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Glyn Moody / Ars Technica UK:
GCHQ's data-mining techniques revealed in new Snowden leak   —  Shhh!  Top Secret—don't pass it on...  (credit: GCHQ)  —  A “Data Mining Research Problem Book” marked “top secret strap 1” has been leaked that details some of the key techniques used by GCHQ to sift through the huge volumes …
Feb 6, 2016, 12:05 PMIn context
Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
NSA, GCHQ used open source software to spy on Israeli, Syrian drones   —  Image tools unscrambled encrypted analog video feeds, documents reveal.  —  Documents provided to The Intercept by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden show new evidence of a long-running surveillance campaign …
Jan 30, 2016, 12:45 AMIn context
Danny Yadron / Guardian:
Ashkan Soltani, who contributed to reporting on Snowden docs, departs White House Office of Science and Technology Policy after being denied security clearance   —  White House denies clearance to tech researcher with links to Snowden  —  Pulitzer prize-winning journalist …
Jan 29, 2016, 8:10 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Metadata can be scraped from your messages even when you use PGP encryption   —  Ever since the Snowden revelations, more and more people have been educating themselves on how to use encryption.  One of the first programs people might turn to is Pretty Good Privacy, or PGP …
Jan 29, 2016, 10:15 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
AT&T Snaps Up Assets, Talent From Carrier iQ, Phone Monitoring Startup Goes Offline   —  Remember Carrier iQ?  In the years before Edward Snowden's revelations about the NSA, the name and its software became synonymous with creepy, unseen monitoring of everything that you do on a smartphone …
Dec 30, 2015, 5:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: NSA continued to spy on some allies after Snowden leaks, also capturing communications with US lawmakers and Jewish groups   —  U.S. Spy Net on Israel Snares Congress  —  National Security Agency's targeting of Israeli leaders also swept up the content of private conversations with U.S. lawmakers
Dec 29, 2015, 5:45 PMIn context
Kim Zetter / Wired:
Tor Project hires Shari Steele, who led the EFF for 15 years, as its new executive director   —  Tor Hires a New Leader to Help It Combat the War on Privacy  —  The Tor Project is entering a crucial phase in its nearly 10-year existence.  In the wake of the Edward Snowden leaks …
Dec 12, 2015, 2:05 AMIn context
Dan Froomkin / The Intercept:
Unencrypted smartphone likely used by Paris attacker reveals messages were sent in the clear over SMS   —  Signs Point to Unencrypted Communications Between Terror Suspects  —  In the wake of the Paris attack, intelligence officials and sympathizers upset by the Edward Snowden leaks …
Nov 18, 2015, 3:55 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
The US Army, Navy, DARPA, others do not implement STARTTLS, a basic email encryption protocol   —  How the US Military Fails to Protect Its Soldiers' Emails  —  Many government agencies, including the US military, are leaving the emails of soldiers and government employees potentially …
Sep 18, 2015, 4:30 PMIn context
Julia Angwin / ProPublica:
First Library to Support Anonymous Internet Browsing Effort Stops After DHS Email   —  A library in a small New Hampshire town started to help Internet users around the world surf anonymously using Tor.  Until the Department of Homeland Security raised a red flag.
Sep 14, 2015, 9:35 AMIn context

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