Details of Canadian foreign policy were on show for the world to see after an MP left a NATO file unattended at an airport. The binder contained what has been described as a “treasure trove” of data on conflicts in Afghanistan, Syria, Russia and China.
The UK has warned its computer-users they have two weeks to protect their machines from two powerful viruses, GameOver Zeus and Cryptolocker, after a US-led multinational operation announced a coordinated takedown of malware.
Opponents of mass government surveillance are braced for the June-5 campaign for a free and secure internet, led by some of the world’s largest websites. A massive electronic ‘Thunderclap’ is planned for the first anniversary of Snowden’s revelations.
Russia’s most advanced missile complexes for precision firing exercises have been announced by the country’s Western Command. Training includes locking on top-priority targets, with air-based and ballistic ground-based missile complexes.
Britain is about to unleash plans for a tougher crackdown on Britons allegedly fighting in Syria. Human rights activists believe the UK could have inspired some of its citizens to join extremists by its own support for the anti-Assad rebels.
An earth tremor that took place in a densely populated area west of Los Angeles on Sunday evening set on alert the seaside from Malibu down to the Manhattan Beach. There have been no immediate reports about damage or people injured.
If Brazil were to offer political asylum to Edward Snowden, he would gladly accept. The whistleblower told Brazilian TV that he is certain that if he returned to the US he would be tried unfairly for revealing the NSA’s global spy program.
Swiss authorities covered up for 18 months that over a 100kg of radioactive radium paint was found at a local dump during roadwork. The radiation level measured at the site exceeded the normal level by 100 times, Swiss weeklies report.
The National Security Agency is collecting millions of images of people through its international surveillance network to be implemented in a number of other facial recognition programs, according to documents leaked by Edward Snowden.
The US Department of Energy will not be able to meet a June-30 deadline for removing thousands of drums of nuclear waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, where atomic bombs have been built for decades.