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  • Chinese hackers sought information to blackmail U.S. government workers, officials believe

    Chinese hackers sought information to blackmail U.S. government workers, officials believe
    The investigation into the cyberattack on computers at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management is proceeding on the theory that the hack was directed by the Chinese government and aimed at uncovering sensitive, personal information that could have been...
  • With Islamic State using instant messaging apps, FBI seeks access to data

    Islamic State militants and their followers have discovered an unnerving new communications and recruiting tool that has stymied U.S. counter-terrorism agencies: instant messaging apps on smartphones that encrypt the texts or destroy them almost...
  • Congress' passage of NSA bill will rein in surveillance, a first since Sept. 11

    Congress' passage of NSA bill will rein in surveillance, a first since Sept. 11
    Congress gave final approval Tuesday to the most sweeping rollback of government surveillance powers in the post-Sept. 11 era, clearing the way for a new program that bans the National Security Agency from collecting and storing Americans’ telephone...
  • NSA bulk collection of phone data stops; Senate fails to act before deadline

    NSA bulk collection of phone data stops; Senate fails to act before deadline
    After 14 years and hundreds of millions of records of Americans’ telephone calls, the National Security Agency stopped bulk collection of phone data Sunday, officials said, as legal authority for the once-secret program expired. The move came as...
  • After Senate vote, NSA prepares to shut down phone tracking program

    After Senate vote, NSA prepares to shut down phone tracking program
    Hours after the Senate balked at reauthorizing the bulk collection of U.S. telephone records, the National Security Agency began shutting down a controversial program Saturday that senior intelligence and law enforcement officials say is vital to track...
  • Fort Meade: New security gate to be built at Rockenbach Road

    A groundbreaking ceremony was held June 1 to begin construction of a new access control point at Rockenbach Road on Fort George G. Meade. The yearlong $10 million project will culminate in a modern, bullet-resistant gate house for security personnel and...
  • Analysis: NSA law now faces test: Will it really work?

    WASHINGTON A crucial moment in the debate this past month over the National Security Agency's access to Americans' phone records in terrorism investigations came on May 20, two days before Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tried to squelch House...
  • Scary breakdowns in US security

    Scary breakdowns in US security
    What a scary few weeks this has been. The flap over the NSA surveillance bill has been the big thing. But some of the lower-profile lapses might actually turn out to be scarier. The National Security Agency has the big job of keeping Americans safe from...
  • Privacy fight is far from over

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Sunday, June 7: The Senate's passage of the USA Freedom Act last week marks the first time since the Nixon administration that Congress chose to rein in a powerful intelligence agency...
  • Edward Snowden: Pardon or prosecute?

    To the editor: Although your editorial encourages Edward Snowden to return to the United States and stand trial, it argues that the American people have the National Security Agency leaker to thank for surveillance disclosure. True. So do terrorist...
  • Uncertainty after key spying law lapses

    Uncertainty after key spying law lapses
    The inability of the Senate to agree to extend a key provision of the Patriot Act means the National Security Agency may no longer collect data on millions of Americans' phone calls — the controversial program it has used for more than a decade in...