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NSA To Expand Surveillance Of U.S., Foreign Elections Over “Russian Hacker” Fears By
WASHINGTON, D.C.– Last Tuesday, during his testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee, National Security Agency director Admiral Mike Rogers echoed the previous testimonies given by former Director of National Intelligence...
New Leak Shows NSA Hacked Overseas Banking Networks By
A new set of documents published by a group calling itself TheShadowBrokers suggests that the U.S. National Security Agency has burrowed deep into the Middle East’s financial network. TheShadowBrokers, which startled security experts last year by releasing some of...
Wikileaks Reveals America’s Homegrown Assault On Democracy By
For months now, our country has endured the tacit denigration of American ingenuity. Countless statements — from elected officials, activist groups, journalists and many others — have ignored our nation’s superb blend of dazzling high-tech capacities and statecraft...
US Surveillance Oversight Board In Disarray Ahead Of Trump Transition By
WASHINGTON (REPORT) — A federal board responsible for protecting Americans against abuses by spy agencies is in disarray just weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office. The five-member Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board will have only two remaining...
US Surveillance Of Yahoo Email Seeks To Weaken Concept Of ‘Privacy’ By
(REPORT) — Officials familiar with the NSA surveillance program targeting Yahoo’s email service say that the program reflects an ongoing effort to dramatically weaken the concept of “privacy” online, resting heavily on nebulous definitions of “search” and “reasonable”...
Titanpointe: The NSA’s Spy Hub In New York, Hidden In Plain Sight By
They called it Project X. It was an unusually audacious, highly sensitive assignment: to build a massive skyscraper, capable of withstanding an atomic blast, in the middle of New York City. It would have no windows, 29 floors with three basement levels, and enough food...
Hackers Dump More Intel From NSA’s Elite Equation Group By
In August, anonymous hacker(s) dumped a cache of cyberweapons that appeared to originate with The Equation Group, an elite, NSA-affiliated hacking squad. The leakers called themselves The Shadow Brokers, and they sought bTc1,000,000 for access to the remainder of The Equation...
The New Snowden? NSA Contractor Arrested Over Alleged Theft Of Classified Data By
A contractor working for the National Security Agency (NSA) was arrested by the FBI following his alleged theft of “state secrets.” More specifically, the contractor, Harold Thomas Martin, is charged with stealing highly classified source codes developed to covertly...
Yahoo Secretly Scanned Customer Emails For The NSA By
In an astounding and “unprecedented” new account of U.S. government surveillance, Reuters reported Tuesday that Yahoo secretly scanned all of its customer’s incoming emails for a specific set of characters, per request of the National Security Agency...