Justice Department is venue for Obama NSA speech
The White House says President Barack Obama will travel to the Justice Department to announce the results of his review of National Security Agency surveillance programs.
Proposed spy phone record shift draws resistance
Telephone companies are quietly balking at the idea of changing how they collect and store Americans' phone records to help the National Security Agency's surveillance programs. They are worried about their exposure to lawsuits ...
Experts withdraw from Internet security conference
At least eight researchers or policy experts have withdrawn from an Internet security conference after the sponsor reportedly used flawed encryption technology deliberately in commercial software to allow the National Security ...
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.
US spy court: NSA to keep collecting phone records
(AP)—A secretive U.S. spy court has ruled again that the National Security Agency can keep collecting every American's telephone records every day, in the midst of dueling decisions in two other federal courts about whether ...
NSA eyes encryption-breaking 'quantum' machine
The US National Security Agency is making strides toward building a "quantum computer" that could break nearly any kind of encryption, The Washington Post reported Thursday.
Apple denies 'backdoor' NSA access
Apple said Tuesday it had no "backdoor" in its products after a security researcher and a leaked document suggested the US National Security Agency had unfettered access to the iPhone.
Privacy advocate exposes NSA spy gear at gathering
A well-known privacy advocate has given the public an unusually explicit peek into the intelligence world's tool box, pulling back the curtain on the National Security Agency's arsenal of high-tech spy gear.
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 ...
Experiment shows connecting names with phone metadata is easy
Federal judge rules NSA phone surveillance legal (Update)
The heated debate over the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records fell squarely into the courts when a federal judge in Manhattan upheld the legality of the ...
Snowden 'an indoor cat' in Moscow, says he's 'won' (Update)
Keeping a mostly low-profile as a U.S. fugitive in Moscow, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has suddenly resurfaced in the media, saying he is confident his personal "mission is already ...
AT&T says it will publish reports on data requests (Update 2)
AT&T Inc. says it will publish reports on the number of requests for customer information that it receives from law enforcement agencies, the latest move in the telecommunications industry toward fuller disclosure amid debate ...
The UK government is working in a Snowden-free bubble
Anyone who took the time to read the UK government's latest update on its cybersecurity strategy could be forgiven for thinking that a man called Edward Snowden never existed. ...