National Security


NSA reportedly targeted Huawei

NSA reportedly targeted Huawei

BERLIN (AP) — U.S. intelligence agencies hacked into the email servers of Chinese tech giant Huawei five years ago, around the...

Mar 22 2014, 2:33pm CDT

At TED, Google's Larry Page Says NSA Spying Threatens Democracy

At TED, Google's Larry Page Says NSA Spying Threatens Democracy

Google chairman Eric Schmidt may be “pretty sure” that Google is keeping its users’ data safe from government snooping, but for...

Mar 19 2014, 6:06pm CDT

NSA collects all phone calls in a foreign country

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has been recording all of a foreign country's phone calls, then listening to the...

Mar 18 2014, 3:16pm CDT

Zuckerberg voices frustration with Obama over NSA

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he has called President Barack Obama to express his frustration over what he...

Mar 13 2014, 5:02pm CDT

NSA leaker Snowden says has no regrets for leaks

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says he has no regrets about revealing the agency's mass su...

Mar 10 2014, 6:26pm CDT

Why Edward Snowden Chose SXSW For His First Live Video Appearance

Why Edward Snowden Chose SXSW For His First Live Video Appearance

Edward Snowden isn’t ready to come back to the U.S. in person yet, but on Monday, he will be here virtually. The NSA whistleblo...

Mar 9 2014, 6:51pm CDT

WikiLeaks' Assange: hints at more leaks at NSA

WikiLeaks' Assange: hints at more leaks at NSA

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Speaking over Skype from the Ecuadorian embassy in London, fugitive WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said...

Mar 8 2014, 3:56pm CST

Snowden, Assange top bill at Texas tech gathering

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Surveillance. Online privacy. Robots. Food processing. Wearable computers. To get a sense of what's on the...

Mar 7 2014, 2:31pm CST

Target exec's departure puts spotlight on CIOs

NEW YORK (AP) — The departure of Target's chief information officer in the wake of the company's massive pre-Christmas data bre...

Mar 5 2014, 11:51pm CST

Security Statistics Show That We Need To Reinvent Enterprise IT

Often the conversation about the security of technology systems is parsed in terms that suggest the biggest risk vector comes f...

Mar 4 2014, 1:26pm CST

US sues Sprint over company's wiretap expenses

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal officials filed a lawsuit Monday alleging that Sprint Communications Inc. overbilled government ag...

Mar 3 2014, 6:11pm CST

Report: UK Spies intercept Webcams and Nudity

Report: UK Spies intercept Webcams and Nudity

LONDON (AP) — Britain's signals intelligence division is stealing screenshots from hundreds of thousands of innocent Yahoo user...

Feb 27 2014, 2:08pm CST

Yahoo Users' Sexy Video Chats Intercepted By Intelligence Agency

Yahoo Users' Sexy Video Chats Intercepted By Intelligence Agency

The latest of the Snowden leaks may be the most salacious. The Guardian reports that Britain’s surveillance agency GCHQ ran a p...

Feb 27 2014, 10:51am CST

Security Experts At RSA Decry Government Hacking

There’s an old expression, “I’ve met the enemy and he is us.” When it comes to cyber-security, “us” may just stand for “U.S.” I...

Feb 25 2014, 4:21pm CST

AP Exclusive: Health law cybersecurity challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Obama administration raced to meet its self-imposed deadline for online health insurance markets, secu...

Feb 25 2014, 1:51pm CST

How To Prevent Becoming The Next Target

How To Prevent Becoming The Next Target

Welcome to another installment in my cybersecurity for business owners series. Black Hat held a good webinar today on securing...

Feb 20 2014, 3:06pm CST

A Deeper look into NSA spying: Watch Jacob Applebaum Videos

A Deeper look into NSA spying: Watch Jacob Applebaum Videos

This post originally appeared on securitycurrent. The reactions to the depth and scope of the NSA’s surveillance apparatus has...

Feb 19 2014, 6:51pm CST

Edward Snowden Poves that NSA and GCHQ Spied on WikiLeaks

Edward Snowden Poves that NSA and GCHQ Spied on WikiLeaks

Not a day goes by when the sneaky Edward Snowden doesn’t let out a novel piece of news that shocks the world. The latest is tha...

Feb 18 2014, 10:56am CST

Former NSA Security Architect Pushes Email Encryption For The Masses

Former NSA Security Architect Pushes Email Encryption For The Masses

Since former NSA contractor Edward Snowden began divulging information on how vulnerable our personal digital data is – and how...

Feb 10 2014, 5:20pm CST

2000 Pound WWII Bomb dismantled in Hong Kong

2000 Pound WWII Bomb dismantled in Hong Kong

Massive bomb hid in a vacant lot for decades...

Feb 7 2014, 9:39am CST

How Secure is Your Health Data?

