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Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden
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  • Gemalto probes alleged data breach by U.K., U.S. spy agencies

    BERLIN Gemalto NV, the largest maker of mobile-phone cards, said it's investigating a report that U.S. and U.K. spies allegedly hacked into its computer network to steal the keys used to encrypt conversations, messages and data traffic. The U.K.'s...
  • Obama calls on Silicon Valley to help thwart cyber attacks

    Cyberspace is the new "Wild West," President Barack Obama said Friday, with everyone looking to the government to be the sheriff. But he told the private sector it must do more to stop cyber attacks aimed at the U.S. every day. "Everybody is online,...
  • Senators call for investigation into Verizon phone 'supercookies' that tracked customers

    Democratic senators on Friday called on federal regulators to investigate Verizon Wireless, the country's biggest mobile provider, for secretly inserting unique tracking codes into the Web traffic of its some 100 million customers. Data privacy experts...
  • Tribunal says UK spies acted illegally in harvesting NSA-gathered communications data

    U.K. spies acted illegally when they scooped up data about Britons' electronic communications gathered by the U.S. National Security Agency, a court ruled Friday in a landmark judgment against Britain's security services. But the judges said now that...
  • Spy agencies add restrictions to use of email and cellphone data

    Spy agencies add restrictions to use of email and cellphone data
    More than a year after President Obama promised to reform U.S. digital spying operations, the White House announced minor changes to how intelligence and law enforcement agencies may use electronic communications of foreigners collected by the National...
  • After the Oscars, Edward Snowden the sequel?

    After the Oscars, Edward Snowden the sequel?
    Was Edward Snowden watching TV in Moscow at about 4:30 on Thursday afternoon there, when the Oscars folks announced that “Citizenfour,” the film about him and journalist Glenn Greenwald, was a nominee for best feature documentary? If the...
  • Marylanders' data exposed in scores of hacks

    Marylanders' data exposed in scores of hacks
    It was a typical winter morning on the Twitter feed of Eastern Shore television station WBOC: a stream of messages about snowfall and a reminder to download the station's weather app for the latest updates. Then the Cyber Caliphate arrived. Just after...
  • Edward Snowden is more narcissist than patriot

    Edward Snowden is more narcissist than patriot
    Watching Edward Snowden is interesting for me. In the 1990s, freshly graduated from a top liberal arts college, I found myself in a job with a Top Secret security clearance. I would have loved to brag to my former classmates — and the rest of...
  • Rachel Marsden: Reforming the intelligence machine in an era of asymmetric warfare

    PARIS -- There's no doubt that we are now well into a time when wars are won and lost on intelligence efforts. In an era of budgetary constraints, low appetite for overt foreign intervention, and highly asymmetric insurgency -- the likes of which we're...
  • Researchers discover security flaws that could let anyone hear your cell calls

    Researchers discover security flaws that could let anyone hear your cell calls
    German researchers have discovered security flaws that could let hackers, spies and criminals listen to private phone calls and intercept text messages on a potentially massive scale - even when cellular networks are using the most advanced encryption now...
  • Sony hacks show limits of Web privacy

    Sony hacks show limits of Web privacy
    Sony Pictures Entertainment wants news outlets to stop publishing stories based on material stolen by hackers, who recently ransacked the company's computer network to devastating effect. From one perspective, that might be the right thing to do. Though...