News tagged with spy agencies

Italian surveillance company hacked, documents stolen

An Italian surveillance firm known for selling malicious software used by police bodies and spy agencies has succumbed to a cyberattack, the firm's spokesman said Monday, confirming an embarrassing breach which sent documents ...

dateJul 06, 2015 in Security
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Spy agency tracked Canadians at an airport (Update)

A secret document leaked by U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden shows Canada's electronic spy agency used information gleaned from a free internet service at a Canadian airport to track the wireless devices of thousands of ...

dateJan 31, 2014 in Security
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Report: NSA collecting millions of contact listss

The National Security Agency has been sifting through millions of contact lists from personal email and instant messaging accounts around the world—including those of Americans—in its effort to find possible links to ...

dateOct 15, 2013 in Internet
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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 data safe ...

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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