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US bolstering cyber defense with new corps: NSA chief

US bolstering cyber defense with new corps: NSA chief

The US military is building a new cyber defense corps that can be used to protect the nation and possibly for offensive purposes, the commander of the unit said Tuesday. National Security Agency director Michael Rogers, who also heads the […]


NSA scoops up images for facial recognition programs: report

NSA scoops up images for facial recognition programs: report

The US National Security Agency is scooping up large quantities of images of people for use in facial recognition programs, the New York Times reported Sunday, citing top secret documents. The Times said documents, which were obtained from fugitive former […]


China’s decision to replace IBM servers with domestic equivalents may boost national security

China’s decision to replace IBM servers with domestic equivalents may boost national security

The use of home-made servers in Beijing’s national banks may prevent inclusion of hidden backdoors that facilitate intelligence gathering by the US National Security Agency, according to expert in the US-China relations, RIA Novosti reports. Chinese government institutions, including the […]


NSA row sparks rush for encrypted email

NSA row sparks rush for encrypted email

A new push to encrypt email, keeping messages free from government snooping, is gaining momentum. One new email service promising “end-to-end” encryption launched on Friday, and others are being developed while major services such as Google Gmail and Yahoo Mail […]


NSA has ‘industrial scale’ malware for spying: report

NSA has ‘industrial scale’ malware for spying: report

The National Security Agency has developed malware that allows it to collect data automatically from millions of computers worldwide, a report based on leaked documents showed Wednesday. The report co-authored by former Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald for the online news […]


NSA taps offline computers with secret bug: report

NSA taps offline computers with secret bug: report

The US National Security Agency has developed a secret technology to spy on computers via radio signals, gathering information even when the devices are offline, a report said Wednesday. The New York Times reported that the NSA has implanted software […]


France-UAE satellite deal shaky after US spy tech discovered onboard

France-UAE satellite deal shaky after US spy tech discovered onboard

The sale of two intelligence satellites to the UAE by France for nearly a billion dollars could go south after they were found to contain American technology designed to intercept data transmitted to the ground station. The equipment, costing 3.4 […]


US taps links to Google, Yahoo data centers: report

US taps links to Google, Yahoo data centers: report

The US National Security Agency has tapped into key communications links from Yahoo and Google data centers around the world, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. The Post, citing documents obtained from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden and interviews with officials, […]


US data collection opens doors to abuse: report

US data collection opens doors to abuse: report

US law enforcement and intelligence agencies are collecting massive amounts of data on Americans and storing it for too long, creating a potential for abuse, a research report said Tuesday. The report by Brennan Center for Justice at New York […]


 
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