NSA spied on 122 World Leaders

Sunday 30 March 2014 Secret documents newly disclosed by the German newspaper Der Spiegel on Saturday shed more light on how aggressively the National Security Agency and its British counterpart have targeted Germany for surveillance. A series of classified files from the archive provided to reporters by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, also seen by The…

NSA seizes full control of targeted iPhones via DROPOUTJEEP malware

Dec 30, 2013                    Will Conley                                                      The NSA developed in 2008 a software program for iPhones that can selectively and stealthily deliver data from iPhones to the NSA. The program is called DROPOUTJEEP. News of the malware is the latest to come out of the ongoing Snowden document media bonanza.   DROPOUTJEEP can read…

Police Devise App to Curb Far-Right Music ( Germany )

German police have developed a Shazam-like smartphone app that allows them to identify far-right rock songs by playing just a brief sample. It could make it harder for neo-Nazis to lure under-18s with music, which is seen as a “gateway drug” into the scene. German authorities are considering using software akin to a smartphone app that would help…

Germany warns US facilities could be targeted in wake of NSA leaks

Published time: November 12, 2013 22:13                                                                              The entrance to the US Airbase is pictured in Ramstein, southern German (AFP Photo / Daniel Roland) Officials in Germany have cautioned authorities to prepare for possible attacks against United States facilities overseas as revelations continue to emerge about America’s secretive National Security Agency. As leaked classified documents continue…

Mass spy programmes threaten freedom of expression: Snowden

03   Nov   2013 Berlin (AFP) US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden says mass secret service surveillance poses a threat to freedom of expression and open society, in a text published in a German news magazine Sunday. Snowden, who faces criminal charges in the US for leaking top-secret documents about the US National Security Agency’s (NSA) activities,…

“National Security Agency chief Keith Alexander had briefed Obama on the operation against Merkel in 2010.”

Obama aware of Merkel spying since 2010: German report 27   Oct   2013 Berlin (AFP) US President Barack Obama was personally informed of mobile phone tapping against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, which may have begun as early as 2002, German media reported Sunday. Bild am Sonntag newspaper quoted US intelligence sources as saying that National Security Agency…

Berlin Complains Chancellor Merkel’s Mobile Phone may of been tapped by US intelligence agencies for years

Did US Tap Chancellor Merkel’s Mobile Phone? By Jacob Appelbaum, Holger Stark, Marcel Rosenbach and Jörg Schindler Berlin is taking seriously indications that Chancellor Angela Merkel’s mobile phone might have been tapped by US intelligence, according to SPIEGEL information. Merkel spoke with President Barack Obama on Wednesday about her concerns. German Chancellor Angela Merkel phoned United States President…

Europe Has 880,000 Slave Laborers

A report by the European Parliament says there are 3,600 international criminal organizations in the European Union and that some 880,000 slave laborers live in the 27-nation bloc, including 270,000 victims of sexual exploitation. A European Parliament report seen by SPIEGEL estimates that 3,600 international organized crime organizations operate within the EU. The damage done…

US spy agency broke encryption on UN communications – report

© Collage: Voice of Russia The US National Security Agency broke the encryption securing the United Nations’ internal video conferencing at its New York headquarters, German news weekly Der Spiegel reported Sunday, citing secret NSA documents. 0The move provided the agency with “a dramatic improvement of data from video teleconferences and the ability to decrypt…

Jimmy Carter: ‘America no longer has a functioning democracy’

Posted By Katie McHugh On 8:56 PM  07/17/2013 In Politics Former president Jimmy Carter condemned the effect U.S. intelligence programs had on U.S. moral authority in the wake of NSA revelations brought to light by leaker Edward Snowden, Der Spiegel reports. “America has no functioning democracy,” Carter said  at a meeting of The Atlantic Bridge…