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I Worked at Hacking Team, My Emails Were Leaked, and I’m OK With That

Is radical transparency the best solution to expose injustice in this technocratic world, a world that is changing faster than law can keep up with? That question became even more relevant to me, a privacy activist, when I found myself in the WikiLeaks archive, because I worked at Hacking Team nine years ago. » 7/14/15 9:40am 7/14/15 9:40am

The… » 7/14/15 9:40am 7/14/15 9:40am

The FBI Can Remotely Activate Microphones in Android Phones to Record Conversations

The WSJ is reporting that the FBI uses super slick hacker tactics and tools to spy on people. It can get pretty dirty. Like, according to a former US official, the ability to "remotely activate the microphones in phones running Google's Android software to record conversations" dirty. » 8/01/13 9:40pm 8/01/13 9:40pm

Soonr Lets You Remotely Access Your Desktop from the iPhone


Unlike VNC clients where you actually control the desktop from the iPhone, Soonr is offering a web-based AJAX web app that lets you access parts of your desktop instead. What's better about this approach is that the UI is customized for the iPhone display, so there's little scrolling around to find the thing you want. » 7/23/07 6:30pm 7/23/07 6:30pm