The Raspberry Pi Makes A Great DIY Surveillance System

December 21, 2016 1 min read


Plug-and-play wireless security cameras are cheap as chips these days. Unfortunately, many are made by companies that care very little about security… so why not build your own with a Raspberry Pi? Sure, […]

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Government Officials Have Been Spying on Love Interests

December 14, 2016 1 min read


One of the big reasons people are afraid of letting surveillance technology get out of hand is that we all know that someone, somewhere is going to use it improperly. Whether it’s a […]

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FBI aims to catalogue and track people by their tattoos

June 03, 2016 1 min read

tattoorecognition

The FBI is working on software that will track and link people based on the tattoos they choose to ink on their skin. This is different from the current method they have in place, […]

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Philadelphia Police disguised a spy truck as a Google Street View car

May 13, 2016 1 min read

Philly's phake Street View vehicle

The Philadelphia Police have come up with a clever new plan to hide their surveillance vehicles in plain site. They’re trying to convince people that they’re actually Google Maps cars. To more critical […]

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China wants to make Minority Report a reality with predictive policing software

March 09, 2016 1 min read


The population of China is under constant scrutiny by its communist government. This is a government that wants everyone to conform and will not stand for any kind of dissent. This is why […]

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New autonomous drone will chase suspects to snap pictures

December 14, 2015 1 min read


The drones are coming, and they’re going to be doing more than delivering your latest Amazon purchase. They’re also going to make sure you’re not poking around somewhere you shouldn’t be. Japanese security […]

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US military is testing rolling eyeball robots originally designed for Mars

February 19, 2015 1 min read


This roly-poly, bug-eyed robot may soon be pressed into military service. And although it might look a little goofy, American Unmanned Systems’ GuardBot is built to tackle serious surveillance tasks. This two-foot-wide model […]

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U.S. Marshals are spying on cell phone users with flying fake towers

November 14, 2014 1 min read


What do Iraqi insurgents and U.S. citizens have in common? Both have been targeted by aerial spying programs that use fake cell towers. It’s been going on since 2007. A report from The […]

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ComputerCOP: internet safety software distributed by police turns out to be spyware

October 02, 2014 1 min read


If your local police department offered you a piece of free software claiming it helps protect your kids online, that should be a good thing. In reality, saying ComputerCOP is safety software is […]

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Anti-surveillance Mission Impossible mask puts artist’s face all over the country

May 17, 2014 1 min read


A new anti-surveillance mask puts its creator's face on anyone in an attempt to frustrate the watchers and make a point about global intelligence practices.

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Military surveillance drone uses dragonfly physics

April 17, 2014 1 min read


The military's newest backpack drone steals flight strategies from the dragonfly to make flight more accessible than ever before.

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Smart pedestrian crossings could make big brother work for you

March 11, 2014 1 min read


New technology undergoing testing in London could free up precious drive-time in one of the world's most congested cities -- and soon after in yours.

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