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No. 1 thief

NSA Contractor Commits Largest Theft of Classified Information in US History

Martin, who has top secret clearance, was arrested after FBI agents raided his home in Maryland.

The future of computing

Google and NSA Competing to Build World’s Most Powerful Quantum Computer

Google recently said it's gotten closer to building a universal quantum computer.

North Korea

North Korean Special Task Force Conducts Secret Missions in China to Capture Defectors

North Korean special agents have been conducting secret missions to capture defectors who have sought refuge in China.

CIA Director John Brennan, ISIS

CIA Director Calls for More Surveillance, Says ISIS Could Have Other Attacks 'in the Pipeline'

CIA Director John Brennan on Monday said that he suspects the Islamic State could be working on more terrorist plots against the West. His statement follows Friday's attack in Paris which killed at least 129 people and left hundreds more injured.

 Snowden at CeBIT 2015

Spies are Targeting IT Professionals, Says Snowden

Snowden explained that encryption is the best way to protect private information.

NSA DIrector Michael Rogers

NSA Abused Power by Spying on Wives, Girlfriends

The National Security Agency (NSA) was forced to admit on Christmas Eve how it wrongly spied on Americans in a list it released as a result of a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

World Wide Web Inventor Pushes For Bill Of Rights For The Use Of Internet

World Wide Web Inventor Warns of Threat to Internet

Berners-Lee called for a bill of rights to safeguard the Internet's independence and guarantee user privacy.

Yahoo headquarters

Yahoo to Shut Down Qwiki, Yahoo Directory, Yahoo Education

Internet company Yahoo announced Friday that it would be closing down some of its products as it aims to focus on its core services, such as communications, digital magazines, search and video.

Microsoft sign at its Redmond headquarters

Microsoft Reveals New Information on Government Requests for User Data

Computer giant Microsoft on Friday disclosed substantial data about how governments around the world have requested for users' account information in the first half of the year.

Amidst the Press

Turkey Questions US Envoy Over NSA Spying

Turkey has summoned the U.S. charge d'affaires to explain the looming issue of the National Security Agency's surveillance on Turkey. Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc confirmed the summons, a day after Der Spiegel, reported on confidential documents released by the former NSA operative Edward Snowden.

Edward Snowden

Snowden Willing To Be Jailed In U.S. For ‘Right Purpose’

Former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor and exiled whistle-blower Edward Snowden told Wired magazine that he is willing to return to the U.S. and go to jail for the “right purpose” after discussing the possibility of a cyber attack on innocent countries.

Cybersecurity Bill Approved by Senate Committee; NSA Stocks Up On American Data

New Cybersecurity Bill Approved by Senate Committee; More Data for NSA?

The Senate intelligence committee has agreed to adopt a cybersecurity bill that will further increase the National Security Agency's access on data about the American people.

NSA spying on German leader?

German Agent Suspected of Spying for US

German police have arrested an employee of the country's foreign intelligence service BND on suspicion of spying for US intelligence, collecting documents related to the investigation of alleged US espionage activities in Germany, and passing them on to American agents.

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