Edward Snowden

Government Has ‘Secret Policy’ To Intercept Facebook, Google And Twitter

Charles Farr statement reveals how the government could legally intercept people's social network data by separating internal and external comms

8 years ago

Microsoft Wants ‘Unfinished Business’ On Surveillance Reform Sorted

Microsoft's Brad Smith outlines five changes the company wants to see from the US government to rein in surveillance

8 years ago

Google Open Sources End-To-End Email Encryption

Open source effort should help email providers encrypt messages between one another

8 years ago

NSA Gathers Email Images For Facial Recognition

The NSA has reportedly stockpiled a huge database of 'facial recognition quality' images from intercepted Internet communications to help build…

8 years ago

Tech Titans Withdraw Support For NSA Reform Bill

Tech giants object to a US government reform bill of the NSA, saying the measures do not go far enough

8 years ago

China Urges US To Drop Cyber Espionage Charges

Five charged for cyber espionage in China, leading to outrage and claims the US is the one doing the hacking

8 years ago

Encrypted Web Traffic Spiked Since Snowden Leaks

Surveillance revelations appear to lead to big jump in SSL web encryption across the world

8 years ago

Glenn Greenwald: NSA Intercepted And Backdoored Servers

Journalist's book to reveal more details of NSA's efforts to spy on the Internet

8 years ago

Emails Reveal Google’s Close Working Relationship With NSA

NSA coordinated meetings with Google and other tech titans on mobile security

8 years ago

Anonymous Linux Distribution TAILS Reaches Release Version 1.0

The OS that helped Edward Snowden communicate with journalists is ready for prime time

8 years ago

Brazil ‘Internet Constitution’ Guarantees Privacy And Net Neutrality

Brazil passes legislation designed to protect web users ahead of global confernence on the future of Internet governance in the…

8 years ago

Lavabit Loses Contempt Of Court Appeal

Failure to hand over encryption keys could land Lavabit founder Levison with hefty fines

8 years ago

Snowden: NSA Targeted Human Rights Groups

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch concerned about Snowden claims

8 years ago

Ex-GCHQ Head And David Blunkett Call For Spying Transparency

Former Home secretary David Blunkett and ex-director of GCHQ Sir David Omand both say the intelligence agency should be more…

8 years ago

Yahoo Launches Post-Snowden Security Boost

Yahoo's new CISO promises more after encryption drive

8 years ago

Government Requests For Google User Data Up 120 Percent In Four Years

Googles latest Transparency Report reveals a steep rise in government requests for data

8 years ago

Huawei Upset At NSA Hacking Reports

Huawei is outraged: it seems that the NSA was spying on it, while the US government accused it of spying…

8 years ago

NSA ‘Can Collect All Phone Calls In One Nation’

NSA data collection even more vast than previously thought

8 years ago

IBM Denies Any Links To NSA Spying Program

IBM looks to reassure its clients and customers that it has not passed on their data to external sources

8 years ago

NSA Hits Out At ‘False’ Mass Hacking Allegations

The NSA vehemently denies mass hacking reports, as an exasperated Mark Zuckerberg contacts President Obama

8 years ago

Tim Berners-Lee: I Knew The Web Would Be Big

However, the inventor of the World Wide Web never thought his creation would facilitate the exchange of so many cat…

8 years ago

NSA Automates Cyber Crime Techniques For Mass Hacking

Snowden leaks show NSA wanted to ramp up its hacking efforts with automation

8 years ago

Edward Snowden Welcomes Debate On Surveillance, Warns The Fight Is Not Over

We need to encrypt everything, the whistleblower tells South by Southwest festival, over a live link from Moscow

8 years ago

Snowden Leaks Pit Technology Against Democracy, Says EU: CeBIT 2014

EU Commissioner Neelie Kroes says it is crucial that European data protection legislation is pushed through in 2014

8 years ago

Nick Clegg Launches A Review Of GCHQ Accountability

Deputy Prime Minister says a universally despised intelligence agency cannot protect the country

8 years ago

Snowden Leak: NSA And GCHQ Targeted WikiLeaks And Pirate Bay

WikiLeaks website visitors have their IP addresses scooped up by British snoops, fresh leaks show

8 years ago

Snowden Used Basic Web Scraping Tools In NSA Breach

Use of basic web crawlers leads to concern over the quality of the intelligence agency's security

9 years ago

Snowden Leak: GCHQ Targeted Anonymous With DoS Attacks

GCHQ attacked Anonymous with DoS attacks, knocking IRC chat rooms offline, whilst scaring members away by sending warning messages

9 years ago

Internet Giants Reveal Secret Government Data Requests

Tens of thousands of requests were made by the FISA court in the first half of 2013

9 years ago

US Navy Cybersecurity Chief Michael Rogers To Be New Head Of NSA

Vice-Admiral Michael Rogers nominated by President Obama to take NSA role

9 years ago