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Yahoo Reportedly Gave FBI, Intelligence officials, Access To User Emails

SAN FRANCISCO – Yahoo Inc last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers’ incoming emails for specific information provided by US intelligence officials, according to people familiar with the matter. Read more

NSA Operative Might Have Accidentally Leaked Its Hacking Tools

A U.S. investigation into a leak of hacking tools used by the National Security Agency is focusing on a theory that one of its operatives carelessly left them available on a remote computer and Russian hackers found them, four people with direct knowledge of the probe. Read more

NSA Chief: Spy Agencies Concerned About Possible U.S. Election Hacks

Washington – American intelligence agencies are concerned about reports that foreign governments may be attempting to undermine the Nov. 8 U.S. elections through cyber attacks, Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, said on Tuesday. Read more

Were Stolen NSA Codes Leaked By ‘Another Snowden?’

Top secret tools used by the National Security Agency are believed to be have been leaked by a group calling itself the “Shadow Brokers.” Read more

Snowden: Exposure of Alleged NSA Tools May Be Warning to US

National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says the exposure of malicious software allegedly linked to his former employer may be a message from Moscow. Read more

Edward Snowden Lawyer Vows New Push For Pardon From Barack Obama

Lawyers working with Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency whistleblower who received sanctuary in Russia after fleeing the US, have vowed to step up pressure on Barack Obama’s administration for a presidential pardon. Read more

Facebook and Google Battle Latest FBI Attempt To Expand Surveillance

The FBI and Silicon Valley are in a fight over whether web browsing records are the same as telephone bill records. Read more

FBI Has Been Secretly Hacking Americans For Nearly Two Decades

Countless Snowden leaks have detailed the highly sophisticated tools used by the NSA to collect data in bulk from unsuspecting people, including American citizens. Read more

Leaked NSA Documents Reveal Secretive Agency’s Inner Workings

WASHINGTON — In-house newsletters from the clandestine National Security Agency have been released by an online news site — part of the mountain of documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. Read more