National Security Agency
Ricky Hall, 27, was killed and a passenger was wounded at Fort Meade on March 30th when police opened fire after the pair ignored orders to turn around a stolen SUV.
The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says he is shocked at how little information the National Security Agency is collecting through American phone records.
The bulk collection of Americans’ phone records by the government exceeds what Congress has allowed, a federal appeals court said Thursday as it asked Congress to step in and decide how best to protect national security and privacy interests.
HBO comedian John Oliver traveled to Russia and spoke with former NSA contractor Edward Snowden last week in a wide-ranging interview that touched on the Patriot Act’s upcoming expiration date, his “vindication” in releasing the NSA documents – and even a comical take on government access to Americans’ naked selfies.
The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups are suing the National Security Agency and the Department of Justice, challenging the government’s Internet surveillance as overly broad.
Bail was denied Monday for the man charged with shooting at five public places in Maryland, including a National Security Agency building.
The man charged with shooting at drivers in Maryland and at a National Security Agency building is set to appear in an Annapolis court on Friday.
As many as five recent shootings, including two Tuesday — one near the National Security Agency headquarters in Fort Meade and another on the Intercounty Connector near I-95 in Laurel — may be connected, authorities say.
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.
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.