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Latest National Security Agency Stories

2013-10-14 23:23:58

A recent report made by the Guardian has had the editors at UsenetReviewz.com inundated with readers wanting to know if their connection is safe from the prying of government agencies, or possibly others. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 In a post that starts out gently referring the reader to a September 5th article on the Guardian, UsenetReviewz.com editors point out a few of the better reasons that Virtual Private Networking now finds itself in the spotlight. Then the...

Skype Under Investigation in Luxembourg Over Ties to NSA
2013-10-12 08:59:05

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Microsoft-owned Internet Voice Over IP (VoIP) service Skype is being investigated by Luxembourg’s data protection commission over its alleged secret links to the National Security Agency (NSA), and the Prism spy program, The Guardian newspaper reported on Friday. The Internet chat company could potentially face criminal and administrative sanctions, which may include a ban on passing users’ communications covertly to the...

2013-10-11 23:20:11

After a Guardian article, the editors at UsenetReviewz.com have decided to publish a chart to help their concerned readers determine who their VPN provider answers to... Undisclosed Location, South America (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Over the last few weeks the VPNReviewz editors say they have been inundated by a slew of readers asking if their VPN provider was, or had, cooperated, or colluded,with the NSA and GCHQ. Senior Editor Michael Maxstead says that while they can't answer the...

Encrypted Browser Tor Targeted By NSA
2013-10-06 05:04:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Documents released Friday by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden reveal that the US security agency is attempting to target the privacy-protecting Tor web browsing software, various media outlets have reported. Tor, which is short for The Onion Router, is currently used by approximately 500,000 people, said Slate.com writer Ryan Gallagher. The majority of those individuals are human rights advocates or journalists attempting to...

New Claims Indicate NSA Involved In Cellphone Location Data Mining
2013-10-03 11:01:45

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In 2010 and 2011, the National Security Agency (NSA) tested a system that collected information about cellphone owners’ locations. The New York Times reported on this leaked program earlier this week and it was subsequently confirmed by James R. Clapper, the director of national intelligence, during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. General Keith Alexander, the NSA’s director, said the NSA collected cellphone location data as a...

Social Connections, Metadata Collected By The NSA
2013-09-30 05:02:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online For the past three years, the National Security Agency (NSA) has been analyzing its vast repository of phone and e-mail logs, as well as other information, to create complex diagrams of the social connections of some US citizens, including their associates, travel companions and other personal interactions, The New York Times reported on Saturday. Citing newly-disclosed documents provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden,...

2013-09-25 23:34:41

“VOVIE brings users military grade security with up to AES encrypted 512-bit scrambled private network channels across the cloud, while empowering: Personal stereo voice calls, HD video chats up to 1080p, live stereo music share & texts over low cost global connections for the first time” States Norm Towson, MTY, CEO Dayton, Ohio; Grass Valley, Ca. (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 VOVIE, patents pending, was designed by the Meeting to You Team, after decades of experiences building...

2013-09-24 08:36:39

Security researcher and Barr Group associate Dr. Matthew Green will discuss the embedded device security implications of recent NSA revelations GAITHERSBURG, Md., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Barr Group today announced that Matthew Green, Assistant Research Professor at Johns Hopkins University and a Barr Group associate, will speak at Barr Group's upcoming "Embedded Security Boot Camp" training course. Dr. Green will discuss his "A Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering" blog...

Smartphone Data May Not Be Safe From The NSA
2013-09-09 04:02:43

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US National Security Agency (NSA) has the ability to access user data on several popular types of smartphones, according to reports published by German news outlet Spiegel this weekend. According to a September 7 article, the online version of the Hamburg-based weekly news magazine Der Spiegel claims to have seen “top secret NSA documents” that “explicitly note that the NSA can tap into such information on Apple iPhones,...

NSA Using Backdoors For Encryption Services
2013-09-06 10:28:47

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New information about the NSA’s ongoing digital monitoring of Americans has been revealed this week including information that the agency has been working with tech companies to build “back doors” into their encryption methods. These serve as access points to a person’s email, banking information, medical records or other private data they have online. The NSA has taken great pains to protect the secrecy of this...