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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
Pew Internet:
Pew survey examines changes in American attitudes about online privacy post-Snowden   —  Americans' Privacy Strategies Post-Snowden  —  It has been nearly two years since the first disclosures of government surveillance programs by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden …
Mar 16, 2015, 12:50 PMIn context
The Intercept:
New Snowden leaks show a multi-year CIA effort to break the security of Apple's iPhone and iPads   —  The CIA Campaign to Steal Apple's Secrets  —  RESEARCHERS WORKING with the Central Intelligence Agency have conducted a multi-year, sustained effort to break the security of Apple's iPhones and iPads …
Mar 10, 2015, 3:50 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
As Gemalto downplays breach by NSA and GCHQ, experts say six day investigation was likely insufficient   —  World's Largest SIM Card Maker Has No Clue Whether It Was Hacked by the NSA  —  Last week, new documents leaked by Edward Snowden revealed one of the NSA and GCHQ's most daring operations …
Feb 25, 2015, 12:30 PMIn context
Paul Carsten / Reuters:
Since Snowden leaks, China has dropped Cisco, Apple, McAfee, and others for government purchases   —  Exclusive: China drops leading technology brands for state purchases  —  (Reuters) - China has dropped some of the world's leading technology brands from its approved state purchase lists …
Feb 25, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Kim Zetter / Wired:
Firmware is vulnerable because vendors rarely sign or authenticate the software   —  Why Firmware Is So Vulnerable to Hacking, and What Can Be Done About It  —  When Kaspersky Lab revealed last week that it had uncovered a sophisticated piece of malware designed to plant malicious code inside …
Feb 25, 2015, 6:15 AMIn context
Harrison Weber / VentureBeat:
Edward Snowden just did a Reddit AMA.  Here's what we learned   —  Update 2:05 p.m. PT: The AMA is over!  We've updated the story accordingly.  —  Nearly two years after orchestrating the biggest leak in U.S. history, mass surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden sat down with journalists Laura Poitras …
Feb 23, 2015, 3:40 PMIn context
Angie Han / /Film:
Oliver Stone to direct an Edward Snowden biopic, set for a Christmas 2015 release   —  Oliver Stone's ‘Snowden’ Sets Christmas Release; Adds Timothy Olyphant and More  —  Every year, the studios release approximately 8 million prestige dramas between November and December …
Feb 22, 2015, 7:25 PMIn context
Dan Froomkin / The Intercept:
FBI Flouts Obama Directive to Limit Gag Orders on National Security Letters   —  Despite the post-Snowden spotlight on mass surveillance, the intelligence community's easiest end-run around the Fourth Amendment since 2001 has been something called a National Security Letter.
Feb 22, 2015, 9:30 AMIn context
The Intercept:
How US and UK spies hacked into world's largest maker of SIM cards and stole encryption keys   —  How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle  —  AMERICAN AND BRITISH spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world …
Feb 19, 2015, 2:35 PMIn context

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