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NSA Collects MS Windows Error Information

Back in 2013, <i>Der Spiegel</i> reported that the NSA intercepts and collects Windows bug reports:One example of the sheer creativity with which the TAO …

Surveillance

Hacks Raise Fear Over N.S.A.’s Hold on Cyberweapons

Twice in the past month, National Security Agency cyberweapons stolen from its arsenal have been turned against two very different partners of the United States — Britain and Ukraine.<p>The N.S.A. has kept quiet, not acknowledging its role in developing the weapons. White House officials have …

National Security

Republican Data-Mining Firm Exposed Personal Information for Virtually Every American Voter

The GOP’s 2016 presidential upset wasn’t surprising just because it put Donald Trump in the White House; it also proved the party had vastly improved …

GOP Data Firm Accidentally Leaks Personal Details of Nearly 200 Million American Voters

Political data gathered on more than 198 million US citizens was exposed this month after a marketing firm contracted by the Republican National …

WikiLeaks publishes docs from what it says is trove of CIA hacking tools

Wikileaks claims CIA can defeat WhatsApp, Signal, Telegram, other apps' encryption by hacking phones.<p>This morning, WikiLeaks posted the first of what …

Surveillance

Found in the wild: Vault7 hacking tools WikiLeaks says come from CIA

WikiLeaks dump identical to operation that has been hacking governments since 2011.<p>Malware that WikiLeaks purports belongs to the Central …

Security

Il clima in Giappone: che tempo fa nell'arcipelago?

È arrivato il momento di partire e scatta la fatidica domanda: cosa metto in valigia? Farà caldo in questa stagione? Farà freddo? Pioverà? Prima di …

Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? English Dub Casts Luci Christian as Hestia

Blu-ray/DVD to ship on March 28<p>Sentai Filmworks announced with a video on Wednesday that Luci Christian will play Hestia in its English dub of the <i>Is</i> …

House report claims Edward Snowden 'has contact' with Russia spy agencies

• Lawyer says declassified sections of report ‘paint an entirely fictional portrait’<br>• Snowden: ‘The only surprise is how accidentally exonerating it is’<p>Edward Snowden “has had and continues to have contact” with Russian intelligence services since arriving in Moscow three years ago, newly declassified …

Surveillance

Extensive British Spying Throughout Africa Revealed in Le Monde

Top-secret British surveillance operations targeted the director of the World Trade Organization, several multinational corporations, a top French …

Surveillance

How to Learn from the Silver Lining of Running Injuries

<b>Injuries are the worst</b>. They sap your motivation and force you to sit on the sidelines, watching your hard-earned fitness go down the drain.If you’re …

Motivation

Struggle with Foot Injuries? Get Healthy With These Foot Exercises

Why do we ignore strength exercises for our feet when each foot contains more than 100 muscles, tendons, and ligaments?<p>The human foot is an …

The Best Strength Exercises for Runners

Recently I polled my readers on their top struggles with running. And today I’m answering your top questions about <b>strength exercises</b>.I love sending …

How to Learn From Running Injuries and Reevaluate Your Routine

Running injuries are the worst. They sap your motivation and force you to sit on the sidelines, watching your hard-earned fitness go down the drain. …

NSA Contractor Arrested for Stealing Classified Information

The NSA has another contractor who stole classified documents. It's a weird story: "But more than a month later, the authorities cannot say with …

Surveillance

Neighbor Describes NSA Contractor’s Arrest: “I Thought the Third World War Started”

When FBI agents swarmed the suburban Maryland home of NSA contractor (and accused information thief) Harold Martin III one day in late August, his …

Government Contractor Charged with Removal of Classified Materials and Theft of Government Property

<b>Baltimore,</b> Maryland – A criminal complaint has been filed charging Harold Thomas Martin III, age 51, of Glen Burnie, Maryland, with theft of …

Surveillance

NSA contractor charged with stealing top secret data

By Ellen Nakashima<p>, Reporter<p>Matt Zapotosky<p>, Reporter<p>John Woodrow Cox<p>, Reporter<p>BOSTON — A federal contractor suspected in the leak of powerful National Security Agency hacking tools has been arrested and charged with stealing classified information from the U.S. government, according to court …

Surveillance

New leaks prove it: the NSA is putting us all at risk to be hacked

The National Security Agency is lying to us. We know that because of data stolen from an NSA server was dumped on the internet. The agency is hoarding information about security vulnerabilities in the products you use, because it wants to use it to hack others' computers. Those vulnerabilities …

Confirmed: hacking tool leak came from “omnipotent” NSA-tied group

Rare crypto implementation in ShadowBrokers dump connects it to Equation Group.<p>The leak over the weekend of advanced hacking tools contains digital …

Security

Everything you need to know about the NSA hack (but were afraid to Google)

In what Edward Snowden deems “not unprecedented,” hackers calling themselves the Shadow Brokers have collected NSA-created malware from a staging server run by the <br>Equation Group, an internal hacking team. The Shadow Brokers published two chunks of data, one “open” chunk and another encrypted file …

National Security Agency (NSA)

Exclusive: Snowden tried to tell NSA about surveillance concerns, documents reveal

‘The lawyer who responded to Snowden’s inquiry considered calling him, because the inquiry was out of the ordinary.’<p>‘I can’t give you 100% assurance there isn’t any correspondence that may have been overlooked.’<p>How the NSA applied its narrow definition of ‘raising concerns’ to the emails it …

How the Pentagon punished NSA whistleblowers | Mark Hertsgaard

Long before Edward Snowden went public, John Crane was a top Pentagon official fighting to protect NSA whistleblowers. Instead their lives were ruined – and so was his<p>By now, almost everyone knows what Edward Snowden did. He leaked top-secret documents revealing that the National Security Agency …

Snowden calls for whistleblower shield after claims by new Pentagon source

Accusations that Pentagon retaliated against a whistleblower undermine argument that there were options for Snowden other than leaking to the media<p>Edward Snowden has called for a complete overhaul of US whistleblower protections after a new source from deep inside the Pentagon came forward with a …

Why a British Fight Over Israel and Anti-Semitism Matters to the Rest of Us

<b>Updated | May 1, 2:14 p.m.</b><p>At first glance, the heated argument two members of the British Labour Party conducted in front of reporters’ iPhones on …

Cryptography Is Harder Than It Looks

Writing a magazine column is always an exercise in time travel. I'm writing these words in early December. You're reading them in February. This …

Information Security