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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 reported on Thursday. GCHQ files leaked by former …Yahoo webcam images intercepted and storedIrish TimesGCHQ secretly captured images of innocent webcam usersTelegraph.co.ukUK, US spies ‘stored […]

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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 for any wrongdoing, The Guardian reports, quoting from secret …UK spies ‘intercepted webcam images of Yahoo users’BBC NewsReport: UK spies captured millions of Yahoo users’ […]

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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 nature and technological prowess of modern …Edward Snowden is nominated for the Nobel Peace PrizeDaily MailEdward Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace PrizeMarketWatchEdward Snowden has been […]

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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 shows location, website visited and contacts are among the data targeted …NSA spying through Angry Birds, Google Maps, leaked documents reportedly …Fox News‘Angry Birds,’ other […]

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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 spy’ push is absurd,” Snowden told the New Yorker in …Snowden denies receiving assistance from Russian intelligence with NSA leaksWashington PostEdward Snowden denies suggestions he […]

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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 Russia. “I believe there’s a reason he ended up in the hands, the …Edward Snowden ‘may have been working with Russians’ claims US intelligence …Telegraph.co.ukCongressional […]

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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 carriers collect about where, when …Reaction to Obama’s NSA speech ranges from lukewarm to skepticalChristian Science MonitorObama’s restrictions on NSA surveillance rely on narrow definition […]

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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 Edward J. Snowden. WASHINGTON — President Obama, acknowledging that …Obama acknowledges real-world limits on changing US intelligence practicesWashington PostObama Explains How NSA Should WorkNBCNews.com5 Takeaways […]

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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 Agency’s ability to store phone data collected from millions of …Obama Says NSA’s Mass Collection of US Phone Data Will EndWall Street JournalObama calls for […]

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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 credit card transactions, Britain’s Guardian newspaper …NSA collects millions of text messages a day in ‘Dishfire’ programSydney Morning HeraldHundreds of millions of texts snooped daily […]

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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 to develop a computer that could ultimately break most encryption programs, …NSA working to build computer to crack encryptionUSA TODAYNSA working on quantum computerCNETReport: NSA […]

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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 to build “a cryptographically useful quantum computer” is …NSA working to build computer to crack encryptionUSA TODAYNSA seeks to build quantum computer that could crack […]

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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 published documents reveal the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) is engaging in behavior that many Constitutional experts condemn as criminal. I. No One is … […]

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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 Spiegel, a German magazine that published some of the …NSA worked on iPhone spyware to remotely monitor users, leaked documents …Apple InsiderNSA’s top secret hacking […]

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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 Pauley wrote in his opinion issued Friday that the program …Judge Upholds NSA’s Bulk Collection of Data on CallsNew York TimesNSA Phone Surveillance Is Legal, […]

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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 — Fact Cards Here’s the basics on the first ruling, in a case brought by …NSA collection of US phone records ‘lawful’, judge rulesTelegraph.co.ukJudge Upholds […]

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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 country’s top former leaders. It was the first time that Israeli officials …Israel slams reports of US spying on prime ministerCNNPollard’s release date has been […]

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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 any revelations published by Snowden must have come …Vladimir Putin annual press conference: liveTelegraph.co.ukPutin: US Leaker Snowden is “Noble”Voice of AmericaPutin Says NSA Surveillance Necessary […]

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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 controversial bulk collection of telephone records involving …Google Cookies Help NSA Identify Targets for Hacking and SpyingWiredNSA: No better way to protect US than surveillanceU.S. […]

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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 joined games such as World of Warcraft and Second Life to find …Spy agencies have targeted Xbox Live and World of Warcraft, report claimsComputerandvideogames.comGovernment infiltrates […]

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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 smarter, Larry Page or Mark Zuckerberg, the real news here was what Mayer said about the NSA. This five minute video clip starts with Mayer […]

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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 forward from obscurity to announce himself as the person who leaked the documents related to an National Security Agency surveillance program called PRISM, he told […]

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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 as if he expects to be hunted, jailed, and punished, perhaps inviting the development of what has occurred: a ground swell of support for his […]