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Klint Finley / Wired:
Tails: the privacy-focused Linux version Snowden, Greenwald, and Poitras used to communicate   —  Out in the Open: Inside the Operating System Edward Snowden Used to Evade the NSA  —  When NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden first emailed Glenn Greenwald, he insisted on using email encryption software called PGP for all communications.
Apr 15, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Ed Pilkington / Guardian:
Guardian and Washington Post win Pulitzer prize for NSA revelations   —  Pair awarded highest accolade in US journalism, winning Pulitzer prize for public service for stories on NSA surveillance  —  The Guardian and the Washington Post have been awarded the highest accolade in US journalism …
Apr 14, 2014, 5:25 PMIn context
Julian Sanchez / Guardian:
Even if the NSA first learned about Heartbleed this April, it could use the bug to decrypt data retained prior to that   —  The NSA's Heartbleed problem is the problem with the NSA  —  What the agency's denial isn't telling you: it didn't even need know about the bug to vacuum your privacy and store it indefinitely
Apr 13, 2014, 12:30 AMIn context
David E. Sanger / New York Times:
Obama Lets N.S.A. Exploit Some Internet Flaws, Officials Say   —  WASHINGTON — Stepping into a heated debate within the nation's intelligence agencies, President Obama has decided that when the National Security Agency discovers major flaws in Internet security, it should — in most circumstances …
Apr 12, 2014, 8:36 PMIn context
docs.google.com:
NSA and Federal government claim that they were not aware of Heartbleed vulnerability before April 2014   —  NSC statement on Heartbleed  —  Reports that NSA or any other part of the government were aware of the so-called Heartbleed vulnerability before April 2014 are wrong.
Apr 11, 2014, 5:30 PMIn context
Michael Riley / Bloomberg:
NSA Said to Exploit Heartbleed Bug for Intelligence for Years   —  The U.S. National Security Agency knew for at least two years about a flaw in the way that many websites send sensitive information, now dubbed the Heartbleed bug, and regularly used it to gather critical intelligence, two people familiar with the matter said.
Apr 11, 2014, 3:05 PMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Adding Condoleezza Rice To Dropbox's Board Seems Incredibly Tone Deaf Following NSA Concerns   —  Dropbox is probably the most well-known of the cloud storage providers out there, and it's angling for an IPO.  As such, it recently made some changes in its management, including a bit of news …
Apr 10, 2014, 4:05 PMIn context
Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed:
The Real Threat From The Heartbleed Security Flaw Is The NSA   —  “The best guess is that the only ones exploiting this bug are spy agencies, if anyone at all.”  —  NSA Headquarters  —  Handout .  / Reuters / Reuters  —  Heartbleed, the enormous security bug that could affect up to two-thirds …
Apr 9, 2014, 8:25 PMIn context
David Kravets / Ars Technica:
Supreme Court passes on NSA bulk phone surveillance case   —  Case will head to appeals court first, but will likely end up with the Supremes.  —  The Supreme Court declined Monday to resolve the constitutionality of the National Security Agency's bulk telephone metadata surveillance program …
Apr 7, 2014, 12:10 PMIn context

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