National Security Agency

Not Socially Acceptable: NSA boss video ‘most hated’ on YouTube in 2013?

EEV: In all fairness to the NSA director, he is only an employee of the government. It is not appropriate he be the fall guy, unless he acted independently of his supervisors.  Published time: January 01, 2014 10:32                                                                             Director of the… Read More ›

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 ›

NSA’s goal to continually expand surveillance abilities “anyone, anytime, anywhere.”

Latest Snowden leak reveals NSA’s goal to continually expand surveillance abilities  Published time: November 23, 2013 04:05                                                                             The National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland (AFP Photo / Saul Loeb) In a mission statement last year the… Read More ›

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… Read More ›

GCHQ spoofed LinkedIn site to target global mobile traffic exchange and OPEC – report

Published time: November 11, 2013 00:23    Edited time: November 11, 2013 01:05                                                                             Satellite dishes are seen at GCHQ’s outpost at Bude, close to where trans-Atlantic fibre-optic cables come ashore in Cornwall, southwest England (Reuters/Kieran Doherty) The UK’s electronic spying… Read More ›

Britain ‘snooped’ on Icelandic officials’ emails to recover cash from broken banks

 Published time: November 10, 2013 12:06                                                                              AFP Photo / Nicholas Kamm   An Icelandic MP says Britain spied on Iceland while wrestling to rescue its citizens’ cash from collapsed Icelandic banks after the financial crisis. Birgitta Jónsdóttir claims she received… Read More ›