Privacy http://www.kunc.org en Here's One Big Way Your Mobile Phone Could Be Open To Hackers http://www.kunc.org/post/heres-one-big-way-your-mobile-phone-could-be-open-hackers Despite the fact that every major Internet provider has added some kind of encryption to its services over the past year, tracking your online traffic is easier than you think.<p>And you don't have to be the target of the hacker or the NSA for your traffic to be intercepted. There is a hole in mobile security that could make tens of millions of Americans vulnerable.<p>Unsecure Wi-Fi networks have been a well-known vulnerability in the tech industry for years. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 11:29:00 +0000 57716 at http://www.kunc.org Here's One Big Way Your Mobile Phone Could Be Open To Hackers Project Eavesdrop: An Experiment At Monitoring My Home Office http://www.kunc.org/post/project-eavesdrop-experiment-monitoring-my-home-office If someone tapped your Internet connection, what would he find out about you?<p>It's been just over a year since <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/search/index.php?searchinput=edward+snowden">Edward Snowden</a> became a household name, and his disclosures about the reach and extent of the National Security Agency's online monitoring programs led to headlines around the world.<p>But one big, basic question remains more or less unanswered: What exactly does the NSA's surveillance reveal?<p>To try to answer that question, I had my home office bugged.<p>Working with <a href="http://arstechnica Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:09:00 +0000 57564 at http://www.kunc.org Project Eavesdrop: An Experiment At Monitoring My Home Office As Drones Fly In Cities And Yards, So Do The Complaints http://www.kunc.org/post/drones-fly-cities-and-yards-so-do-complaints The price of drones is dropping — a decent one could cost you $300 — but the reality of the devices flying around cities and neighborhoods doesn't sit well with a lot of Americans.<p>Are they just paranoid?<p>Three months ago, when Michael Kirschner and his wife purchased a new condo in San Francisco, they were not concerned about drones. Mon, 12 May 2014 20:38:00 +0000 Laura Sydell 56440 at http://www.kunc.org As Drones Fly In Cities And Yards, So Do The Complaints Glenn Greenwald: NSA Believes It Should Be Able To Monitor All Communication http://www.kunc.org/post/glenn-greenwald-nsa-believes-it-should-be-able-monitor-all-communication Glenn Greenwald, the <a href="http://www.pulitzer.org/citation/2014-Public-Service">Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist</a> who helped to break stories about mass surveillance in the United States, is making more revelations in a new book coming out Tuesday.<p>In an interview with NPR's <em>Morning Edition,</em> Greenwald says one of the more "shocking" things he's found is that the National Security Agency physically intercepted shipments of computer hardware, like routers, switches and servers, to outfit them with surveillance equipment.<p>Once they were done, they repackaged the hardware with Mon, 12 May 2014 05:15:00 +0000 56403 at http://www.kunc.org Glenn Greenwald: NSA Believes It Should Be Able To Monitor All Communication Weighing The Risks Of Warrantless Phone Searches During Arrests http://www.kunc.org/post/weighing-risks-warrantless-phone-searches-during-arrests The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in two cases testing whether police can search cellphones without a warrant at the time of an arrest, be it for a traffic violation or for a felony.<p>The Supreme Court has interpreted the Fourth Amendment ban on unreasonable searches to require that police obtain a search warrant from a neutral judge upon a showing that there is probable cause to believe a crime has been committed. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 11:31:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 55937 at http://www.kunc.org Weighing The Risks Of Warrantless Phone Searches During Arrests