Big Brother Is Still Watching You: Don’t Fall for the NSA’s Latest Ploy

​“You had to live—did live, from habit that became instinct—in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized.”—George Orwell, 1984 Supposedly the National Security Administration is going to stop collecting certain internet communications that merely mention a foreign intelligence target. Privacy advocates are hailing it as a major victory for…

Creepy Teddy Bear Caught Leaking Kids Private Conversations Online

Spiral Toys, the manufacturer of the SmartToy line CloudPets, left more than 800,000 customer credentials, as well as two million message recordings, totally exposed online for anyone to see and listen to. Some hackers went so far as to lock accounts and hold them for ransom. The internet-connected Teddy Bear allows kids to communicate with far away…