Latest Edward Snowden Stories

monstermind cyberwarfare
2014-08-14 07:02:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online It might sound like something out of a science fiction movie, but according to Edward Snowden, it’s all too real: the US National Security Agency (NSA) is developing a cyber-defense system capable of not only automatically neutralizing foreign cyberattacks but also launching retaliatory strikes against those nations. Snowden, the whistleblower who publically exposed extensive details of global electronic surveillance and data...

email encryption for yahoo and google
2014-08-12 04:30:38

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two tech world giants - Yahoo and Google - have put rivalry aside in an attempt to introduce a new joint email encryption system. With over 600 million unique email users between them, the two companies have a huge share of the global market and the ability to offer enhanced encryption will help cement their positions as leaders in the field. They are planning to have the new system up and running by next year. Email encryption has...

2014-06-02 23:03:21

Snowden will be Joined in a Live Google Hangout Dialogue with John Perry Barlow New York, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Edward Snowden, former systems administrator for the Central Intelligence Agency and a counterintelligence trainer at the Defense Intelligence Agency will keynote the Personal Democracy Forum (PDF) scheduled June 5th and 6th at New York University Skirball Center. Mr. Snowden will be joined in a live Google Hangout dialogue with John Perry Barlow, co-founder of the Electronic...

2014-04-03 08:27:05

Natural Health Industry Attacks Confirm Snowden Evidence of Hacktivist Protection Racket in Deadly Global Enterprise. HONOLULU, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- It has taken years, plus Edward Snowden's leaked intelligence, for award-winning author and filmmaker, Dr. Leonard Horowitz, to reconcile the destruction of his family and companies by secret agents of Western intelligence competing for control over the medical paradigm, natural healing industries, and consumers' minds, a...

2014-03-31 00:21:46

- Report Highlights Nine Major After-shocks Compelling Organisations to Think Again about How They Use Cloud Computing - LONDON and TOKYO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost nine tenths of ICT decision-makers are changing their cloud buying behaviour as a direct result of Edward Snowden's allegations of large scale clandestine cyber-surveillance, a study published on March 31 by NTT Communications claims. NSA Aftershocks: How Snowden has Changed IT Decision-Makers' Approach to the Cloud is...

Snowden Documents Reveal NSA Malware Push
2014-03-13 04:50:45

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The latest National Security Agency (NSA) efforts to surface from documents leaked by Edward Snowden include the agency reportedly using malware to infect computers, The Intercept reports. Documents provided previously by Edward Snowden revealed new details of a spread of malware created by the agency. The NSA created an automated system, codenamed TURBINE, to aggressively install malware "implants" on targeted computers. The Intercept...

Edward Snowden Addresses SXSW Interactive Audience
2014-03-11 11:24:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Speaking remotely from an undisclosed location in Russia, Edward Snowden told a packed room at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas that the National Security Agency in the US had essentially “set fire to the internet” through the use of clandestine surveillance techniques – techniques that Snowden revealed by leaking secret documents he acquired while working for government contractor Booz Allen Hamilton. "The NSA...they're...

2014-02-12 23:26:06

FORA.tv will present a free live stream of a lively Intelligence Squared U.S. debate that considers whether or not Edward Snowden was justified in his actions. Arguing in favor of the motion are Daniel Ellsberg and Ben Wizner, against are Andrew C. McCarthy and Ambassador R. James Woolsey. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 WHAT: FORA.tv, the leading online destination for video programs from the world’s best conferences and events, will broadcast the Intelligence Squared U.S....

2014-01-29 23:04:45

Edward Snowden Q&A: five important takeaways from #AskSnowden released today by Armor for Android. (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Snowden is the man responsible for exposing the NSA’s mass surveillance of both foreign and American citizens by leaking a trove of classified NSA documents to the media in June 2013. Since that time, government surveillance and online data privacy have been blistering hot topics in the news. Exactly one week after President Barrack Obama addressed the nation...

2014-01-24 23:22:23

The leaks by Edward Snowden highlight the threat of insider espionage. In a recent FedScoop article, IMG Managing Partner Harley Stock underscores the need for psychological expertise in hiring assessments. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Dr. Harley Stock, an IMG co-founder and Managing Partner at corporate security firm IMG (http://theimg.com), was recently featured in a FedScoop article on Edward Snowden and insider espionage. According to Dr. Stock, Snowden exhibited a...

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