National Security Agency
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.
A Utah lawmaker concerned about government spying on its citizens is questioning whether city water service should be cut off to a massive National Security Agency data storage facility outside Salt Lake City.
Sen. Patrick Leahy on Tuesday introduced a bill to end the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of phone records, a proposal that goes further than a similar House measure and has drawn support from civil liberties groups, the White House and Republicans.
The arrest of a German intelligence employee casts a new shadow over relations between the two countries.
A media account reports that the National Security Agency and the FBI covertly scanned the emails of five prominent Muslim-Americans under the government’s secret surveillance program aimed at foreign terrorists and other national security threats.
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.
Edward Snowden has reportedly applied to extend his asylum in Russia.
The House of Representatives passed a late-night vote on Thursday to cut funding to two of the National Security Agency’s most controversial practices: warrantless collection of Americans’ online data and the installation of surveillance “backdoors” on commercial tech products.
Glenn Greenwald’s book contains documents showing NSA intercepting computer networking devices and planting spyware before they were shipped overseas.