's own phones. Company also detailed how it can extract a lot of data from an iPhone without unlocking it
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Thomas Brewster Jun 13
UK Satisfied Assange Won't Face Death Penalty Or Torture — Signs US Extradition Request For Wikileaks Founder
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Thomas Brewster Jun 13
In this case, Google didn't provide any data. Unclear why.
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Thomas Brewster Jun 13
Here's another example of a reverse location search warrant on Google. The surveillance technique has now spread to Wisconsin. Though I suspect it's being used across many states.
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Joseph Cox Jun 12
Citizen Lab has published a comprehensive study on stalkerware, malware that is often used by abusive partners to spy on their spouses, girlfriends, boyfriends, etc. Researchers and industry really paying much more attention to this area now
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Olivia Solon Jun 12
According to this NYTimes analysis, Airbnb's privacy policy takes longer and is harder to read than the first chapter of Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason
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Jenna McLaughlin Jun 12
Let's just say I've been waiting for someone to write this. Kudos and :
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evariste.gal🌈is Jun 12
"Even if in a locked state, as long as an iPhone has been unlocked once and not turned off, it’s possible to get “almost everything” within, Miles said during his talk." --------- Spegnere e non sospendere. Ci vorrebbe una funzione che spegne il telefono se connesso via USB.
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Thomas Brewster Jun 12
In the meantime, Grayshift don't even need a passcode to get a whole load of useful information from iPhones, according to a company presentation earlier this month.
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Thomas Brewster Jun 12
New - Leaked: The Feds' Favorite iPhone Hackers Plan To Crack Android GrayKey for Android coming soon? Very possible...
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Jamie Bartlett Jun 11
Highlight of the whole , thanks to . Daisy, who’s blind, uses GiveVision goggles to read for the first time in 6 years. Reminder of the amazing things technology can do.
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Kevin Collier Jun 10
Will has an extraordinary ability to disarm people who talk to him and he cuts through bullshit more naturally than any tech reporter I can think of. It's a shame the show was canceled and any newsroom would be lucky to have him.
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Thomas Brewster Jun 10
Google comment on this story. "We have a well-established process for managing requests for user data. We only respond to valid legal requests, and don't comment on specific cases." Gov said it first contacted Google back in 2016 about the order. Took a long time to make it.
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Thomas Brewster Jun 10
Google's been asked to hand over upload data of eight videos on YouTube. They include comments made by Stone about his apparent contact with Wikileaks, as well as Assange comments.
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Thomas Brewster Jun 10
New - Google Just Got Roped Into The Government's Case Against Roger Stone Order was signed off today and we're the first to publish an article, but contrary to previous deleted tweet I wasn't the first to notice this. Was actually !
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Thomas Brewster Jun 10
Back from almost two weeks off. Let me know if I've missed anything important.
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