News tagged with spy agencies

Report: NSA cracked most online encryption

The National Security Agency, working with the British government, has secretly been unraveling encryption technology that billions of Internet users rely upon to keep their electronic messages and confidential ...

dateSep 05, 2013 in Internet
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'Area 51' exists, but no UFOs: CIA paper

A newly declassified CIA document confirms the existence of famed Area 51 in Nevada, but conspiracy theorists will be disappointed the spy agency offers no proof of alien spaceship landings in the desert.

dateAug 17, 2013 in Other
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Experts suspect Iran involvement in Dutch hacking

(AP) -- Hackers who broke into a Dutch web security firm have issued hundreds of bogus security certificates for spy agency websites including the CIA as well as for Internet giants like Google, Microsoft and Twitter, the ...

dateSep 05, 2011 in Internet
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Hackers claim hit on CIA website (Update 2)

A hacker group was brazenly ramping up its antics as waves of cyberattacks targeting even the US spy agency expose how poorly defended many networks are against Internet marauders.

dateJun 16, 2011 in Internet
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US, Iran dig in for long cyber war

The United States and Iran are locked in a long-running cyber war that appears to be escalating amid a stalemate over Tehran's disputed nuclear program.

dateJun 02, 2012 in Internet
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Thousands in German anti-NSA protest

Thousands took to the streets in Berlin Saturday in protests against Internet surveillance activities by the US National Security Agency and other intelligence agencies, and the German government's perceived ...

dateSep 08, 2013 in Internet
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Hackers steal SKorean-US military secrets

(AP) -- South Korea's military said Friday it was investigating a hacking attack that netted secret defense plans with the United States and may have been carried out by North Korea.

dateDec 18, 2009 in Internet
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