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Amazon and Microsoft power almost half the Chinese surveillance companies on the US Department Of Commerce blacklist
This report documents the controversial companies currently advertising surveillance technologies in response to the outbreak of COVID-19.
31% of internet users worldwide use a VPN, according to our new global VPN usage statistics report, which features rich insights into VPN user behavior.
This report analyzes more than 800 companies exhibiting at the ISC West trade show and uncovers a host of controversial Chinese companies due to be in attendance.
Our investigation into US presidential election campaign websites reveals 75% of Democrat candidates track site visitors more than Donald Trump does.
This investigation reveals the controversial companies and potentially repressive technologies that are due to be on display at next month's event.
There were over 480 million mobile VPN apps downloaded around the world in the last 12 months, an increase of 54% compared to the year before.
We reviewed our Free VPN investigations and found 75% of all the apps we looked at still pose a risk to consumers - but Google and Apple continue to ignore our findings.
Apple has introduced strict new data-sharing rules for VPN apps but 80% of the most popular free VPN apps remain available in the App Store despite flouting them.
Changes to the dark web market landscape have driven up prices for stolen data. This update to the Index shows someone's identity could now be worth three times as much