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CIA finalizes biggest shake-up in decades

The CIA this week completed a restructuring unlike anything it has experienced since the height of the Cold War.<p>On Thursday, a new CIA directorate …

CIA pulled officers from Beijing after breach of federal personnel records

The CIA pulled a number of officers from the U.S. Embassy in Beijing as a precautionary measure in the wake of the massive cybertheft of the personal data of federal employees, current and former U.S. officials said.<p>The move is a concrete impact of the breach, one of two major hacks into Office of …

UK spy agency snooped on everything users did online -- even porn

We've been well aware that the British spy agency GCHQ was just as guilty as the NSA when it came to overbearing online surveillance, but new documents from former analyst Edward Snowden paint an even more insane picture. The agency's "Karma Police" program (note the irony there) spied on …

Secret Document: How the NSA Spied on Iranians in New York

The NSA will probably spy on foreign leaders like Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during the UN General Assembly in New York this week, applying a “full court press” that includes intercepting cellphone calls and bugging hotel rooms, former intelligence analysts told NBC News.<p>A top-secret report …

Facebook case may force European firms to change data storage practices

Changes may be required after European court advocate general accuses US intelligence services of ‘mass, indiscriminate surveillance’<p>European companies may have to review their widespread practice of storing digital data with US internet companies after a court accused America’s intelligence …

Privacy

How To Become A Genius

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.<p>You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re smarter than the average American, according to a study from YouGov. Yet when it comes to IQ, …

The Brain

Russia Has Added Dozens of Aircraft to Its Growing Military Presence in Syria: Reports

Russia rapidly increased its aerial attack capabilities in Syria over the weekend, U.S. officials told Agence France-Presse on Monday, including 28 …

Middle East

Grassley blasts FBI over Clinton emails

"The FBI is behaving like it’s above the law."<p>Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley is blasting the FBI for rebuffing a judge's request for information on the law enforcement agency's investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's private email system.<p>Grassley, whose …

Government

How the largest hack in the history of the App Store was pulled off

Since its inception in 2008, the iPhone's App Store has been almost malware free.<p>That changed on Sunday, when Apple said that its App Store had been infiltrated by dozens of infected apps.<p>One of those was WeChat, the hugely popular messaging app that's regularly used by more than half a billion …