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Judge Rules NSA Phone Data Collection Legal
2013-12-27 15:33:45

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online On Friday, a federal judge ruled the National Security Agency’s (NSA) mass collection of telephone data is legal. US District Judge William Pauley dismissed a lawsuit brought by civil liberties campaigners, stating the dragnet program “represents the government’s counter-punch” to al-Qaida, which was responsible for the September 2001 terror attacks on New York City and the Pentagon. The Guardian newspaper in the United...

Former NSA Employee Edward Snowden Says Mission Is Accomplished
2013-12-24 11:20:08

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online National Security Agency (NSA) leaker Edward Snowden, the former intelligence contractor who exposed extensive details of global electronic surveillance, said on Tuesday his “mission’s already accomplished.” Since late this spring, Snowden supplied three journalists with caches of top-secret documents from the NSA. This resulted in dozens of revelations and the story made headlines around the world. He fled the United States,...

RSA Claims It Din Not Create Secret Backdoor For NSA Spying
2013-12-23 10:44:05

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Security firm RSA, a division of EMC, denied on Sunday that it had deliberately provided the NSA with a backdoor into some of its popular encryption libraries. This followed Friday’s revelation that the NSA had paid the computer security firm $10 million in order for it to create an alleged secret backdoor into RSA’s encryption software. According to a Reuters story published late last week, documents leaked by former NSA...

NSA Paid For Back Door Access Into RSA Encryption Software
2013-12-21 06:08:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The latest documents leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden claim the US National Security Agency (NSA) paid a computer security firm $10 million in order to create a secret back door into encryption software. According to Joseph Menn of Reuters, the documents allegedly reveal that the NSA and RSA arranged a secret agreement in which the agency “created and promulgated a flawed formula for generating random numbers” called the...

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...


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