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The Intel-powered Arduino

Dev boards based on microcontrollers and ARM System on Chips are everywhere, but finding a small pocketable computer based on an Intel processor has …

Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages

Microsoft has collaborated closely with US intelligence services to allow users' communications to be intercepted, including helping the National Security Agency to circumvent the company's own encryption, according to top-secret documents obtained by the Guardian.<p>The files provided by Edward …

XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'

• XKeyscore gives 'widest-reaching' collection of online data<br>• NSA analysts require no prior authorization for searches<br>• Sweeps up emails, social media activity and browsing history<br>• NSA's XKeyscore program – read one of the presentations<p>A top secret National Security Agency program allows analysts …

Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security

The NSA files,NSA,GCHQ,Surveillance,US news,World news,US national security,Privacy,Technology,Internet,Data protection,Data and computer security,UK news<p>• NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records<br>• $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies …

Anonymous Search engine 'DuckDuckGo' Android app offers Tor integration

The world of mobile search is about to get a bit more anonymous. Thanks to the fears over government surveillance and corporate tracking, Anonymous …

Next Edward Snowden Is Out There So Internet Companies Cannot Be Allowed to Report Surveillance Requests - Shadowproof

CommunityThe Dissenter<p>03 Oct 2013<p>Major Internet companies—Google, Microsoft, Yahoo! Inc., Facebook, Inc., and LinkedIn—have requested that they be …

Glenn Greenwald full interview on Snowden, NSA, GCHQ and spying - Newsnight

BitTorrent Is Building a Server-Free, Secure Messaging Client

BitTorrent, the company that brought us the BitTorrent peer-to-peer data transfer protocol, is building a server-less messaging client.<p>It's based on …

Talk by Roger Dingledine of Torproject.org at the NSA

<i>Below are the National Security Agency’s notes from a talk given by Roger Dingledine, director and one of the original developers of Torproject.org, at the agency in November 2007.</i><p>DYNAMIC PAGE — HIGHEST POSSIBLE CLASSIFICATION<p>View the document<p>NSA combats 'The TOR problem'<p>Annotated slides from a …

Everything you need to know about the NSA and Tor in one FAQ

Documents released by whistleblower Edward Snowden have revealed that the National Security Agency has powerful capabilities to identify and spy on users of the Tor network, three of my colleagues report. But what's Tor? How do the attacks work? And what does all this mean for Internet security? …

Tor anonymizer network among NSA’s targets, Snowden leaks reveal

Top-secret national security documents disclosed to the Guardian by Edward Snowden show United States and British intelligence have long attempted to …

Just How Advanced Is the NSA's Decryption Tech?

There have been no end of reports about the NSA's mind-blowing decrytion techniques. But just how much of it is super-smart computer science, and how …

NSA tracks Google ads to find Tor users

Just because the National Security Agency hasn't cracked the anonymizing service Tor doesn't mean that people who use the service are free from surveillance.<p>The NSA has been able to use ad networks like Google's, and The Onion Router's own entry and exit nodes on the Internet, to follow some Tor …

Privacy

The NSA is trying to crack Tor. The State Department is helping pay for it.

A deluge of information about the NSA's work to undermine the anonymity of Tor users hit the Internet on Friday thanks to documents from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. The revelations highlight the government's internal struggle over how to react to anonymity online. While the NSA is working …

How The NSA Pulls Off Man-In-The-Middle Attacks: With Help From The Telcos

We already covered the latest Guardian report on the NSA and GCHQ's attempts to compromise Tor. While those have failed to directly break Tor, they …

How Does The NSA Bypass Online Encryption?

National Security Agency Director Gen. Keith B. Alexander testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 18, 2013, before the House …

Guides & Training

From the EFF<p>Modern technology has given those in power new abilities to eavesdrop and collect data on innocent people. Surveillance Self-Defense is …