Edward Snowden is wanted on espionage charges in the United States. His next move to stay away from the US government is to stay in Russia. As announced earlier in a meeting withhuman rights organizations, Snowden has now officially filed an asylumrequest in Russia according to Reuters
. He wants a temporary asylum for one year. After that he still plans to find asylum in Latin America.
So now the ball is in Russia's court. How will they proceed? Will they grant the asylum?
New submitter I Ate A Candle (3762149) writes Tails OS, the Tor-reliant privacy-focused operating system made famous by Edward Snowden, contains a number of zero-day vulnerabilities that could be used to take control of the OS and execute code remotely. At least that's according to zero-day exploit seller Exodus Intelligence, which counts DARPA amongst its customer base. The company plans to tell the Tails team about the issues "in due time", said Aaron Portnoy, ... Source: AppleSlashdot
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WASHINGTON -- The authors of the seminal 9/11 Commission report have produced a new study, a decade after the first, painting an often alarming picture of the country’s vulnerability to another terrorist attack.
The report, released Tuesday, praises some federal actions for making the country ”better equipped to prevent and respond to terrorist attacks than in 2001.” The commission, led by Chairman Tom Kean and Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton, points to the federaliza ... Source: Politics - The Huffington Post
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theodp (442580) writes So, what does Microsoft do for an encore after laying off 18,000 employees with a hilariously bad memo? Issue another bad memo — Changes to Microsoft Network and Building Access for External Staff — "to introduce a new policy [retroactive to July 1] that will better protect our Microsoft IP and confidential information." How so? "The policy change affects [only] US-based external staff (including Agency Temporaries, Vendors and Business Guests)," ... Source: AppleSlashdot
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14 hours ago
Online security and privacy are hotter topics than ever. Just this weekend, Edward Snowden made an appearance at the Hope X 2014 hacker event, and called for those in attendance to help make encryption tools easier to use. Another fierce advocate of online privacy is the EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation), and today the group released a beta version of Privacy Badger, a beautifully named extension for C ... Source: BetaNews
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18 hours ago, 4:40pm CDT
The Guardian’s Spencer Ackerman talks to Alex Wagner about Edward Snowden’s claim that NSA personnel often shared sexually explicit photos that they ... Source: MSNBC
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19 hours ago, 3:49pm CDT
In an interview with The Guardian last week, Edward Snowden made it clear that he opposed cloud companies that had access to user data. He specifically pointed out Dropbox as being "hostile to privacy" for a number of reasons, including a board appointment of an ex-government offi ... Source: MacNN
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22 hours ago, 1:11pm CDT
NEW YORK (PIX11) – If you’ve ever sent a naked photo of yourself to a significant other, there’s a chance more eyes than you bargained for have ogled at your image.
That’s according to NSA leaker Edward Snowden, who recently alleged that workers at the intelligence agency often intercept sexually compromising material then share it among their colleagues.
A transcript of his interview was published July 18 by The ... Source: WPIX.com
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1 day ago, 11:08am CDT
Snowden Asylum Request is not Putin's Decision
The decision on Edward Snowden's asylum request in Russia is not up to Putin, says a Kremlin spokesperson #breaking
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