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China’s Police State Targets Zero-Covid Protesters

It was another busy week in security that saw big news about protests, surveillance, spyware, data breaches, and more. In the US, recent court...

San Francisco’s Killer Robots Threaten the City’s Most Vulnerable

One effect of AB 481 is to add local oversight to hardware like the kind obtained through a US Department of Defense program...

Algorithms Quietly Run the City of DC—and Maybe Your Hometown

Washington, DC, is the home base of the most powerful government on earth. It’s also home to 690,000 people—and 29 obscure algorithms that...

China Operates Secret ‘Police Stations’ in Other Countries

For years, AlphaBay ruled the dark web. If you were in the market to buy drugs or stolen credit cards, the digital bazaar...

A Coordinated Swatting Spree Is Targeting US Schools

At 1:15 pm on September 15, a man who identified himself as Tom Gomez called Sangamon County Central Dispatch in Illinois to report...

The Queen’s Funeral Sets Off the Biggest UK Police Operation Ever

Inside a Special Operations Room in central London’s Lambeth borough are representatives from the Metropolitan Police, emergency services, intelligence agencies such as GCHQ...

Police Across US Bypass Warrants With Mass Location-Tracking Tool

As summer winds down, researchers warned this week about systemic vulnerabilities in mobile app infrastructure, as well as a new iOS security flaw...

The Low Threshold for Face Recognition in New Delhi

Indian law enforcement is starting to place huge importance on facial recognition technology. Delhi police, looking into identifying people involved in civil unrest...

A Privacy Panic Flares Up in India After Police Pull Payment Data from Razorpay

Prasanto K. Roy, a public policy consultant from New Delhi, is worried. In 2017 he began sending regular donations to the Indian fact-checking...

Chinese Police Exposed 1B People’s Data in Unprecedented Leak

As states grapple with the far-reaching implications of the United States Supreme Court's June decision to reverse the constitutional right to abortion, WIRED...
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