Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden

Snowden Leak: NSA Helped British Steal Cell Phone Codes

Britain’s electronic spying agency, in cooperation with the U.S. National Security Agency, hacked into the networks of a Dutch company to steal codes that allow both governments to seamlessly eavesdrop on mobile phones worldwide, according to the documents given to journalists by Edward Snowden.

02/19/2015

Obama Asks Germans For 'Benefit Of The Doubt' On NSA (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Obama Asks Germans For ‘Benefit Of The Doubt’ On NSA

President Barack Obama is asking Germans to give the United States “the benefit of the doubt” on National Security Agency surveillance, given U.S. history.

02/09/2015

Edward Snowden

Snowden: CIA Committed ‘Inexcusable Crimes’

National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden said the CIA torture report details “inexcusable crimes” committed by the U.S., and criticized the “moral authority” of the government.

12/11/2014

A secret program called Auroragold allows NSA agents to find and even introduce vulnerabilities into cell phone systems that they can exploit to monitor calls and texts. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: NSA Able To Hack Into Cell Phone Networks Around The Globe

A secret program called Auroragold allows NSA agents to find and even introduce vulnerabilities into cell phone systems that they can exploit to monitor calls and texts.

12/05/2014

National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden speaks to European officials via videoconference during a parliamentary hearing on improving the protection of whistleblowers, at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, eastern France, on June 24, 2014. (credit: FREDERICK FLORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawyer: Snowden Granted 3-Year Residency In Russia

Russia on Thursday banned most food imports from the West in retaliation for sanctions over Ukraine — a sweeping move that will cost Western farmers billions of dollars but could also lead to empty shelves in Russian cities.

08/07/2014

Edward Snowden speaks to supporters in Russia on October 9, 2013. (AFPTV/AFP/Getty Images)

Snowden: I Want To Build Anti-Surveillance Technology

The NSA whistleblower tells computer hackers to work on programs to block government surveillance.

07/21/2014

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Federal Report: Warrantless NSA Searches Of Foreign Communications Are Legal

A federal program which utilizes warrantless searches of foreigners’ communications is legal, according to a government oversight report, but cautions that the “intentional abuse” from the FISA searches could allow for Americans’ private information to be mishandled by the government.

07/02/2014

In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. (credit: The Guardian via Getty Images)

Report: Snowden Files Petition To Extend Asylum In Russia

Edward Snowden has reportedly applied to extend his asylum in Russia.

07/01/2014

Edward's Snowden's story is being told in comic book form.  (Photo by The Guardian via Getty Images)

Edward Snowden Stars In Comic Book

Edward Snowden’s story is being told in comic book form.

06/03/2014

In this handout photo provided by The Guardian, Edward Snowden speaks during an interview in Hong Kong. (credit: The Guardian via Getty Images)

Kerry To Snowden: ‘Man Up And Come Back To The US’

Secretary of State John Kerry had harsh words for former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.

05/28/2014

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