Tag: NSA

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 […]

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 National Security Agency Gen. Keith Alexander.(AFP Photo / […]

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 […]

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 to embed encryption software it could use to […]

Spy agencies infiltrate gaming world

Xbox Live among game services targeted by US and UK spy agencies NSA and GCHQ collect gamers’ chats and deploy real-life agents into World of Warcraft and Second Life Read the NSA document: Exploiting Terrorist Use of Games & Virtual Environments James Ball The Guardian,  Monday 9 December 2013 […]

NSA Claims Call Spying Reports Are False

1 November 2013 Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2013 08:13:57 +0100     Subject: update     From: <xxxxx[at]gmail.com>     To: Cryptome <cryptome[at]earthlink.net> In a letter to Dutch Parliament of October 31st [0], the Dutch Minister of  the Interior and Kingdom Relations (Ronald Plasterk) disclosed the text of  an unclassified letter he […]

Top secret document reveals NSA spies on porn habits of suspected terrorists in bid to discredit them

Document  was revealed by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden It shows  agency spied on suspected radicalizers to  harm their reputations Civil liberties  campaigners have voiced concerns about the revelations One says:  ‘NSA surveillance activities are  anything but narrowly focused’ By  Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 04:50 EST, 27  November 2013 […]

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 US National Security Agency described how it would […]

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 agency has been using spoof version of LinkedIn […]

NSA chief Keith Alexander blames diplomats for surveillance requests

EEV: And what former General was having a relationship with a Romanian Diplomat?   https://engineeringevil.com/2013/08/03/you-were-my-greatest-love-of-my-life-deeply-personal-emails-sent-between-colin-powell-and-a-blonde-romanian-diplomat-revealed-by-hacker-but-he-denies-having-an-affair/   Barbed exchange with former ambassador over spying on foreign leaders likely to deepen rift with Obama administration Paul Lewis in Baltimore theguardian.com,              Thursday 31 October 2013 22.16 EDT Keith Alexander: pointed exchange. Photograph: […]

Did the NSA even spy on the POPE? U.S. spies accused of intercepting phone calls during conclave as he was elected head of Catholic church

US security services ‘targeted Francis in  run up to and during conclave’ Claims NSA intercepted phone calls made  to and from priests’ residence Other leading bishops and cardinals ‘also  being monitored by US spies’ By  Hannah Roberts PUBLISHED: 14:58 EST, 30  October 2013 |  UPDATED: 17:42 EST, 30 […]

Obama ‘gave the go-ahead for Merkel phone tapping’ as he wanted to ‘know everything’ about world’s most powerful woman, German newspaper claims

Bild  newspaper in Germany called US denials of eavesdropping ‘diplomatic lies’ as new  documents emerge They quote  a secret source which claims Obama not only sanctioned the operation against Mrs  Merkel but extended it By  Allan Hall In Berlin PUBLISHED: 20:11 EST, 27  October 2013 |  UPDATED: 20:11 […]

Senator Dianne Feinstein claims eavesdropping on phone callls is not surveillance, nor is it protected under the Fourth Amendment, which prohibits unreasonable searches.

‘No phone call, no Internet transaction, isn’t recorded by the  NSA’: Edward  Snowden fires back at U.S. government surveillance denials Senator  Dianne Feinstein claimed that the NSA’s phone-tracking is  benign Whistle-blower Snowden said in a statement that it is  pervasive in nature By  Ted Thornhill PUBLISHED: 08:49 EST, […]