National Security Agency
Some of the most popular websites are stepping up their encryption efforts to stop unauthorized snooping.
Google is rebuffing governments more frequently as authorities in the U.S. and other countries get more aggressive about mining the Internet for information about people’s online activities.
San Francisco and Peninsula Congresswoman Jackie Speier is pushing for greater oversight of the National Security Agency as well as whistleblower protections for NSA contractors like Edward Snowden.
The National Security Agency has secretly broken into the main communications links that connect Yahoo and Google data centers around the world, the Washington Post reported, citing documents obtained from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
12 years after the 9/11 attacks, Phil Matier reflects on how daily life in the Bay Area is still impacted, mostly through security measures.
A majority of Americans believe the U.S. government is doing a poor job of protecting privacy rights, according to a new poll…
Federal officials on Tuesday released previously classified documents showing misuse of a domestic spying program in 2009.
President Obama is restructuring national intelligence policies including restrictions in spying on Americans, but some companies have taken matters into their own hands.
Nineteen organizations ranging from a church to gun rights groups sued the National Security Agency in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday to challenge the mass collection of their telephone records.
Yahoo is the latest company to disclose how many requests for user data it has received from U.S. government agencies, putting the number between 12,000 and 13,000 in the six months that ended on May 31.