Hackers with apparent ties to Russia have conducted a series of cyber attacks on US media outlets including the New York Times, CNN reported Tuesday.
The leak of what purports to be a National Security Agency hacking tool kit has set the information security world atwitter—and sent major companies rushing to update their defenses.
The US National Security Agency, which gained international notoriety in 2013 after Edward Snowden revealed its data snooping techniques, has itself become the target of an apparent data breach.
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden and transparency website WikiLeaks are clashing over how best to handle the publication of sensitive data, a spat played out over Twitter.
New Russian technologies, including phonecall interception and a facial recognition app, have stirred a fierce debate about privacy and data monitoring.
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Landing rocket boosters on an open-ocean platform has been a massive engineering hurdle for SpaceX.
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The full cache of secret documents from former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden is being opened to journalists and organizations willing to work with the news organization holding the archive.
Investigators can now probe Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites as a part of background checks for security clearances—something that lawmakers said Friday was a classic case of the government playing catch-up ...