cyber-spying

  1. Kevin Lancaster

    NSA spying on regular Internet users

    NSA watches regular Internet users A new reports has shown that the vast majority of online traffic intercepted by the NSA is generated by ordinary citizens
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    Tech firms and rights groups drop support for NSA reform bill

    Tech firms and rights groups drop support for NSA reform bill Major tech firms like Google and civil liberties groups withdraw their support after the Obama administration demanded key changes to the USA Freedom Act
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    China demands explanation from U.S. on Huawei spying report

    China demands explanation from U.S. on Huawei spying report China wants a clear explanation from Washington over reports that the US National Security Agency infiltrated servers at the headquarters of telecoms giant Huawei Technologies
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    British spy agency collected images of Yahoo webcam chats: Guardian

    British spy agency collected images of Yahoo webcam chats: Guardian Britain’s spy agency GCHQ intercepted millions of people’s webcam chats and stored still images of them, including sexually explicit ones
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    EU Commission pushes to dilute U.S. Internet influence

    EU Commission pushes to dilute U.S. Internet influence The European Commission called for a dilution of US influence over the organization of the Internet
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    Alleged cyber-spying on Colombian negotiators

    Alleged cyber-spying on Colombian negotiators Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos denied that his administration was in any way involved in the reported spying by members of an elite army cyber-unit
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    US government panel urges shutdown of NSA phone spying

    US government panel urges shutdown of NSA phone spying A sharply divided US government task force has urged President Barack Obama to shut down the agency’s bulk collection of phone data
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    Leading tech companies call for US surveillance reform

    Leading tech companies call for US surveillance reform Eight leading technology companies called on the US to overhaul its surveillance laws
  9. QuintonB

    Twitter tightens security features

    Twitter gets tougher on spying Twitter on Friday announced it has toughened the encryption of traffic at the globally popular one-to-many messaging service to thwart online snooping.
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    Google warns of 'splinter net' fallout from U.S. spying

    Google warns of 'splinter net' fallout from U.S. spying Search giant Google warned that U.S. spying operations risk fracturing the open Internet into a “splinter net” that could hurt American business.
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    NSA intercepts international Google, Yahoo traffic

    NSA intercepts international Google, Yahoo traffic The NSA has tapped directly into communications links used by Google and Yahoo to access huge amounts of email and other user information
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    Hacker group in China linked to big cyber attacks: Symantec

    Chinese hackers for hire behind world’s largest cyber-attacks Researchers have discovered a group of highly sophisticated hackers operating for hire out of China, and it linked them to some of the best-known espionage attacks in recent years.
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    Belgium the latest victim of cyber-spying

    Belgium the latest victim of cyber-spying Belgium said it is investigating suspected foreign state espionage against its main telecoms company, pointing the finger at the United States.
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    Net neutrality battle heads to US court

    Net neutrality battle heats up in US Net neutrality is the principle that Internet users should be able to access any Web content and use any applications they choose
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    Germany to bolster European IT companies

    Germany to boost European IT in wake of US spy controversy Responding to unease over US Internet surveillance, the German cabinet agreed to boost European tech companies
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    E-mail service affiliated with Snowden shut down

    Snowden-affiliated e-mail service shuts down An encrypted email service believed to have been used by American fugitive Edward Snowden shut down abruptly on Thursday
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    US rejects legislative bid to curb NSA data-gathering program

    US rejects bid to curb NSA data-gathering program A US spy program that sweeps up vast amounts of electronic communications survived a legislative challenge
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    French agency spies on phone calls, e-mail, web use: report

    French agency spies on phone calls, e-mail, web use: report France’s external intelligence agency spies on the French public’s phone calls, e-mails and social media activity, claims a French newspaper report
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    Web companies release US surveillance information

    Web companies release US surveillance information Facebook and Microsoft have struck agreements with the US government to release limited information about the number of surveillance requests they receive
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    Tech firms push for US government transparency on security

    Tech firms push for US government transparency on security Three of the largest Internet companies called on the US government to provide greater transparency on national security requests
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