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Drone

Reports: U.S., Britain Spied on Israeli Drones in a 1998 Project

By Cheri Cheng - Jan 29, 2016 12:47 PM EST

The United States and Britain reportedly spied on Israeli drones nearly 20 years ago.

Antivirus

New Leaks Suggest NSA Successfully Targeted Anti-Virus Software

By Kamal Nayan - Jun 23, 2015 02:39 AM EDT

The National Security Agency successfully hacked into popular anti-virus software to track users and gain access to computer networks, according to new leaked documents.

DuckDuckGo

DuckDuckGo Handling Three Billion Searches a Year

By Kamal Nayan - Jun 16, 2015 11:39 AM EDT

DuckDuckGo, a privacy minded search engine, grew 600% since NSA surveillance news broke. The search engine is now handling three billion searches a year.

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak

Snowden a "Total Hero" for Sacrificing Life to Reveal NSA Programs, Apple Co-Founder

By R. Siva Kumar - May 28, 2015 08:23 PM EDT

Steve Wozniak marvels that Edward Snowden could have the courage to disclose the NSA's surveillance programs.

Edward Snowden

Snowden Docs: NSA Planned To Hack Into Individual Phones By Hijacking Android Play Store And Samsung App Store

By Kamal Nayan - May 22, 2015 03:14 AM EDT

National Security Agency had hatched a plan that would allow it to infect smartphones with malware by hijacking Google Play store and Samsung App Store, according to new documents released by whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Edward Snowden

Snowden: 'I have to work a lot harder in Russia than at NSA'

By R. Siva Kumar - May 19, 2015 09:53 AM EDT

In Russia, whistleblower Edward Snowden claims that he is getting paid a lot of money but the work is less.

German Intelligence Agency BND Stops Cooperation with NSA on Internet Spying Amid Accusations of Industrial Espionage

German Intelligence Agency BND Stops Cooperation with NSA on Internet Spying Amid Accusations of Industrial Espionage

By Dustin M Braden - May 07, 2015 07:03 PM EDT

As legal action pertaining to industrial espionage has begun in European courts, the German intelligence agency known as the BND has cut off its support for US spying activities.

NSA Surveillance Deemed Illegal

NSA Surveillance Deemed Illegal

By Dustin M Braden - May 07, 2015 06:33 PM EDT

In a victory for the American people, a federal court has ruled that the National Security Agency policy of collecting information on every single phone call and text message made in the United States is illegal.

Airbus to Sue over Industrial Espionage

Airbus to Sue over Industrial Espionage

By Dustin M Braden - Apr 30, 2015 07:37 PM EDT

The French aerospace firm Airbus has said it will seek to file a lawsuit against unknown persons in relation to allegations of industrial espionage by the National Security Agency that have surfaced in the German media.

Rand Paul is Running for President

Rand Paul is Running for President

By Dustin M Braden - Apr 07, 2015 01:45 PM EDT

Rand Paul, the Republican Senator from Kentucky, has officially announced that he will run for president of the United States in 2016.

NSA Surveillance Deemed Illegal

NSA Releases Reports on US Surveillance

By Dustin M Braden - Dec 26, 2014 11:45 AM EST

The National Security Agency has released its quarterly and annual reports on its surveillance practices revealing incidents of illegal misconduct that violated the constitutional rights of US citizens.

NSA, Admiral

NSA Capable Of Spying On 70 Percent Of World's Mobile Networks, Documents Leaked by Edward Snowden Reveal

By Kamal Nayan - Dec 07, 2014 10:55 AM EST

National Security Agency (NSA) is capable of eavesdropping on about 70 percent of world mobile phone networks, suggest documents leaked by Edward Snowden.

New Zealand could be next in surveillance leaks journalist says

New Zealand could be next in surveillance leaks journalist says

By Dustin M Braden - Sep 15, 2014 04:26 PM EDT

With elections just days away, former The Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald has accused the prime minister of New Zealand of approving the mass surveillance of citizens.

Yahoo says company was threatened by the U.S. government over access to user data

Yahoo says company was threatened by the U.S. government over access to user data

By Dustin M Braden - Sep 12, 2014 09:56 AM EDT

On Thursday, Yahoo released courts documents revealing that the U.S. government threatened the company with a harsh financial punishment if its requests for user data were rejected.

Edward Snowden granted permission to live in Russia for three more years

Edward Snowden granted permission to live in Russia for three more years

By Dustin M Braden - Aug 07, 2014 11:32 AM EDT

The Russian government has granted National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden permission to stay in Russia for three more years.

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