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100GB of secret NSA data found on unsecured AWS S3 bucket

The data related to a failed NSA cloud collaboration project
29 Nov 2017
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Kaspersky claims pirated software behind NSA exploit leak

The company has released the early results of its investigation into the 2014 incident
26 Oct 2017
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Canada's spy agency releases anti-malware tool to the public

The CSE says its scalability makes it an ideal fit for enterprise applications
20 Oct 2017
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US security secrets stolen in Russian NSA hack: reports

Hacking tools allegedly snatched when worker loaded them onto home computer
6 Oct 2017
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Don't be surprised the NSA can hack your computer

We’ve reached a situation where OSes are so complex, they're impossible to secure
27 Aug 2017
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Shadow Broker exploit dumps five million cyber attacks

Kaspersky: Hacking tool leaks fuel cyber criminal activity
16 Aug 2017
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The NSA is sharing projects on GitHub

Some of the projects are outdated, but could prove useful to some open source developers
21 Jun 2017
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Shadow Brokers: NSA 'hacking tools' were already patched

NSA allegedly had the ability to breach bank messaging system
18 Apr 2017
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Yahoo email scandal could derail Safe Harbour replacement

Reports of mass email surveillance prompt fears of rights infringements
6 Oct 2016
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Cisco customers targeted using leaked NSA hacking tools

Networking giant says there isn’t a workaround for the issue
20 Sep 2016
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Was an insider behind the NSA hack?

Linguistic analysis casts doubt on "Russian hacker" claims
23 Aug 2016
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Juniper Networks to ditch alleged NSA eavesdropping code

New security systems without the code will be shipped in first half of this year
11 Jan 2016
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Justice Department argues against Apple's encryption claims

The Department of Justice said Apple should be able to unlock phones if the government demands it according to the All Writs Order
27 Oct 2015
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GCHQ can control your smartphone, Edward Snowden says

The US whistleblower said GCHQ can track the location, power management and conversations using 'Smurf' tools
7 Oct 2015
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AT&T and NSA collaborated on "vast" surveillance program

Documents reveal the two organisations have been working together for decades
17 Aug 2015
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NSA and GCHQ have been spying on you for 50 years

Journalist reveals very first mass surveillance programme, Project Echelon
4 Aug 2015
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GCHQ and NSA try to crack Kaspersky software and others

Snowden files reveal reverse-engineering attempts on popular consumer anti-virus firms, as well as web forum surveillance
23 Jun 2015
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Bruce Schneier: Russia hacked NSA for Snowden docs

Security expert says Snowden not to blame for Russia and China getting hands on secret files
17 Jun 2015
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US House votes to stop NSA’s mass surveillance

USA Freedom Act passed by House of Representatives with overwhelming support
14 May 2015
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NSA phone spying was illegal, rules US court

Patriot Act does not cover bulk data collection, says Court of Appeals
8 May 2015
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Hacker puts Snowden in White House through Google Maps flaw

Cyber expert Bryan Seely placed Edward Snowden in the White House through Google Maps loophole
16 Apr 2015
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Amnesty International takes Gov to court over spying

Ten human rights orgs take government to the European Court of Human Rights to stop surveillance
13 Apr 2015
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Facebook hit by class action lawsuit focused on data privacy

Court case starts today to decide whether the social network is guilty of breaking EU law
9 Apr 2015