News tagged with phone records

GOP hopefuls overstating on NSA phone records

In the wake of the California shootings, Republican presidential candidates Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Chris Christie and Lindsey Graham are complaining that U.S. intelligence agencies have lost their authority to collect phone ...

dateDec 08, 2015 in Security
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UK spies can hack smartphones: Snowden

British spies can hack into phones remotely with a simple text message and make audio recordings or take photos without owners knowing, former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden said on Monday.

dateOct 05, 2015 in Security
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NSA phone collection bill clears Senate hurdle

Two days after letting a disputed post-9/11 surveillance program go dark, the Senate sped toward passage Tuesday of legislation to revive but also reshape it. GOP leaders mounted a last-ditch effort to soften some of the ...

dateJun 02, 2015 in Security
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