Experts withdraw from Internet security conference amid controversy
Experts have withdrawn from an Internet security conference after the sponsor reportedly used flawed encryption technology to allow the NSA to spy more easily on computer users.
NSA developing computer to crack privacy codes: report
The NSA is trying to develop a computer that could ultimately break most encryption programs, whether they are used to protect other nations’ spying programs or consumers’ bank accounts.
NSA spy report in Obama’s hands
A review panel handed President Barack Obama a report Friday on surveillance by US spy agencies in the wake of explosive revelations on vast phone and Internet sweeps by fugitive Edward Snowden.
No better protection for US than spying, says NSA chief
NSA chief says he knows of no better way to protect the US from foreign threats than with spy programs that collect information from around the world.
SA operators giving your cellphone information to the NSA?
The Washington Post reported that the NSA is collecting records on the location of mobile phones around the world; does the same happen in South Africa?
Spies worry over "doomsday" cache stashed by ex-NSA contractor Snowden
British and US intelligence officials say they are worried about a “doomsday” cache of highly classified, heavily encrypted material they believe former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has stored on a data cloud.
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.