UK, US spies stored millions of Yahoo webcam images: Report – Times of India

Times of IndiaLONDON: Britain’s communications spy agency GCHQ and the US National Security Agency (NSA) intercepted and stored images from webcams used by millions of Yahoo users, the Guardian newspaper…

Social media reveals more than NSA – The Journal News | LoHud.com

Social media reveals more than NSAThe Journal News | LoHud.comBut is this practice so unusual in a society where each day people willingly reveal intimate details of their lives on…

Report: UK spy agency collected Yahoo webcam images – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBritain’s surveillance agency GCHQ, aided by the National Security Agency, have intercepted and stored the webcam images from millions of Yahoo chats by users who were not being targeted…

Report: Document shows surveillance of law firm – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency was involved in the surveillance of an American law firm while it represented a foreign government in trade disputes with the United…

Norwegian lawmakers nominate Edward Snowden for Nobel Peace Prize – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Two Norwegian lawmakers have jointly nominated National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden for the Nobel Peace Prize, they said Wednesday on their party website. Snowden has “revealed the…

US and British spies ‘get personal data from Angry Birds’ – BBC News

BBC NewsUS and British spy agencies routinely try to gain access to personal data from Angry Birds and other mobile applications, a report says. A National Security Agency (NSA) document…

Edward Snowden Denies Being a Russian Spy – TIME

TIMENational Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden denied allegations that he was acting as a Russian spy when he took classified intelligence documents and later fled the United States. “This ‘Russian…

NSA program defenders question Snowden’s motives – Washington Post

Washington PostThe chairman of the House Intelligence Committee on Sunday condemned former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden as a “thief” and said that he may have had help from…

Obama and NSA: So what is metadata anyway? – CNNMoney

CNNMoneyPresident Obama announced new limits on how much “metadata” the National Security Agency can collect about Americans’ telephone conversations. OK. But what’s the metadata he’s talking about? It’s information wireless…

Keeping Wide Net, Obama Sets Limits on Phone Spying – New York Times

New York TimesThe president announced the end of the telephone metadata program, the way it exists now, after the disclosure of the practice by the former National Security Agency contractor…

Obama orders NSA phone data limits, tighter restrictions for spying on … – Fox News

Fox NewsTrying to strike a balance between the government’s surveillance policies and the public’s civil liberties, President Obama announced a series of steps Friday that would end the National Security…

NSA collects millions of text messages globally: Guardian – Reuters

ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. National Security Agency has been gathering nearly 200 million text messages a day from around the world, gathering data on people’s travel plans, contacts and…

Report: NSA ‘collected 200m texts per day’ – BBC News

BBC NewsThe US National Security Agency (NSA) has collected and stored almost 200 million text messages a day from around the world, UK media report. The NSA extracts and stores…

US spy agency developing computer to crack privacy codes: report – NDTV

NDTVThe computer, which would be able to perform several calculations at once instead of in a single stream, could take years to develop. The U.S. National Security Agency is trying…

Report: NSA looking to crack all encryption with quantum computer – PCWorld

PCWorldThe U.S. National Security Agency is attempting to build a new breed of supercomputer that theoretically could make short work of cracking most keys used for encrypted communications. The project…

NSA spying could wreak havoc on the national economy, cost the IT space $35 … – DailyTech

NSA spying could wreak havoc on the national economy, cost the IT space $35 …DailyTechThe stuff of dystopian science fiction has become the reality that Americans are living in. Newly…

NSA team spies, hacks to gather intelligence on targets, report says – CNN

CNN(CNN) — A top-secret National Security Agency team uses spyware and hacking to gather intelligence on targets, according to a new report based on internal agency documents. According to Der…

New York federal judge rules NSA phone surveillance is legal – NBCNews.com (blog)

NBCNews.com (blog)A federal judge in New York has ruled that the National Security Agency’s massive collection of American citizens’ telephone records is both legal and useful. U.S. District Judge William…

Pair of opposing federal court decisions push issue towards the Supreme Court … – DailyTech

DailyTechA pair of decision in neighboring U.S. District federal courts has left the answer of U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) “spying” on Americans anything but clearly answered. I. The Rulings…

Israeli ministers demand US stop spying following revelations that NSA … – Fox News

Fox NewsJERUSALEM – Senior Israeli officials on Sunday demanded an end to U.S. spying on Israel, following revelations that the National Security Agency intercepted emails from the offices of the…

Israel Demands End to US Spying – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaJERUSALEM — Israel has reacted angrily to reports the country was a target of espionage by the United States. Senior officials in Jerusalem are demanding an end to…

NSA paid $10 million to gain backdoor access to widely used RSA software – NDTV

NDTVAs a key part of a campaign to embed encryption software that it could crack into widely used computer products, the U.S. National Security Agency arranged a secret $10 million…

Putin ‘envies’ Obama: ‘He can get away with it’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says Moscow isn’t controlling National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, who has asylum in Russia. Putin said at a news conference Thursday that…

NSA director defends surveillance programs as necessary – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — National Security Agency Director Keith Alexander said Wednesday that “there isn’t a better way” to help defend the country from potential terror threats than the ongoing and…

Report: Spy agencies targeting online gaming worlds – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSpy organizations including the National Security Agency have reportedly set their sights on a new target: online video games. According to a report from The Guardian, agents have covertly…

Tech giants band together in anti-snooping coalition – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN MATEO, Calif. — Torched by disclosures the National Security Agency tapped into its data and spied on people and businesses, some of tech’s biggest names have banded together…

Marissa Mayer With Michael Arrington: On NSA She Says Not Following Dictates Is Treason

Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s CEO, returned to TechCrunch Disrupt last week for an interview with TechCrunch Founder Michael Arrington that lasted for about 20 minutes. Aside from the questions about who’s…

Edward Snowden: NSA Has 61,000 Hacking Operations, Including China

Edward Snowden, the NSA Whisleblower, continues to talk to the press while hiding out in Hong Kong, and makes waves by disclosing information that should come as no surprise to…

Lindsey Mills, Edward Snowden Learn People Are Voyeurs

Lindsey Mills and her boyfriend, former NSA operative Edward Snowden, are celebrities, but that’s something Mr. Snowden says he did not want. When Edward Snowden, the so-called NSA whisleblower, stepped…

Edward Snowden NSA Whistleblower No Hero, But Should Be Pardoned

Edward Snowden, the NSA Whistleblower who leaked details of a National Security Agency program called “PRISM,” is no hero, but should be pardoned. The reason is that Mr. Snowden talks…