Christopher Meid

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Editors' Picks<p>Just a few clicks to the beach.<p>16 Photos16 hours agoView More<p>Style<p>Here's how clothing brands are fighting back against Trump’s border …

The Ultimate Total-Body Move

Strengthen your core—and just about every other muscle—with the half Turkish getup<p>The half Turkish getup might fall into the category of "core exercise," but it's far from an isolation move. "It works everything—your shoulders, hips, back, core, arms, and so many other muscles you never even think …

The Right Way to Do 5 Popular Body-Weight Exercises

Think you have the pushup down? Think again. Here are the common mistakes most guys make when doing their favorite equipment-free moves<p>As a strength coach, I love body-weight exercises. They challenge your muscles and kick your heart into high gear. You can do them for free—anywhere, anytime. …

Meet the Spies Doing the NSA's Dirty Work

With every fresh leak, the world learns more about the U.S. National Security Agency’s massive and controversial surveillance apparatus. Lost in the …

Introducing a Compendium of the Released NSA Spying Documents

5 Ways HealthCare.gov Could Get Hacked

Glitches and outages have been the main focus thus far in the scrutiny over the HealthCare.gov website - but a bigger problem could be looming on the horizon for Americans who wish to enroll on the site: hacking.<p>Every coding flaw on a website presents an opportunity for hackers to get in. The main …

Encrypt the Web Report: Who's Doing What

Mozilla developer creates curriculum to on-board new contributors to Firefox

The open source community is at a constant push-pull, struggling to create a system that is open enough to attract enthusiastic programmers to the …

Anonymous Hacker Jeremy Hammond Sentenced To Max Penalty Of 10 Years In Prison

One of the most active hackers in the collective known as Anonymous and the source of WikiLeaks’ largest ever leak of secret documents was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison–the most severe penalty so far of any of the activist hackers who rampaged across the Internet in the chaotic summer of …

After 30 Years of Silence, the Original NSA Whistleblower Looks Back

The four-story brownstone at 141 East 37th Street in Manhattan has no remarkable features: a plain building on a quiet tree-lined street in the …

Journalism

It wasn't easy, but Camera Awesome for Android is here

SmugMug's Camera Awesome, a well-reviewed iOS app for taking and editing photos, has arrived on Android, too. But it wasn't easy getting it there.<p>For the SmugMug programmers behind the $3 app, it took three tries wrestling with the difficulties of Android development before Tuesday's release was …

Three Leaks, Three Weeks, and What We've Learned About the US Government's Other Spying Authority: Executive Order 12333

Nokia and Samsung say they can’t track powered-down phones despite NSA claims

Earlier this year,<i>The Washington Post</i> claimed that the National Security Agency (NSA) had developed a method nine years ago to locate cellphones when they were powered down. The publication didn’t provide technical details on the software or hardware involved, leaving security researchers puzzled …

Russian Cosmonauts Occasionally Infect the ISS with Malware

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Russian security expert Eugene Kaspersky says the International Space Station was infected by …

NSA's Vast Surveillance Powers Extend Far Beyond Counterterrorism, Despite Misleading Government Claims

EFF Files 22 Firsthand Accounts of How NSA Surveillance Chilled the Right to Association

Surveillance

Al Gore: NSA spying 'unacceptable'

Former Vice President Al Gore slammed the National Security Agency tactics revealed by Edward Snowden as “outrageous” and “completely unacceptable” at a speaking event in Canada.<p>Speaking at a lecture at McGill University on Tuesday, Gore predicted that lawmakers would scale back the surveillance …

Tech calls for more NSA checks

Silicon Valley has stood firm in its call for more government transparency about Internet surveillance requests — but now the industry is asking for more checks on the NSA’s authority.<p>A coalition of major tech firms called for new, if vague, privacy protections and oversight reforms in a letter …

Tech companies urge lawmakers to reform NSA programs

By Craig Timberg<p>, Reporter<p>Facebook, Google, Apple and three other leading technology companies on Thursday called for substantial reforms to the U.S. government’s surveillance programs, which have drawn new scrutiny in the aftermath of revelations by former National Security Agency contractor …

Video

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Trump leaves UK with 'low expectations' for Putin summit<p>The US president jets …

Keith Alexander, On Stage While Story Of NSA Infiltrations Breaks, Tries To Mislead With Response

In an interesting bit of timing, just as the Washington Post was breaking the news that the NSA had infiltrated Google and Yahoo's cloud data by …

Surveillance

Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s New NSA Bill Will Codify and Extend Mass Surveillance of Americans

NSA creeps onto tech's agenda

Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and other tech powerhouses have mounted a quiet new lobbying push around government surveillance laws as they seek to influence potential congressional reforms to controversial National Security Agency programs.<p>Thrust into the spotlight as a result of Edward …

Flyne and Switchr: Two beta apps to keep on your radar

Android has some fantastic independent app developers out there that are putting out some amazing apps. One of the really cool features of the …

Guardian Editor: U.K. Govt. Destroyed Hard Drives With NSA Leaks

A day after journalist Glenn Greenwald's partner was detained by authorities at London Heathrow Airport, the editor of the British newspaper that employs Greenwald is making a bomb-shell allegation: Alan Rusbridger writes that the British spy agency raided the offices of the <i>The Guardian</i> and …

Glenn Greenwald's partner detained at Heathrow airport for nine hours

The partner of the Guardian journalist who has written a series of stories revealing mass surveillance programmes by the US National Security Agency was held for almost nine hours on Sunday by UK authorities as he passed through London's Heathrow airport on his way home to Rio de Janeiro.<p>David …

The Surveillance-Free Day (Part I)

At 6 a.m. on Friday, I wake up, fumble for my alarm, and roll out of bed. As I walk to the kitchen to brew coffee, I think to myself: <i>I am a cipher. I</i> …