NSA US National Security Agency

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Name: NSA US National Security Agency (US National Security Agency, NSA)
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 29 mins ago - 5 reports

4/16/2014: World: Post, Guardian win for NSA data leaks

NEW YORK: The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service on Monday for revealing the US government’s sweeping surveillance programmes in a blockbuster series of stories based on secret documents supplied by NSA leaker.. ... [Published Hindustan Times - 9 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

NSA spying should not contribute to the dangers posed by security flaws

The Heartbleed bug, the recently disclosed and already notorious flaw in the way that some websites send information, put millions of Americans at risk for theft of money, identity and perhaps worse. Yet, by some accounts, it was willfully exploited by ... [Published Buffalo News - 4 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

Here's the software that helps Edward Snowden avoid the NSA

forgot username/password? remember me BYEdward Snowden hasn't escaped the NSA's watchful eyes purely by exploiting lax security -- he also uses the right software. We now know that he communicates with the media using Tails, a customized version of Linux ... [Published India Everyday - 10 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 4 reports

Google Apparently Chose Not To Tell The NSA About Heartbleed

(Credit: designmilk ) Google deliberately chose not to tell the government about Heartbleed. ... [Published Crooks and Liars - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 8 reports

Edward Snowden Praises Pulitzer Board for Recognizing The Guardian‘s NSA Coverage

()The Pulitzer Prize is a crowning achievement for those who receive it. On Monday, a new crop of Pulitzer Prize winners was announced, and The Boston Globe staff received top honors for their  “exhaustive and empathetic coverage of the Boston Marathon ... [Published South East Missourian - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 51 reports

Guardian Wash Post share Pulitzer Prize

The Guardian and the Washington Post shared a Pulitzer Prize Monday for reporting on leaks from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden that revealed a global surveillance network ... ... [Published Big News Network - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 8 reports

The NSA has its own suggestions for dealing with Heartbleed

The National Security Agency has already denied reports that claimed it had been aware of the Heartbleed security threat and used it in its advantage, and now the agency has issued its own document, picked up by Engadget, advising users on how to deal ... [Published Yahoo! News - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 70 reports

NSA spy report among Pulitzer contenders

The Pulitzer Prizes, journalism’s highest honour, will be announced Monday.Among the potential contenders are reporters who revealed the massive US government surveillance effort. Revelations about the spy programmes were first published in June in The ... [Published Financial Express - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 35 reports

Pulitzer Prize shows importance of a free press in era of high-tech snooping

Posted Apr. 15, 2014 at 6:43 a.m. This photo provided by The Guardian Newspaper in London shows Edward Snowden, who worked as a contract employee at the National Security Agency, in Hong Kong, Sunday, June 9, 2013. Disclosure of secret National Security ... [Published Local Tech Wire - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 61 reports

A Virtual House of Cards

If lack of abundant policing and decentralization are the principal virtues of the Internet,  they’re not without their downsides. That much was made clear by the disclosure of a major vulnerability in OpenSSL—a key Internet security method—that researchers ... [Published Harvard Crimson - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 8 reports

What can we do to prevent the next Heartbleed?

Heartbleed is a lesson in ambiguity. The bug has been described as a disaster, but there’s no proof  that it was used to collect information. Bloomberg reported that the National Security Agency took advantage of the bug, but the NSA denied that it exploited ... [Published PandoDaily - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 10 reports

NYT: Obama Lets the NSA Exploit Some Internet Flaws

SOver the weekend, it was revealed that President Obama thinks that when the National Security Agency discovers major flaws in Internet security, they should be allowed to exploit it if there's a "a clear national security or law enforcement need."The ... [Published Gizmodo - Apr 14 2014]

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Printed Letters: April 16, 2014 [Published Grand Junction Daily Sentinel - 22 mins ago]
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A push for email privacy [Published North West Arkansas Times - 1 hour ago]
BPO provider upgrades IT infrastructure to achi... [Published SMB World Asia - 2 hours ago]
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Heartbleed reminds us the Internet isn’t safe [Published Golden Gate Xpress - 3 hours ago]
Froma Harrop: National security lessons not lea... [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - 3 hours ago]
Britain: New Surveillance Chief Named [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
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German Aerospace Center hit by serious malware-... [Published Security Affairs - 4 hours ago]
We agree on one thing, a broken political system [Published Grass Valley Union - 4 hours ago]
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Leave no trace: Tips to cover your digital foot... [Published PC World: Techlog - 37 mins ago]
Privacy is at a premium. Whether it’s the NSA, a hacker cabal, or corporate marketers, someone is looking over your shoulder every time you use your PC. You can minimize your exposure, though. Whether you’d just like to keep your Web browsing under ...
White House Details Zero-Day Bug Policy [Published Seclists.org - Info Security News - 3 hours ago]
Posted by InfoSec News on Apr 16 http://www.darkreading.com/author.asp?section_id=314&doc_id=1204483 By Mathew J. SchwartzDark Reading4/15/2014NSA denies prior knowledge of the Heartbleed vulnerability, but the WhiteHouse reserves the right to withhold ...
First Phase Of Security Audit Finds Vulnerabili... [Published Techdirt - 3 hours ago]
In the wake of the serious Heartbleed flaw in OpenSSL, more people are becoming aware of how widely used and important open source encryption tools are, and how their security is too often taken for granted. Some people were already worrying about ...
Dropping Dropbox? Here are Five Alternatives. [Published Bandwidth Blog - 4 hours ago]
Dropbox is the King of cloud storage. As any King might tell you, their temptation to become a tyrant is high. This is the dilemma that Dropbox finds itself at the horns of. It’s becoming clear now that the intrusive inspection of users’ private ...
German Aerospace Center hit by serious malware-... [Published Security Affairs - 4 hours ago]
The German Aerospace Center was victim of a cyberespionage attack, many computers have been infected by sophisticated Trojans and other spyware. Cyber espionage is considerable today one of the most alarming cyber threats for governments and private ...
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The Fourth Amendment Shell Game [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
Possible Agreement On NSA Surveillance [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Mar 26 2014]
Turning Off the Vacuum Cleaner [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 26 2014]
Who Is Reading Your Email? [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 24 2014]
The Search Continues for Missing Flight [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Mar 11 2014]
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Klayman v. Obama Plaintiffs Turn Up Heat In NSA... [Published Financial Services - 14 hours ago]
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