The NSA and the UK’s GCHQ spying agencies have collected players’ charts and deployed real-life agents into online World of Warcraft and Second Life games, a new leak by whistleblower Edward Snowden has revealed.
The National Security Agency has publicly admitted to tracking the locations of literally billions of international cell phones under a 1981 executive order. To allay the fears of US citizens, it said the program only targets international phones.
If a politically-charged dinnertime debate sidelined your Thanksgiving, don’t blame the National Security Agency. New documents have surfaced suggesting the NSA sent their employees home for the holidays with pre-determined talking points.
The National Security Agency has been collecting a mountain of dirt on the online sexual activity of individuals, all of them Muslims, whom the agency seeks to discredit due to their ‘radicalizing’ efforts.
Microsoft is moving to encrypt its Internet traffic based on assumptions the National Security Agency has broken into its internal global communications systems as it did with Google and Yahoo, according to sources familiar with the plans.
Indonesian hackers have defaced an Australian police website in response to the spying on their president. Crime Stoppers servers had to be shut down as a precaution after some log-in details to other websites in a largely harmless attack.
Viewing NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in Washington may rub salt into the fresh wounds of the Obama administration. A free-speech advocacy group put the fugitive’s face on Metro buses in a gesture of gratitude for his leaks.
US and British intelligence officials say they are concerned about a “doomsday” collection of highly classified, heavily encrypted materials they believe former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden may have stored away.
The director of the National Security Agency attempted to resign shortly after Edward Snowden revealed himself as the source of leaked NSA documents in June, the Wall Street Journal now reports, but the White House refused to let him leave.
The legality of the US government's mass collection of domestic phone data was challenged Friday in a federal courtroom as being an overly broad interpretation of the Patriot Act that violates Americans' constitutional rights, the ACLU argued.