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Jimmy Carter Thinks NSA Is Spying On His Emails

Jimmy Carter Thinks NSA Is Spying On His Emails

The former president told Meet the Press he sends messages to foreign leaders via snail mail for fear his emails are being monitored by the National Security Agency. “As a matter of fact, you know, I have felt that my own communications were probably monitored. And when I want to communicate with a foreign leader […]

March 23, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Confirmed: NSA Spied On Americans Solely On Bush’s Orders

No court approval was requested when President George W. Bush decided that the NSA was to conduct surveillance on phone and email data of Americans. In a court filings on Monday, government lawyers said that the Internet program ran in parallel with a program gathering so-called metadata about telephone calls. The counterterrorism efforts operated under […]

March 20, 2014 / More... ( comments)

NSA Surveillance Program Reaches ‘Into The Past’ To Retrieve, Replay Phone Calls

The National Security Agency makes it possible to not only record a foreign country’s telephone calls, but also to go back a month in time to review previous calls. A senior manager for the program compares it to a time machine — one that can replay the voices from any call without requiring that a […]

March 18, 2014 / More... ( comments)

NSA Hacking Your Computer Via Facebook

Glenn Greenwald’s First Look Media reports that that the National Security Agency is breaking into “potentially millions of computers worldwide” and installing malware “implants.” “In some cases the NSA has masqueraded as a fake Facebook server, using the social-media site as a launching pad to infect a target’s computer and exfiltrate files from a hard […]

March 12, 2014 / More... ( comments)

NSA Division Chief Accused Of Beating 3-Year-Old Adopted Son To Death

Bob O’Callaghan became a division chief at the National Security Agency after having fought in Iraq. He was considered a “loving” father who adopted a 3-year-old Korean boy. O’Callaghan is chief of the Korean Division and has top-secret intelligence clearance. It is a background that made allegations revealed in Montgomery County District Court on Tuesday […]

February 19, 2014 / More... ( comments)

3 Former NSA Workers Accused Of Aiding Snowden

One of the three has admitted allowing Edward Snowden to use his ID to get online and have access to classified material. Now it is reported that two other NSA workers are accused of helping Snowden. The other two were an active-duty member of the military and a civilian contractor. The memo does not describe their conduct, […]

February 14, 2014 / More... ( comments)

NSA Employee Who Let Snowden Use His Computer Credentials Resigns

An NSA employee has admitted allowing Edward Snowden to use his computer credentials to access classified information, and has resigned, according to an FBI memo. The unidentified employee was not aware that Snowden intended to use the password to obtain classified material for the purposes of disclosure, said the memo, which was first reported by […]

February 13, 2014 / More... ( comments)

NSA Agent’s Identity Exposed In Poorly-Redacted Snowden Document

It’s finally happened. The name of an NSA agent has been accidentally leaked to the public via an NSA document stolen by Edward Snowden. On Monday, we covered one way in which the Snowden leaks have touched off observably negative international consequences. Specifically, we discussed how an article in The Guardian detailing how Australia spied […]

January 27, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Poll: Americans Value Privacy Over Security

An Associated Press/GfK-poll reveals Americans care more about protecting their privacy than being safe. More than 60 percent of respondents said they value privacy over anti-terror protections. That’s up slightly from 58 percent in a similar poll in August conducted by the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research… A government review panel warned last week […]

January 27, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Your personal data may be collected by the government, even if you’re doing something as innocent as playing Angry Birds. According to dozens of previously undisclosed classified documents, among the most valuable of those unintended intelligence tools are so-called leaky apps that spew everything from users’ smartphone identification codes to where they have been that […]

January 27, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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