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Kim-Mai Cutler / TechCrunch:
Defense Secretary Tries To Thaw Relations With Silicon Valley, Opens New ‘Defense Innovation Unit X’   —  U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter is trying to mend relations with Silicon Valley a year and a half after tensions between the industry and the military exploded …
Apr 23, 2015, 9:45 PMIn context
Kim Zetter / Wired:
How to Detect Sneaky NSA ‘Quantum Insert’ Attacks   —  Among all of the NSA hacking operations exposed by whistleblower Edward Snowden over the last two years, one in particular has stood out for its sophistication and stealthiness.  Known as Quantum Insert, the man-on-the-side hacking technique …
Apr 23, 2015, 9:40 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
DEA pushes legal limits of surveillance, setting precedents used to justify spying elsewhere   —  Want to See Domestic Spying's Future?  Follow the Drug War  —  The NSA isn't the only three-letter agency that's been quietly collecting Americans' data on a mind-boggling scale.
Apr 13, 2015, 8:50 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
European Facebook Privacy Lawsuit Heads To Court In Vienna   —  A class action data privacy lawsuit that's being brought against Facebook in Europe — for participation in the NSA's PRISM dragnet surveillance program, among other alleged data protection violations — gets its first preparatory …
Apr 9, 2015, 7:45 AMIn context
Sam Machkovech / Ars Technica:
Presidential candidate Rand Paul promises to end warrantless searches of phone, computer records; campaign site sells $15 “NSA spy cam blocker” sticker   —  Rand Paul sells “NSA spy cam blocker” as Presidential bid fundraiser  —  Bid announcement video taken off YouTube due to copyright claim over a song.
Apr 8, 2015, 12:10 PMIn context
Cat Zakrzewski / TechCrunch:
Apr 6, 2015, 2:45 PMIn context
Glyn Moody / Ars Technica:
EU: Don't use Facebook if you want to keep the NSA away from your data   —  Court case could make it harder for US companies to take personal data out of EU.  —  In a key case before the European Union's highest court, the Court of Justice of the European Union, the European Commission admitted yesterday …
Mar 26, 2015, 6:45 AMIn context
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Top tech firms and privacy groups urge Congress to curb NSA surveillance powers ahead of key Patriot Act provisions expiring   —  Tech firms and privacy groups press for curbs on NSA surveillance powers  —  The nation's top technology firms and a coalition of privacy groups are urging Congress …
Mar 25, 2015, 4:30 PMIn context
Kim Zetter / Wired:
Researchers uncover method to hack BIOS firmware, subvert secure operating systems like Tails   —  Hacking BIOS Chips Isn't Just the NSA's Domain Anymore  —  The ability to hack the BIOS chip at the heart of every computer is no longer reserved for the NSA and other three-letter agencies.
Mar 22, 2015, 10:30 PMIn context
Darren Pauli / The Register:
Cisco shipping products to vacant properties to hide customers' identities, foiling NSA interdiction   —  Cisco posts kit to empty houses to dodge NSA chop shops  —  Kit sent to SmallCo of Nowheresville to avoid NSA interception profiles  —  Cisco will ship boxes to vacant addresses …
Mar 18, 2015, 1:30 PMIn context

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