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The Shadow Brokers Dump Hacking Arsenal as Parting Gift

The Shadow Brokers, the infamous hacker group that stole cyberweapons from the United States National Security Agency, have announced that they are signing off, but not before sharing all of its hacking tools into the Internet. It appears that Shadow Brokers have developed a suite of hacking tools that are designed to penetrate computers that are running on the Windows platform.

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.

Spy gizmos?

US Government Still Sees Huawei as a Front for Chinese Spying

In October 2012, a U.S. House Intelligence Committee panel issued a report describing Huawei as a "national security threat."


NSA’s Plan To Spy Through Android App Stores Made Public

If downloading apps from the Play store is confidential, think twice as the National Security Agency is planning to use this platform to infect smartphones with malware and track them.

NSA Spying / USA Freedom Act

USA Freedom Act Gets House Approval To End NSA Phone Data Collection

In a bid to put an end to the National Security Agency's (NSA) domestic surveillance and phone data collection, the House on Wednesday moved to pass the USA Freedom Act.

European Union Warns Europeans of U.S. Spying on Facebook

The result of this trial might mean an end to U.S. companies storing European information on U.S. servers.

 Snowden at CeBIT 2015

Spies are Targeting IT Professionals, Says Snowden

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


Rand Paul Looks Toward SXSW for Potential 2016 Voters

The issue is with Paul's backwards ideas on same-sex marriage and other controversial subjects.

Android Lollipop Encryption Is Not Active By Default

Google didn't disclose that manufacturers have the ability to turn off encryption.


Hack of Gemalto an Attempt to Build Full Mobile Surveillance Network

Gemalto has confirmed after an investigation the NSA and GCHQ did attack the SIM maker.


U.S. Officials Review Role In Public Security Following Sony Pictures Hack

U.S. officials are looking into new ways to defend the private sector from cyber attacks, following the Sony Pictures attack.


NSA Hacked Global Cellphone Network Provider GSMA, Snowden Says

The National Security Agency reportedly targeted cellphone networks like U.K.-based GSM Association, provider of networking tools to 800 operators worldwide.


Sophisticated REGIN Spying Malware Instigated By U.S.?

Cyber-security firm Symantec Corp. has discovered a sophisticated malware called "Regin" that acts as a stealth data collection and surveillance tool, likely to have been developed by a technologically-advanced "nation state."

Facebook is now featuring 360-degree virtual reality-style videos in its newsfeed using Oculus VR.

Facebook Reports Surge In Government Data Requests

Facebook is reporting a surge in government data requests, alongside new requests to censor or remove content from the social network.

North Carolina Republican U.S. Sen. Richard Burr

A Republican Win On Tuesday Will Be Favorable To CIA

A Republican-led Senate will likely have a better partnership with the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency than a Democratic-led one, which has currently been wrangling with the two agencies over data spying and compliance to congressional oversight.

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