Researchers said the app, which will store sensitive health data on participants at the Winter Games, has serious encryption vulnerabilities.
The announcement came months after the U.S. government blacklisted the Israeli firm that produces Pegasus, the technology used to target the journalists.
The U.S. intelligence community offered steps that would mitigate — but not stop — spyware developed by firms like the NSO Group.
A case involving The Times and Project Veritas. Also: Elizabeth Holmes; Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens; dangers of biometrics; healthy is hard.
The Commerce and Treasury Departments put new restrictions on an array of companies and institutions that they said were misusing biotechnology.
The Biden administration’s partnership with Australia, Denmark, Norway, Canada, France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom aims to stem the flow of key technologies to authoritarian governments.
Apple accused NSO Group, the Israeli surveillance company, of “flagrant” violations of its software, as well as federal and state laws.
The accusation, which has not been independently verified, raises new questions over whether Israel is using software made by NSO Group to spy on Palestinians.
The justices considered whether the state secrets doctrine required dismissal on national security grounds of a case claiming religious discrimination.
As Uyghurs grapple with the emotional trauma of their families suffering back in Xinjiang, some are overcoming a cultural stigma to seek out counseling.
If ever an issue cried out for some lawmaking guidance, this is it.
Invasive hacking software sold to countries to fight terrorism is easily abused. Researchers say my phone was hacked twice, probably by Saudi Arabia.
A group of researchers said the “dangerous technology” was invasive and not effective at detecting images of child sexual abuse.
At a time when the basic power structures of the art world are being questioned, collectives and individuals are fighting against the very institutions funding and displaying their work.
The justices will soon consider whether to hear a case arguing that the First Amendment requires disclosure of a secret court’s major rulings.
A spyware flaw, Elizabeth Holmes and my latest Facebook alert.
Two decades after the attack on New York City, the Police Department is using counterterrorism tools and tactics to combat routine street crime.
A man who wounded seven people in a supermarket had been under surveillance for months. Officials say a loophole in the country’s laws needs to be closed.
Terry Albury, an idealistic F.B.I. agent, grew so disillusioned by the war on terror that he was willing to leak classified documents — and go to prison for doing it.
The backlash to Apple’s efforts to fight child sexual abuse show that in the debate between privacy and security, there are few easy answers.
Tucker Carlson accused the government of intercepting his emails without disclosing that he had been reaching out to the Kremlin.
An obscure federal office operated for more than a decade as an “unaccountable police force” inside the Commerce Department, using extreme and unauthorized tactics.
He found his way through the formerly unobtainable files of J. Edgar Hoover, whom he called “an insubordinate bureaucrat in charge of a lawless organization.”
The F.B.I. scored two major victories, recovering a Bitcoin ransom and tricking lawbreakers with an encryption app. But criminals may still have the upper hand.
The way we control secrets has been established by Congress and the executive branch, both accountable to the public and the courts. Daniel Ellsberg, accountable to no one, took it upon himself to steer the ship of state.
The U.S. government has long tried to prevent the sales over concerns about rights abuses and surveillance. Documents show those efforts have failed.
Many of the decisions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court have not seen the light of day. That’s irreconcilable with the Constitution.
The history of Black rebellion demonstrates a fundamental reality. Police violence precipitates community violence in a vicious cycle.
Apple built the world’s most valuable business on top of China. Now it has to answer to the Chinese government.
Federal prosecutors sought phone records for three Washington Post journalists as part of an investigation into the publication of classified information in 2017.
The social networking app is booming in authoritarian countries, where users are speaking freely about otherwise taboo topics.
But the F.B.I. is still using residual authority to obtain business records under a partly expired Patriot Act provision, a new report showed.
The Police Department will return the device earlier than planned after critics seized on it as a dystopian example of overly aggressive policing.
The new bill, which some fear will curtail civil liberties, comes after a series of attacks and as the far right is stoking feelings of insecurity.
Their proposal was quashed amid concerns that it would violate First Amendment protections, people briefed on the plan said.
Newly disclosed episodes in which analysts improperly searched for data about Americans largely came before changes at the bureau.
And where does it get them? The agency’s top technologist, Dawn Meyerriecks, talks spy gear and why Hollywood and Silicon Valley play a critical role in national security.
Joy Buolamwini is on a crusade against bias in facial recognition technology, and the powerful companies that profit from it.
Agency officials say they are analyzing information, not collecting intelligence on Americans.
The legislation was criticized by civil rights groups and political opponents, who intend to challenge its constitutionality.
Since 9/11, U.S. authorities have used informants to convict hundreds of people of crimes related to international terrorism. Did the informants help create plots where none had existed?
Deployed at a public housing building, the device drew condemnation as a stark example of police power and misplaced priorities.
The special counsel scrutinizing the Russia inquiry, a Trump-era leftover, appears to be retreading ground that an inspector general explored in 2019.
Even before the company’s C.E.O., Lachlan Murdoch, moved to Australia, Viet Dinh was seen as Fox’s power center.
The administration has taken a series of steps to prioritize dealing with white supremacists and militias, especially after the Capitol riot on Jan. 6.
Policing and criminalization of sex work hurts massage workers, even when they aren’t sex workers.
The ruling came days after a news report that Germany’s domestic intelligence agency planned to investigate the leading opposition party on suspicion of being a threat to democracy.
The generals who staged a coup last month use surveillance drones, iPhone cracking devices and hacking software, some of it from Western countries that bar sales of such technology to Myanmar.
Narc-narc, who’s there?
As the military seized power again, the generals moved quickly to take the country offline, criminalize online dissent and block social media.