Tag: NSA

NSA Leaks are Scaring Big Tech. Heres Why

After an unknown group came public with a cache of hacking tools from the National Security Agency earlier this week, some of the biggest tech companies in the world are in a hurry to fix their systems and software to protect themselves and customers from attacks. The leak came from an anonymous group and is calling itself The Shadow Brokers. While the group’s beginnings and reasons for the leak are …
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NSA Labels Privacy-Centric Internet Users As Extremists

The NSA is not making any friends these days, and their latest statement on privacy-centric journalists is not helping matters much either. To be more precise, an investigation by the agency revealed how they are continuing to target the Tor network. Moreover, The Linux Journal is referred to as an “extremist forum”. Quite a strong sentiment, and possibly completely misguided as well. Privacy-Centric People Are Extremists If it were up …
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NSA Thinks of Pacemakers As A Matter of National Security

The NSA would like nothing more than to know every little detail about individual citizens. But it appears as of hacking computers is not enough, as they now want to monitor the Internet of Things. This would include pacemakers and other medical devices as well. Pacemakers Have Nothing To Do With National Security There is only so much the NSA can claim to collect on behalf of national security in …
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Unlimited Warrantless Searches For The FBI Are On The Horizon

Not too long ago, we reported how the FBI will soon be able to get a warrant to hack any computer with anonymity software, regardless of what this software is being used for. But that is not the only cause of concern, as the number of warrantless searches is growing month over month. The Role of NSA and FBI In Privacy The number of warrantless searches has doubled between 2013 …
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