A software developer has reportedly hacked Google Glasses, revealing a number of disturbing security flaws. Through a simple modification to the Google Glasses software, practically anyone can secretly record video and audio from the wearable device.
Activist group Anonymous has released 14GB of data it obtained about corrupt and unethical corporations including the Bank of America, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, ClearForest and TEKSystems, an intelligence firm.
A new survey conducted by pro-privacy campaign group Big Brother Watch has found that an alarming 68% of British people are "very concerned" about Google's practices which frequently threaten our privacy. The survey interviewed 2,050 British adults via the web.
The register reports that anyone in Oregon owning a drone fitted with a camera could be jailed for six months, or a year if it's caught flying, if a new state law is passed. The rules were proposed to tackle, among other things, peeping toms gazing into bedroom windows.
A 150 foot wide asteroid is due to fly past the Earth today and is the largest one that's been ever detected this close to the planet. Asteroid 2012 DA14 is travelling at 5 miles per second and will be visible from parts of Europe and Africa, at around 19:24 GMT.
And conveniently forgets to mention it's own privacy track record
Yes, Gmail scans every email you send or receive, and no, there isn't any way to opt-out. Yes, it probably does breach international privacy laws and yes, Google does systematically steal and abuse our data.
But! let's take a closer look at Microsoft...