On Wednesday, Congress almost passed an amendment intended to put a stop to NSA telecommunications surveillance practices. The amendment was just barely shot down by a 205-217 vote, which was populated by democrats and republicans on both sides.
The recent leaks regarding NSA’s PRISM program are harming U.S based cloud services, according to the data acquired by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) in a survey taken in late June, and earlier this month.
According to reports US officials use a variety of tactics, including regulatory threats, to coerce foreign owners of undersea fiber to allow the NSA access for eavesdropping.
MIT has created a visualization tool called Immersion that helps you understand how the NSA figures out your relationships based on your email correspondence.
According to a report, whistleblower Edward Snowden learned how to be a hacker during a course he took while working with the NSA in 2010.
An assembly 26 Republican and Democrat senators are asking for more information from the National Intelligence director, James Clapper, on the NSA’s PRISM program. These Senators are not happy with Clapper’s testimony from back in March of this year where he said that the NSA didn’t collect any data on Americans. Since that time more
Edward Snowden’s safe passage to Ecuador is anything quick, as the NSA whistle blower is purportedly still hiding away in Moscow’s airport awaiting confirmation of his asylum acceptance from Ecuador.
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.
South Korea has reported that many of their official government websites have been hit by powerful cyber-attacks that also coincide with the 63rd anniversary of the Korean War.
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
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.
A brand new leak by the Guardian reveals that the top British GCHQ is tapping directly into global telecommunication networks for secret access to the majority of the world’s Internet communication, way more potent than what the NSA’s PRISM program is capable of as well. The revelation came at the same time the U.S. government
Booz Allen Hamilton, which operates as the NSA’s contractor for hiring and recruiting employees for the National Security Agency (NSA), just recently revealed that the firm was apprehensive with hiring Edward Snowden because of discrepancies on his resume. Newly discovered information on NSA contractor Booz Allen Hamilton’s employment practices have revealed a fresh batch of
Yesterday, Google petitioned the highly secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance (FISA) court for permission to release more verbose details on the data requests they receive from police agencies. Google says that the 1st amendment to the Constitution guarantees their right to inform their users what is happening when they comply to FISA requests.
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.
If the recent NSA leaks revealed by the press has you worried, you are not alone. In fact, a little talked about private search engine called ‘DuckDuckGo’ has enjoyed sudden increase in traffic and it appears to be attributed to the recent storm of privacy concerns.
When asked if email encryption could defeat NSA surveillance, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden responded that it could; but not all encryption is created equal.
Newly released NSA documents reveal that a mere hours after President Barack Obama met with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in 2009, U.S. spies intercepted his communication between him and his delegation.
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.
Following the footsteps of Facebook, Microsoft becomes the second company to release government data request numbers.