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NSA planned hack of Google app store

The US National Security Agency developed plans to hack into data links to app stores operated by Google and Samsung to plant spyware on smartphones, a media report said Thursday.

dateMay 21, 2015 in Security
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Five things to know about the NSA court ruling

A federal appeals court has declared illegal the National Security Agency program that collects data on the landline calling records of nearly every American. The ruling Thursday, the first of its kind by an appeals court, ...

dateMay 08, 2015 in Security
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Growing backlash to government surveillance

From Silicon Valley to the South Pacific, counterattacks to revelations of widespread National Security Agency surveillance are taking shape, from a surge of new encrypted email programs to technology that ...

dateOct 13, 2013 in Internet
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Report: NSA can access most smartphone data

The U.S. National Security Agency is able to crack protective measures on iPhones, BlackBerry and Android devices, giving it access to users' data on all major smartphones, according to a report Sunday in ...

dateSep 08, 2013 in Internet
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