French intelligence agents spy on Orange customer data
The French intelligence agency in charge of military and electronic spying is massively collecting data and monitoring networks of telecoms giant Orange, Le Monde newspaper reported in its Friday edition.
Google's Page says US online spying threatens democracy
Google co-founder Larry Page on Wednesday condemned US government snooping on the Internet as a threat to democracy.
Cameron: UK public has shrugged off NSA leaks
Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday he believes the British public has largely shrugged off the espionage disclosures of former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, telling lawmakers that people seem ...
NSA phone data control may come to end
A senior administration official says President Barack Obama will call for stripping the National Security Agency's ability to store phone data from millions of Americans.
Ex-CIA boss: Telecoms should store metadata, not NSA
Telephone "metadata" controversially scooped up by a US intelligence agency should not be destroyed but stored by private telecom giants, a former CIA chief said Tuesday days before President Barack Obama ...
Obama nearing a decision on intelligence review
President Barack Obama is hosting a series of meetings this week with lawmakers, privacy advocates and intelligence officials as he nears a final decision on changes to the government's controversial surveillance programs.
Obama to meet with lawmakers, intel leaders on NSA
President Barack Obama is inviting lawmakers and intelligence officials to the White House to discuss National Security Agency programs as Obama prepares to unveil what changes he's prepared to make to the programs.
Academics petition for end to 'blanket surveillance'
More than 250 academics from around the world signed an online petition this week calling for an end to "blanket mass surveillance" by intelligence agencies.
Report says NSA intercepts computer deliveries (Update)
A German magazine lifted the lid on the operations of the National Security Agency's hacking unit Sunday, reporting that American spies intercept computer deliveries, exploit hardware vulnerabilities, and even hijack Microsoft's ...
NSA: No better way to protect US than surveillance
The NSA chief said Wednesday he knows of no better way his agency can help protect the U.S. from foreign threats than with spy programs that collect billions of phone and Internet records from around the ...
Chinese firm paid US gov't intelligence adviser
A longtime adviser to the U.S. Director of National Intelligence has resigned after the government learned he has worked since 2010 as a paid consultant for Huawei Technologies Ltd., the Chinese technology ...
NSA violations compared to Obamacare website ills
The U.S. intelligence community's top lawyer on Tuesday defended the surveillance violations by staff of the National Security Agency by comparing programs that collect mass amounts of information on Americans ...
N.Korea developing electromagnetic pulse weapons: S.Korea
South Korea's spy agency said Monday that North Korea was using Russian technology to develop electromagnetic pulse weapons aimed at paralysing military electronic equipment south of the border.
Big US tech firms calls for reform on snooping
Six of the biggest US technology firms are urging Congress to rein in the National Security Agency by requiring more transparency about surveillance and improved privacy protections.