Guardian

Major computer security firm RSA took $10 mln from NSA to weaken encryption – report

   Published time: December 20, 2013 23:48                                                                                                                         RSA SecureID electronic keys (Reuters / Michael Caronna)                              The National Security Agency arranged a clandestine US$10 million contract with computer security power RSA that allowed the spy agency… Read More ›

GCHQ intercepted foreign politicians’ communications at G20 summits / phones were monitored and fake internet cafes set up to gather information from allies in London in 2009

Exclusive: phones were monitored and fake internet cafes set up to gather information from allies in London in 2009   Ewen MacAskill, Nick Davies, Nick Hopkins, Julian Borger and James Ball The Guardian,              Sunday 16 June 2013 15.46 EDT… Read More ›

Russians man Syrian air defences

Russian military presence in Syria poses challenge to US-led intervention Advisers deployed with surface-to-air systems bolster President Assad’s defences and complicate outcome of any future strikes Julian Borger The Guardian,              Sunday 23 December 2012 16.30 EST Syria crisis –… Read More ›

Santa’s pipe put out in new edition of children’s classic: ” edited out a few words and lines that reference Santa smoking and removed the cover illustration of his pipe”

Fresh version of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas sparks censorship ro) Santa smoking … a traditional image of Father Christmas. Photograph: Alamy/Beryl Peters Collection A new version of Clement C Moore’s classic festive poem A Vist from St Nicholas, better… Read More ›