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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

NSA locates cell phones even when they are turned off

Never mind the non-stop collection of metadata and other sneaky surveillance tools being implemented by the NSA: a new report has revealed that the...