| Jan 16, 2015
| 1:29 PM
President Barack Obama argued Friday that a resurgent fear of terrorism across Europe and the United States should not lead countries to overreact and shed privacy protections, even as British Prime Minister David Cameron pressed for more government...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 9:45 AM
If you want to see an Oscar-nominated documentary, you can look to television.
The Oscars will be presented Feb. 22 on ABC.
At 9 p.m. Feb. 23, HBO will present "CitizenFour," the favorite to win the prize. Laura Poitras directed the film, which...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 4:22 PM
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...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 4:29 PM
Lawyers for a suburban youth accused of plotting to bomb a Chicago bar are asking the nation's highest court to grant them unprecedented access to top-secret government surveillance documents.
In a 36-page petition filed late last year with the U.S....
| Dec 29, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Ever since former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden's revelations last year that the NSA was collecting information on the phone calls and emails of millions of U.S. citizens without their knowledge or consent, lawmakers have been...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 3:13 PM
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...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:28 PM
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...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 8:46 AM
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...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 8:30 AM
No consensus exists between the U.S. government and cyber security experts as to whether North Korea is responsible for the online dumping of Sony Pictures Entertainment's confidential business data and emails. Even if it could be proven beyond any...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
PARIS -- The ongoing leaks of confidential business data from Sony Pictures Entertainment and the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee report on the use of enhanced interrogation techniques by the Central Intelligence Agency have something in common. Call...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:38 AM
"What's the point of even sleeping?"
Let it be noted that although 2014 was the year I achieved near-total omniscience over all media, I saw St. Vincent sing that line only three times in the past 12 months. I apologize for that. It was a regretful...