British spy agency GCHQ intercepted webcam images from millions of Yahoo users around the world, according to a report in the Guardian. Yahoo denied prior knowledge of the alleged programme, describing it as a "completely …
But the program targeted indiscriminately, regardless of whether the webcam owner was an intelligence target or not. More than 1.8 million user accounts from around the world were accessed in one six-month period alone. Image data …
Yahoo is slamming as "completely unacceptable" a British agency's alleged collection of digital images while eavesdropping on webcam chats, a spokesperson for the Internet search engine said Thursday. And Yahoo says if …
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In yet another stunning revelation about digital espionage (though how stunned can we continue to be at this point), The …
Optic Nerve collected webcam stills from over 1.8 million Yahoo users “in bulk,” but it only grabbed an image every five minutes. The images were filtered using facial recognition technology to find specific targets. But Optic Nerve couldn’t …
A British intelligence agency collected video webcam images — many of them sexually explicit — from millions of Yahoo users, regardless of whether they were suspected of illegal activity, according to accounts of documents leaked …
Forget Big Brother. What we have to fear now is Peeping Tom. One of Britain’s intelligence services, with help from the U.S. National Security Agency, reportedly collected and stored millions of images from people’s Yahoo webcam
New documents show that images taken by 1.8m people's webcams were intercepted and stored by the ... may have been shown to analysts and agency staff. Yahoo has vehemently denied any knowledge of the webcam interception, …
GCHQ files dating between 2008 and 2010 explicitly state that a surveillance program codenamed Optic Nerve collected still images of Yahoo webcam chats in bulk and saved them to agency databases, regardless of whether individual …
The collection of images that the GCHQ collected were processed and sent to systems provided by the NSA. The British agency also relied on the NSA’s research to build the computer tool that tracked traffic from Yahoo’s webcam chats. …