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GCHQ and NSA intercepted Yahoo users’ private photographs

GCHQ and NSA intercepted Yahoo users’ private photographs

British and American surveillance agencies teamed up to develop a system that collected millions of images from the webcams of unsuspecting and innocent internet users, new leaked documents reveal. This…

US intelligence warning allies about sensitive Snowden leaks yet to be published – report

US intelligence warning allies about sensitive Snowden leaks yet to be published – report

American officials have begun advising US allies that the ongoing National Security Agency disclosures made possible by whistleblower Edward Snowden include files detailing cooperation between their international intelligence services. US…

Fuk-‘hush’-ima: Japan’s new state secrets law gags whistleblowers, raises press freedom fears

Fuk-‘hush’-ima: Japan’s new state secrets law gags whistleblowers, raises press freedom fears

Many issues of national importance to Japan, probably including the state of the Fukushima power plant, may be designated state secrets under a new draft law. Once signed, it could…

Internet Hackers Expose The World’s Government Secrets

Internet Hackers Expose The World’s Government Secrets

“The Fifth Estate” is a disappointing cyber suspense thriller based on the real life escapades of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.  Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the last…

NSA public records requests up 1,000 percent since Snowden spying revelations

NSA public records requests up 1,000 percent since Snowden spying revelations

The number of FOIA requests sent to the NSA increased tenfold in the aftermath of disclosures revealing the agency’s mass surveillance programs, including PRISM, Boundless Informant and others.…

Microsoft CEO to step down within year

Microsoft CEO to step down within year

The world’s largest software maker announced on Friday that Chief Executive, Steven Ballmer, will retire in the next 12 months. Ballmer will continue as acting CEO and will lead the…

Greenwald on ‘coming’ leak: NSA can obtain one billion cell phone calls a day, store them and listen

Greenwald on ‘coming’ leak: NSA can obtain one billion cell phone calls a day, store them and listen

The NSA has a “brand new” technology that enables one billion cell phone calls a day to be redirected into its data hoards and stored, according to the Guardian’s Glenn…

Bush advisor: Hastings crash ‘consistent with a car cyberattack’

Bush advisor: Hastings crash ‘consistent with a car cyberattack’

A former cybersecurity advisor to President George W. Bush says a sophisticated computer hack could have been the cause of the automobile accident that claimed the life of journalist Michael…

The US government might be the biggest hacker in the world

The US government might be the biggest hacker in the world

The United States government is investing tens of millions of dollars each year on offensive hacking operations in order to exploit vulnerabilities in the computers of its adversaries, Reuters reports.…

Pentagon creates 13 offensive cyber teams for worldwide attacks

Pentagon creates 13 offensive cyber teams for worldwide attacks

The head of the United States Cyber Command says the US is developing 40 new teams of cyber-agents that will both protect America’s critical infrastructure from hackers and as well…

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