With the prospect of government taking a peek into online data and communications, cloud service providers are kicking up security a notch to ensure privacy for clients. Will this be enough to prevent Big Brother from watching?
After word of the U.S. government’s PRISM data gathering program broke, Apple reiterated its commitment to customer privacy in a statement which implied that the company isn’t able to access to encrypted iMessages. A group of researchers don’t agree.
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 a report, whistleblower Edward Snowden learned how to be a hacker during a course he took while working with the NSA in 2010.
The United States has been dealing with criticism after its PRISM surveillance program was revealed, but it seems that it isn’t alone: France has a similar spy program aimed at voice and electronic communication.
Edward Snowden is facing increasing pressure to find a temporary haven from U.S. authorities since his arrival in Moscow, Russia nearly a week ago. With Ecuador’s asylum acceptance still unanswered, Snowden and his legal advisors are now looking to the Russian government for help.
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
The Washington Post is reporting that the U.S. Department of Justice has begun an official investigation on the former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General James Cartwright. Cartwright is suspected of being the source that exposed a top-secret mission where the Stuxnet virus/worm was uploaded inside Iran’s nuclear enrichment facility. The U.S.
Symantec Corporation recently wrote that they have successfully been able to track down the source of many South Korean hacking incidents. The evidence uncovered revealed that a hacker group called the “DarkSeoul” gang was behind the massive cyber-attacks going back at least four years.
For over two weeks now, Google has aggressively asked the federal government to allow them to publish the exact numbers of data requests they’re getting from the National Security Agency (NSA). Even after the exposing of the NSA PRISM program and other previously classified information, the federal government will not cave into the pressure. Google recently
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.
Russian President Vladimir Putin stated publicly on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 that Edward Snowden was indeed present in Russia but that Russia would not be arresting him, nor would they detain him for extradition as per request of the United States.
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.
Xinhua, which is China’s official news agency, recently blasted the United States over the recent leaks that revealed how the U.S. was hacking directly into China’s Universities while simultaneously accusing China of hacking into the U.S. These most recent leaks from Edward Snowden published by the South China Morning Post demonstrated how the NSA hacked directly into
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.
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