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Dustin Volz / Reuters:
NSA to shut down bulk phone surveillance program by Sunday   —  The U.S. National Security Agency will end its daily vacuuming of millions of Americans' phone records by Sunday and replace the practice with more tightly targeted surveillance methods, the Obama administration said on Friday.
Nov 28, 2015, 11:25 AMIn context
Charlie Savage / New York Times:
New documents show how NSA tapped networks abroad to replace its bulk email records program   —  File Says N.S.A. Found Way to Replace Email Program  —  WASHINGTON — When the National Security Agency's bulk collection of records about Americans' emails came to light in 2013 …
Nov 20, 2015, 1:50 AMIn context
Joseph Menn / Reuters:
NSA says it discloses 91% of vulnerabilities it finds, but sources say it often uses those vulnerabilities first   —  NSA says how often, not when, it discloses software flaws  —  The U.S. National Security Agency, seeking to rebut accusations that it hoards information about vulnerabilities …
Nov 7, 2015, 6:20 PMIn context
Thomas Fox-Brewster / Forbes:
ProtonMail pays hackers ransom of $6K in Bitcoin to end DDoS attack   —  ProtonMail Pays Crooks $6,000 In Bitcoin To Cease DDoS Bombardment  —  ProtonMail is getting its first taste of life as an entity known to criminals looking for a quick, easy payday.  —  Throughout most of yesterday …
Nov 5, 2015, 3:55 PMIn context
Danny Yadron / Wall Street Journal:
Keith Alexander's IronNet raises $32.5M in a Series A led by Trident Capital Cybersecurity, with KPCB participating   —  Ex-NSA Chief's Cybersecurity Startup Draws Funding  —  Infusion of $32.5 million in IronNet highlights ties between Silicon Valley and Washington
Oct 26, 2015, 2:15 PMIn context
District court dismisses Wikimedia v. NSA internet surveillance case brought by ACLU for broad coalition, says plaintiffs failed to show they were monitored   —  Court Dismisses ACLU Challenge to NSA Internet Surveillance  —  ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A federal district court granted the government's motion …
Oct 23, 2015, 7:15 PMIn context
Freedom to Tinker:
New research suggests NSA may have cracked commonly used long prime numbers in 1024-bit Diffie-Hellman to decrypt connections on a large scale   —  How is NSA breaking so much crypto?  —  There have been rumors for years that the NSA can decrypt a significant fraction of encrypted Internet traffic.
Oct 19, 2015, 8:40 AMIn context
Luke O'Brien / Fortune:
Profile of Will Ackerly, ex-NSA security architect and founder of email encryption firm Virtru   —  Could this ex-NSA hotshot protect your email from hacking?  —  One morning in June 2013, Will Ackerly opened his laptop in his Washington, D.C., apartment and began to worry.
Sep 28, 2015, 9:25 AMIn context
Glyn Moody / Ars Technica UK:
EU-US data flows using “Safe Harbour” may be illegal because of NSA spying   —  Just how safe is Safe Harbour? (credit: Elizabeth du Toit)  —  The “Safe Harbour” framework—which is supposed to ensure data transfers from the EU to the US are legal under European data privacy laws …
Sep 23, 2015, 7:05 AMIn context
Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
Improved Simplocker Android malware disguises as an NSA app, has infected tens of thousands of devices using XMPP   —  Android ransomware uses XMPP chat to call home, claims it's from NSA  —  Improved Simplocker lurks disguised as legitimate Flash or video player app.
Sep 3, 2015, 10:15 AMIn context

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