Like It Or Not, Home Items Are Getting Smarter And Creepier,Gadgets with voice controls typically aren't transmitting any data back to company servers until you activate them with a trigger word, such as "Alexa" or "OK Google." But devices have sometimes misheard innocuous words as legitimate commands to record and send private conversations.
Man Arrested in Chicago For Allegedly Acting 'As An Illegal Agent' Of ChinaJi Chaoqun is accused of acting as an "illegal agent" at the direction of a "high-level intelligence officer" of a provincial department of the Ministry of State Security.
Two Men Charged With Spying For Iran; Monitoring Chicago Jewish Center And Anti-Iran RalliesFederal authorities have charged two Iranian citizens with spying on Israeli and Jewish facilities in the U.S., and gathering information about Americans who were part of Iranian opposition group Mujahedeen-e-Khalq (MEK).
Court Denies Access To FISA Surveillance Records In Terror CaseA federal appeals court has ruled a 20-year-old terrorism suspect has no right to see classified documents regarding how evidence against him was gathered, reversing a trial court’s ruling that would have given him unprecedented access to FISA court records.
Arguments In Terrorism Suspect's Hearing Focus On Secret FISA RecordsA federal appeals court in Chicago heard rare oral arguments on Wednesday related to surveillance questions raised by disclosures from onetime government contractor Edward Snowden.
Feds: Traditional Probe Used In Ill. Terror CaseDefense attorney Thomas Durkin told a federal judge that he needs to know how the government compiled evidence against Adel Daoud, resulting in charges that he tried to set off what he thought was a car bomb next to a Chicago bar.
Web Cam Spying A Growing DangerThere is a widespread and growing danger allowing sexual predators inside your home. Criminals are using web cameras to spy on people.
McCarthy Pledges No NYPD-Style Spying On MuslimsFor the first time in public, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy promised his department will never conduct blanket surveillance of Muslims like the New York Police Department did in Newark, N.J., when he was chief there.