Latest National Security Agency Stories
The Buckeye State could soon be known as the “Swearing State” instead, 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.
The U.S. National Security Agency 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.
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.
Yahoo! Inc. on Monday announced that it will encrypt all information that flows between its data center 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.
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).
Last week it was revealed that Google and Yahoo! Data centers were being infiltrated by the NSA and data between the companies and their users were being intercepted. Now Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt is going on the verbal offensive against the NSA.
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