News tagged with nsa

US to create independent military cyber command

After months of delay, the Trump administration is finalizing plans to revamp the nation's military command for defensive and offensive cyber operations in hopes of intensifying America's ability to wage cyberwar against ...

dateJul 17, 2017 in Security
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Who's to blame for ransomware outbreak?

Questions are swirling over who is responsible for the security flaws exploited by hackers in the world's biggest ransomware attack to date, which crippled thousands of businesses and public organizations around the world. ...

dateMay 15, 2017 in Security
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US NSA spy agency halts controversial email sweep

The National Security Agency announced Friday it would end its controversial practice of sweeping up any email or text message an American exchanges with someone overseas that makes reference to a real target of NSA surveillance.

dateApr 29, 2017 in Security
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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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US ends bulk collection of phone data

The US government has halted its controversial program to collect vast troves of information from Americans' phone calls, a move prompted by the revelations of former intelligence analyst Edward Snowden.

dateNov 30, 2015 in Security
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