How Secure is Your Health Data?

By Julie Steele Dr. Andrew Litt, Chief Medical Officer at Dell, made a thoughtful blog post last week about the trade-offs inhe...

Feb 6 2014, 8:10am CST

States Scrambling to Curtail government surveillance

States Scrambling to Curtail government surveillance

States hope steps to rein in government surveillance will prompt federal changes PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Angry over revelations o...

Feb 5 2014, 2:40am CST

Internet firms: How much Spying does Government do thru NSA spy

Internet firms: How much Spying does Government do thru NSA spy

Freed by deal with government, Internet firms release new data on NSA surveillance requests WASHINGTON (AP) — Freed by a recent...

Feb 4 2014, 12:22am CST

Caravan of Death victims identified

Caravan of Death victims identified

Forensic experts were able to identify six victims of the Caravan of Death carnage....

Jan 31 2014, 10:17pm CST

EU Police Contemplates 'Remote Stopping' Cars

EU Police Contemplates 'Remote Stopping' Cars

Senior police across the European Union have been secretly considering the feasibility of remotely stopping vehicles, according...

Jan 31 2014, 8:05pm CST

It Is A Scandal That No One is Investigating the NSA

It Is A Scandal That No One is Investigating the NSA

I am simply stunned that others have not been calling for a full investigation of the NSA surveillance program (see earlier blo...

Jan 31 2014, 3:57am CST

The Commerce Department To The Rescue On Surveillance Reform?

The Commerce Department To The Rescue On Surveillance Reform?

Despite the hype surrounding the President’s January speech on NSA surveillance reform, his much-anticipated remarks placated f...

Jan 31 2014, 3:32am CST

Get Ready for Your Next Generation Customers--Millennial Man

Survey Shows Most American Execs Are Out of Touch With IT?

Many American executives are out of touch with their IT department, putting them at risk for security issues and data loss. Whe...

Jan 29 2014, 11:50pm CST

Hawaii school shooting: Runaway teen shot by police

Hawaii school shooting: Runaway teen shot by police

A 17-year old runaway boy threatened police with a knife. He was eventually shot in the wrist....

Jan 28 2014, 5:47pm CST

Mobile Apps Give NSA Access To Personal Data

Mobile Apps Give NSA Access To Personal Data

The next time you play Angry Birds or Candy Crush Saga, just remember: Big Brother is watching you. Or, at least, inf...

Jan 28 2014, 2:35pm CST

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US looks at ways to prevent spying on its spying

AP Exclusive: US considers how to prevent spying on its searches of Americans' phone records WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. governm...

Jan 28 2014, 3:45am CST

US looking to stop spying on NSA spying

US looking to stop spying on NSA spying

AP Exclusive: US considers how to prevent spying on NSA's searches of Americans' phone records WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Obama a...

Jan 28 2014, 3:15am CST

Gov't, Internet companies Agree at last on disclosure

Gov't, Internet companies Agree at last on disclosure

US reaches deal with Internet companies on requests to reveal demands for customer information WASHINGTON (AP) — Technology com...

Jan 28 2014, 2:40am CST

Trustwave Demonstrates Malware Records Touchscreen Swipes To Record Your PIN

Gov't, Internet companies Compromise on disclosure

US reaches deal with Internet companies on requests to reveal demands for customer information WASHINGTON (AP) — The government...

Jan 28 2014, 2:20am CST

Warrantless Arrest by Predator Drone Sends North Dakota Man to Jail

Warrantless Arrest by Predator Drone Sends North Dakota Man to Jail

What do you say to a drone that makes an arrest? “Book him, Predator?” This was no joke for a North Dakota farmer who has the d...

Jan 28 2014, 2:10am CST

Snowden Calls For Termination Of Unwarranted Surveillance

Snowden Calls For Termination Of Unwarranted Surveillance

This post excerpted from securitycurrent. In a live chat hosted by The Courage Foundation Edward Snowden called on the US...

Jan 24 2014, 5:50am CST

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

Government oversight panel urges end to phone data spying, records purge WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided government task fo...

Jan 23 2014, 2:01am CST

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Tech industry: Obama's NSA reforms 'insufficient'

Tech industry group calls Obama's NSA speech 'thoughtful, but insufficient' SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Technology compa...

Jan 18 2014, 1:06pm CST

President Obama announces significant changes to NSA program

President Obama announces significant changes to NSA program

President Obama: The reforms I'm proposing today should give the American people greater confidence that their rights are...

Jan 17 2014, 8:31pm CST

NSA Reform: What President Obama Said, And What He Didn't

NSA Reform: What President Obama Said, And What He Didn't

President Obama gave a speech this morning outlining changes to be implemented in the NSA phone record surveillance program. Th...

Jan 17 2014, 3:11pm CST