NSA

Edward Snowden Talking

Lawyer: Snowden In Talks To Come Back To US

Edward Snowden is reportedly in talks to come back to the United States.

03/03/2015

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

Typing On Computers

Expert: Enemy Leaders Could Command Computers To Shut Down US Electricity Supplies, Send Household Appliances Haywire

The United States may get a taste of cyber warfare at home the next time the country goes to war abroad as enemy leaders lash out by commanding computers to shut down U.S. electricity supplies or send household appliances haywire, a leading information systems security expert said Monday.

02/10/2015

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

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

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. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Utah Lawmaker Questions Why City Water Is Going To NSA Facility

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.

11/19/2014

(credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

AT&T Drops ‘Super Cookies’ From Cellphone Data

AT&T Mobility, the nation’s second-largest cellular provider, says it’s no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users’ smartphones. The practice made it nearly impossible to shield its subscribers’ identities online.

11/15/2014

Committee Chairman Sen.Ron Wyden (D-OR) speaks during a confirmation hearing for Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget Sylvia Mathews Burwell before the Senate Finance Committee on May 14, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Dem Senator: NSA Tech Spying Hurting US Economy

A leading Senate critic of online surveillance wants the government to stop widespread spying on phone calls, texts and emails, saying the “digital dragnet” doesn’t make the country safer, and only hurts the U.S. economy.

10/08/2014

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

more

previous