The NSA contacted Linus Torvalds, the father of Linux/GNU, to ask about injecting surreptitious backdoors into the popular open-source operating system, his father has disclosed to the European Parliament.
Top-secret documents disclosed to The Guardian, have revealed that both American and British intelligence agencies have been desperately trying to crack the online anonymity network, Tor.
Marissa Mayer, who serves as the CEO of Yahoo, recently came forward to assure the company’s users that Yahoo has nothing to hide, and wants to clarify recent claims made about their involvement with the National Security Agency’s PRISM program.
New documents published by the Guardian purportedly show that the U.K.’s spy agency used fake Internet cafes with built in key logger programs to monitor foreign leaders’ cellular calls and computer E-mails and communications. This latest revelation is said to be part of what former NSA contract employee Edward Snowden revealed when he decided to
The U.S. National Security Agency, which is one of the most secretive intelligence gathering organizations in the world, was brought down when news of the PRISM program was leaked to both the U.K.-based Guardian and the Washington Post. Yesterday, the Guardian revealed the leak on the program to be a 29-year-old Edward Snowden, who volunteered to disclose his identity.
As fantastic as it may read, a newly revealed secret court document shows for the first time that the United States National Security Agency (NSA) has been collecting telephone records on millions of regular customers on Verizon’s network. This data was given to the NSA by order of a top-secret court order granted by the