Microsoft Says Updates Protect Windows Users From Alleged NSA MalwareMicrosoft said the company had already built defenses against nine of the 12 tools disclosed by TheShadowBrokers, a mysterious group that has repeatedly published NSA code.
Hackers Release NSA Tools That Could Compromise Millions Of PCsMalicious code published Friday appeared to exploit previously undiscovered weaknesses in older versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system.
Intel Report Finds Kremlin Liked Trump's Russia-Friendly StanceA declassified intelligence report saying Putin ordered a campaign to influence the US election in favor of Donald Trump prompts responses from elected officials.
'Shadow Brokers' Group Releasing More Top Secret NSA DataA group calling itself “Shadow Brokers” says it’s releasing another tranche of information from its trove of top secret hacking data stolen from the U.S.’s National Security Agency.
'Can You Hear Me Now?' Edward Snowden Joins Twitter, Follows NSAIn less than six hours of creating a Twitter account, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden amassed over 640,000 followers -- six times more than the NSA's account.
NSA 'Leaker' Snowden Warns Data Encryption May Keep Earth From Communicating With AliensIf earth and alien worlds are trying to communicate with one another, encryption might be getting in the way.
Surveillance Power From Patriot Act Lapses With No Deal In Senate
Signal App Boosts Text Message Encryption Between SmartphonesOpen Whisper Systems, an app developer, has updated Signal, with the latest version making sure that your text messages are encrypted and kept clear from prying eyes.
Millions Of Phones Potentially Susceptible To Snooping After British, NSA Allegedly Team Up To Hack Sim Card MakerRights organizations on Friday called for urgent steps to be taken to protect private calls and online communications after allegations that U.S. and British agencies hacked into the networks of a major SIM card maker.
NSA Eavesdropping On Countless Hard Drives With Spyware New Report RevealsThe National Security Agency has found a way to eavesdrop on countless computer hard drives by installing spyware deep within the drives made by major manufacturers, according to a new report.
Writers Express Surveillance Concerns On A Global Scale In New SurveyWriters around the globe are so concerned with government surveillance according to a new survey that they say they're now avoiding or have considered avoiding writing about controversial topics.
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