World | Reuters | Wednesday October 8, 2014
Twitter Inc sued the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday, intensifying its battle with federal agencies as the Internet industry's self-described champion of free speech seeks the right to reveal the extent of U.S. government surveillance.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 1, 2014
A new battle is brewing over privacy for mobile devices, after moves by Google and Apple to toughen the encryption of their mobile devices sparked complaints from law enforcement.
World | Reuters | Thursday August 7, 2014
The Federal Bureau of Investigation wants to hire a contractor to grade news reports about the agency and brief staff on whether press coverage is favorable.
World | Reuters | Wednesday August 6, 2014
Public concerns about the US government's secretive surveillance programs exposed by Edward Snowden have spawned a slew of encryption products and privacy services that aim to make electronic spying more difficult.
World | Reuters | Thursday July 31, 2014
Tor, the prominent system for protecting Internet privacy, said on Wednesday many of its users trying to reach hidden sites might have been identified by government-funded researchers.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Friday July 18, 2014
A Sikh advocacy group in the US has asked the National Security Agency and the FBI to provide them information about alleged use of ethnic slurs in surveillance programmes targeting their community.
World | Reuters | Tuesday July 15, 2014
Last November, Felix Lindner came very close to shutting down the power supply of Ettlingen, a town of almost 40,000 people in the south of Germany.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 5, 2014
Germany's federal prosecutors said Wednesday they had opened an investigation over alleged snooping on Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone by the US National Security Agency in a case that has soured relations.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 7, 2014
An American FBI agent arrested in Pakistan for trying to board a plane while carrying pistol ammunition has been remanded in police custody until the weekend, officials said.
Chandni | Wednesday April 16, 2014
A Pakistani sessions court today directed the Federal Investigation Agency to register a case against film actress Meera and her husband Captain Naveed in connection with their alleged sex video which they uploaded on the social media.
Wednesday April 9, 2014
NHTSA said GM had also told the agency it was not able to respond fully because of an investigation into the recall by former federal prosecutor Anton Valukas, who has been hired by GM to conduct an internal probe.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 20, 2014
The US government's clandestine PRISM Internet program exposed by Edward Snowden targets suspect email addresses and phone numbers but does not search for keywords like terrorism, officials said on Wednesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 10, 2014
Fugitive intelligence contractor Edward Snowden's theft of 1.7 million secret documents could potentially put US military forces in "lethal" danger worldwide, American lawmakers warned on Thursday, citing a confidential Pentagon report.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 15, 2013
A former FBI agent was sentenced to more than three years in prison on Thursday for disclosing confidential national security information about a foiled bomb plot to an Associated Press reporter.
India | NDTV.com | Wednesday November 13, 2013
A sensational disclosure is made in a new book on the Mumbai 26/11 attacks. NDTV speaks to one of the two authors of the book, Adrian Levy.
World | Reuters | Wednesday October 30, 2013
US President Barack Obama recently ordered the National Security Agency to curtail eavesdropping on the United Nations headquarters in New York as part of a review of US electronic surveillance, according to a US official familiar with the decision.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday October 27, 2013
Israeli agents hacked millions of phone calls and messages in France, media reported citing a leaked US intelligence document.
World | Reuters | Sunday October 27, 2013
Protesters marched on Capitol Hill in Washington on Saturday to protest the US government's online surveillance programs, whose vast scope was revealed this year by former spy agency contractor Edward Snowden.
World | Reuters | Monday October 21, 2013
Public disclosures about US government surveillance threaten the ability of police to use powerful new technologies such as drones and mobile license plate readers, a top law enforcement official said on Sunday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 10, 2013
The father of Edward Snowden arrived in Moscow today, hoping to meet his son for the first time since the former US intelligence contractor became a fugitive after leaking sensational details of US covert surveillance.