In a move that belongs in a dystopian sci-fi film, yet sounds frighteningly reasonable, Russia has decided to ditch computers for fear that they’re too unsecure.
The South American nation of Ecuador has its own Internet surveillance program much like the NSA’s PRISM. This system called a “GSM interceptor” was purchased for SENAIN, which is Ecuador’s intelligence agency. The system said to be able to monitor and manipulate Internet data in real time.
Once again more NSA leaks have been revealed by Edward Snowden, and this time he has presented material that purportedly shows that the NSA has directly hacked into China’s Tsinghua University. This University, which is located in Beijing, is highly regarded as Mainland China’s top tier of higher education, and has been a top priority
The United States wants Edward Snowden back, and if Hong Kong authorities don’t comply it’ll risk “complicating bilateral relations” between itself and the US.
Edward Snowden is the former NSA employee who blew the whistle on the widespread PRISM spy program that his agency had been running. Now he’s facing espionage charges, and a petition asking for his pardoning has reached enough signatures that the White House must respond to it.
On Saturday, June 15th a few hundred political activists marched through the streets of Hong Kong in support of Edward Snowden, and in protest to the recently revealed PRISM program made public by Snowden.
China’s own top security chief is claiming to have mountains of data’ implicating the United States involvement with hacking into China’s computer networks. Nevertheless, China was quick not to directly blame the U.S. for any sponsored espionage, but instead made a plea for “greater unity between the two nations”.
The Washington Post recently came forward claiming that a confidential report issued by the Pentagon warns that Chinese hackers had access to some very sensitive defense intelligence. Some of the information included detailed plans for advanced US weapons. Much of the accessed information included over two-dozen detailed document’s on U.S. defense systems, which included the F-35, intelligence