Big Brother is watching you... and he's a computer

Friday, 22 June 2007, 4:20 PM EST

Privacy activists have been lamenting increasing surveillance by cameras and warn of abuse by the authorities who have access to them. But two additional trends portend a disturbing new direction.

The first trend: Cameras are increasingly monitoring non-criminals engaged in technically legal behavior. The second trend: Special new artificial intelligence software is processing video feeds to look for unacceptable behavior.

At Computerworld.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

How security pros deal with cybercrime extortion

1 in 3 security professionals recommend negotiating with cybercriminals for the return of stolen data or the restoration of encrypted files. 86% of security professionals believed their peers at other organizations have brokered deals with cybercriminals.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Wed, Apr 1st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //