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White House Panel Urges Limits On Some Aspects NSA Spying
2013-12-19 05:15:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A White House advisory panel tasked with reviewing the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance programs has called for sweeping changes in some of the agency’s controversial policies, such as the bulk collection of Americans’ phone and email records, but fell short of calling for these programs to end. In a final report released on Wednesday, the five-member Presidential Review Group on Intelligence issued 46...

NSA Phone Snooping Ruled Unconstitutional
2013-12-17 03:55:10

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday, a Federal District Court judge ruled the National Security Agency (NSA) program that has been systemically keeping records on the phone calls of nearly all Americans is unconstitutional. US District Judge Richard J. Leon, who was appointed to the federal district court in Washington by President George W. Bush, struck down the NSA’s exposed policy of collecting the dialing records of all phone calls in the country. Leon,...

2013-12-16 23:25:01

MiTechMate Online PC Support solved more than 1,000 cases of FBI MoneyPak Virus and “Your computer has been locked” Virus in November, making itself the best online PC tech team specialized in removing Ransomware. Nashua, NH (PRWEB) December 15, 2013 According to the report, MiTechMate company has managed to help 1,000 customers to remove the scariest FBI MoneyPak Virus named NSA National Security Agency virus and “Your computer has been locked” Virus last month. The efficient...

2013-12-15 23:01:00

MiTechMate Online PC Support solved more than 1,000 cases of FBI MoneyPak Virus and Ukash Ransomware in November, making itself the best online PC tech team specialized in removing Ransomware. Nashua, NH (PRWEB) December 15, 2013 According to the report, MiTechMate company has managed to help 1,000 customers to remove the scariest FBI MoneyPak Virus named NSA National Security Agency virus last month. The efficient and friendly services provided by MiTechMate can ensure that the computer...

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2013-12-10 09:11:08

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The National Security Agency (NSA), as well as its UK counterpart agency GCHQ, have been discovered lurking in online games. The unorthodox new tactic was unearthed in documents disclosed by whistleblower Edward Snowden. The files used to uncover NSA and GCHQ activities in games such as World of Warcraft and Second Life were obtained by the Guardian and reported on jointly with the New York Times and ProPublica. According to reports,...

Top Tech Giants Seeking Reform For Federal Surveillance Practices
2013-12-09 10:03:47

[ Watch the Video: Teaming Up To Prevent Snooping ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Typically rivals, eight of the largest tech companies in the US have found common ground in the call for changes to federal surveillance laws and greater transparency about the government’s data collection practices. AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo have joined forces to develop a website and pen an open letter to the Obama administration...

NSA Tracks Civilian Cell Phone Locations
2013-12-05 15:17:16

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New evidence shows that the National Security Agency (NSA) gathers location data from cell phones around the world. The Washington Post broke the story Wednesday, with findings from documents and interviews with unnamed US intelligence officials as well as documents from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. The NSA gathers nearly five billion records a day tracking users on cell phones around the world, according to the report from...

WTF? Buckeye State Tops List Of Most Curse-Friendly States
2013-12-05 11:39:15

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Buckeye State could soon become known as the “Swearing State,” after a new study suggests that Ohio tops the nation as the place where people tend to curse the most. By contrast, those in the state of Washington apparently curse the least. This conclusion was reached using data compiled by the Marchex Institute, the data and research arm of the ad firm Marchex. The company apparently gleaned these findings from data that was...

NSA Reportedly Infected 50,000 Computer Networks Worldwide
2013-11-26 04:12:49

Bryan P. Carpender for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) reportedly hacked more than 50,000 computer networks worldwide by mid-2012, infecting them with malware, according to documents leaked by Edward Snowden, the former government employee and whistleblower. This new information obtained by Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad comes from a leaked PowerPoint slide showing a world map that highlights more than 50,000 worldwide “implants” of...

Twitter Ups Its Encryption With Forward Secrecy
2013-11-24 04:51:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Twitter has added an extra layer of encryption to its service, making it more difficult for third-parties to spy on its users, and the popular micro-blogging network is calling on other Internet companies to do the same. According to Reuters reporter Jim Finkle, the move is an attempt to “thwart spying by government intelligence agencies” by the social media website, which began completely scrambling data in 2011 using...