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Klint Finley / Wired:
OX Guard: Open source tool that can send encrypted email to anyone, even those not using it   —  The Open Source Tool That Lets You Send Encrypted Emails to Anyone  —  In the wake of the mass NSA surveillance scandal sparked by whistleblower Edward Snowden, all sorts of hackers, academics …
Sep 4, 2014, 8:25 AMIn context
Klint Finley / Wired:
Tox, a secure, open-source P2P messaging system first conceived on 4chan, aspires to become a Skype alternative   —  Out in the Open: Hackers Build a Skype That's Not Controlled by Microsoft  —  The web forum 4chan is known mostly as a place to share juvenile and, to put it mildly, politically incorrect images.
Sep 2, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Dustin Volz / National Journal:
Snowden: The NSA Caused a Massive Internet Blackout in Syria   —  The National Security Agency inadvertently brought Syria's Internet to a screeching halt nationwide in 2012 after a failed attempt to hack into the war-torn country's communications data, according to a new claim by Edward Snowden.
Aug 13, 2014, 11:10 AMIn context
Kim Zetter / Wired:
NSA developing “MonsterMind” system to autonomously block and retaliate against cyberattacks   —  Meet MonsterMind, the NSA Bot That Could Wage Cyberwar Autonomously  —  Edward Snowden has made us painfully aware of the government's sweeping surveillance programs over the last year.
Aug 13, 2014, 10:05 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Snowden: I Left the NSA Clues, But They Couldn't Find Them   —  If the NSA still doesn't know the full extent of the greatest leak of secrets in its history, it's not because of Edward Snowden's attempts to cover his tracks.  On the contrary, the NSA's most prolific whistleblower now claims …
Aug 13, 2014, 9:20 AMIn context
James Bamford / Wired:
Edward Snowden is extensively interviewed in Moscow by NSA whistleblower James Bamford   —  Edward Snowden: The Untold Story  —  I am staying at the Hotel Metropol, a whimsical sand-colored monument to pre-revolutionary art nouveau.  Built during the time of Czar Nicholas II …
Aug 13, 2014, 9:15 AMIn context
Kashmir Hill / Forbes:
The Snowden Effect: Yahoo To Join Gmail In Offering Users End-To-End Encryption   —  Yahoo users may have benefited most from the “Snowden effect.”  The tech company was a laggard when it came to security practices until the NSA leaker's disclosures made clear the extent to which weak security practices …
Aug 7, 2014, 4:40 PMIn context
Recorded Future:
Security researchers: Al-Qaeda changed encryption tech after Snowden leaks, prefers Android   —  How Al-Qaeda Uses Encryption Post-Snowden (Part 2)  —  Analysis Summary  —  Al-Qaeda (AQ) encryption product releases have continued since our May 8, 2014 post on the subject …
Aug 2, 2014, 6:35 PMIn context
Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch:
Senate Expected To Unveil Broad NSA Reform Bill Tomorrow   —  U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy is expected to introduce a version of the USA FREEDOM Act (UFA) tomorrow that is far stronger than what the enfeebled House of Representatives managed to pass earlier this year.
Jul 28, 2014, 3:50 PMIn context
Lee Fang / VICE:
The Judges Approving the NSA's Surveillance Requests Keep Buying Verizon Stock   —  Drawing of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance (FISA) Court at an Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) event in Germany last year.  Photo via Flickr user mlcastle, original drawing by Lindsay Young
Jul 28, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context

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