Latest National Security Agency Stories

NSA Tapping Moves Yahoo To Encryption
2013-11-19 04:36:00

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Yahoo! Inc. on Monday announced that it will encrypt all information that flows between its data centers by Q1 of 2014 as part of an effort to beef up security following recent revelations that the National Security Agency (NSA) had tapped into the data centers. The media company announced that it will roll out heavy, 2048-bit key encryption across all of its products, including Yahoo’s data center communications between servers....

UK Intelligence Using NSA Techniques To Spy On Citizens: Snowden
2013-11-12 08:19:46

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There can be no doubt the NSA has been, from a public trust and public relations point-of-view, marred by Edward Snowden and his slow and steady release of information to select media outlets. Now the intelligence agency emerging with a blackened eye is the UK's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ). This latest revelation has been published in the German magazine Der Spiegel. It all goes back to September. It was then...

2013-11-05 23:34:33

Due to all the recent NSA headlines in the media, MinuteHound has released information on its privacy policy and how companies can safeguard themselves against unwanted prying eyes. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Do time clocks store traceable data? The answer depends on the clock. MinuteHound does not store ANY user-specific data. In other words, MinuteHound does not store fingerprints. The recently uncovered National Security Agency (NSA) data collection program raises...

Google's Eric Schmidt Blasts NSA Over MUSCULAR Spy Program
2013-11-04 08:02:44

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last week it was revealed that Google and Yahoo! Data centers were being infiltrated by the NSA and data transmitted between the companies and their worldwide users were being intercepted without anyone's knowledge. The evidence, first reported by the Washington Post, was leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. Soon after the news broke, engineers close to Google reportedly launched a verbal offensive at the NSA. Google’s...

Google, Yahoo Data Centers Targeted By NSA Program, Claims Snowden
2013-10-30 15:47:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New documents obtained by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden claim the National Security Agency has broken into Google’s and Yahoo!’s data centers. This program is codenamed MUSCULAR and targets data centers all around the world. According to the leaked documents, the NSA has gained access to millions of accounts, including those of American citizens. The millions of records gathered by this program are then sent to NSA...

NSA Gleans Global Contacts, Addresses Via Help Of Internet Companies
2013-10-15 08:54:18

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The National Security Agency (NSA) has been collecting contact lists and “buddy lists” of Internet users from across the globe with help from email and web chat companies such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Yahoo. The system that pulls this data to create larger networks of people all over the world is so effective that in some cases it needed to be stopped so as not to overload its servers. The Washington Post has reported...

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...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.