Latest National Security Agency Stories

Yahoo Bringing Better Encryption Technologies To The Table
2014-04-03 12:10:56

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Yahoo! is in the midst of a large-scale project to employ encryption technologies to protect its users and their data. The company's new Chief Information Security Officer, Alex Stamos, updated users on Tumblr. Firstly, as of march 31 all traffic moving between Yahoo! data centers is fully encrypted. Yahoo! Mail has become more secure as browsing has been moved to HTTPS by default, as well as encryption of mail between Yahoo! servers...

NSA Infiltration Into RSA Security Kit
2014-04-01 07:13:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Computer security firm RSA incorporated two, rather than one, encryption tools developed by the National Security Agency (NSA), allowing the spy agency to eavesdrop on Internet communications even easier than previously thought, Reuters reported on Monday, citing university researchers who discovered the second tool. The issue of RSA’s cooperation with the NSA was brought to light last December, when leaks by former NSA...

European Researchers Reveal The Physics Of The Secret
2014-03-27 14:02:50

[ Watch the Video: Keeping Secrets in a World of Spies and Mistrust ] Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Is it really a secret if researchers share it? In the March 27 issue of Nature, the weekly international journal of science, researchers Artur Ekert and Renato Renner revealed what physics can tell us about keeping our secrets secret. This comes after high profile revelation that the National Security Agency (NSA) had been spying on emails, phone calls and other...

NSA Overhaul Proposed By White House And Congress
2014-03-26 06:37:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online President Obama and members of Congress proposed on Tuesday plans to end the National Security Agency's (NSA) bulk collection and storage of Americans’ telephone records, although both proposals would still allow the Obama administration to access this information when needed. Speaking at a nuclear summit in The Hague, the president said his plan would address the “core concerns” about the government storing such vast...

IBM Denies Working With The NSA
2014-03-17 12:26:31

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online IBM denied allegations on Friday that it had cooperated with the NSA. In a letter published to its clients, tech giant IBM attempted to distance itself from the National Security Agency, stating that it had not cooperated with the embattled US spy agency. The letter was posted on IBM’s “Building a Smarter Planet” Blog, and reportedly written – or at least posted by – Robert C. Weber, IBM senior vice president, legal and...

Mark Zuckerberg Calls President Obama To Voice Concerns Over NSA
2014-03-14 14:53:51

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg placed a call to President Barack Obama to voice his disappointment with the latest news of NSA activities that surfaced this week. The head of the social media giant also took to his own medium and posted a lengthy status update on his Facebook page. Zuckerberg stressed the importance of trust in the Internet "As the world becomes more complex and governments everywhere struggle," he wrote. In a call to...

2014-03-13 23:29:23

LogZilla increases its focus on security applications for its leading Network Event Management solution. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 LogZilla Corp. is pleased to announce the hiring of Sr. Security Analyst George B. Tselentis, CISM. Pete Willis, Global Sales Manager for LogZilla, commented, “It is with great excitement that we add George Tselentis to our team. His skills and experience will assist us in working with security and government sectors, in addition to product...

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...

2014-03-10 16:36:07

Premium alloy supplier speeds up virtual desktops with no disruption CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infinio, innovative provider of downloadable storage performance, is pleased to announce that National Specialty Alloys (NSA), a supplier of premium stainless steel, nickel, high temperature and specialty alloy products, has chosen Infinio Accelerator to provide the storage performance its VDI deployment needs, with no new hardware....

Webcam Images Collected By British Spy Agency
2014-02-28 04:22:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A British spy agency and the NSA have reportedly intercepted millions of Yahoo users’ webcam images across the globe. Secret documents revealed by the Guardian show how GCHQ with assistance from the US National Security Agency was able to intercept and store webcam images from millions of Internet users not suspected of any wrongdoing. Agency files dating between 2008 and 2010 state that a surveillance program known as Optic Nerve...

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