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Ryan Gallagher / The Intercept:
May 22, 2015, 3:35 PMIn context
CBC News:
US, Canada, UK, Australia, and New Zealand planned to hijack Google and Samsung app stores to implant spyware on smartphones   —  Spy agencies target mobile phones, app stores to implant spyware  —  Users of millions of smartphones put at risk by certain mobile browser gaps, Snowden file shows
May 21, 2015, 9:20 AMIn context
Pew Internet:
Pew Report: 69% of US adults are not confident social networks will keep their data private and secure   —  Americans' Attitudes About Privacy, Security and Surveillance  —  The cascade of reports following the June 2013 government surveillance revelations by NSA contractor Edward Snowden …
May 21, 2015, 12:30 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Google Confirms Cops Can Wiretap Your Hangouts   —  In the wake of all the Edward Snowden revelations, a seemingly endless series of encryption apps, all promising some degree “NSA-proof” security, have come out trying to take advantage of this new anti-surveillance business opportunity.
May 12, 2015, 10:30 AMIn context
Dan Froomkin / The Intercept:
NSA had broadly deployed technology to convert spoken words from phone calls into searchable text by 2006, Snowden documents reveal   —  How the NSA Converts Spoken Words Into Searchable Text  —  Most people realize that emails and other digital communications they once considered private can now become part of their permanent record.
May 5, 2015, 10:00 PMIn context
Benjamin Brake / Foreign Affairs:
Governments can better mitigate risk from the burgeoning surveillance software industry with bug bounties, not export controls   —  The Bug Trade … Since Apple and Google announced last year that they would encrypt mobile user data by default, senior Western officials have denounced …
Apr 27, 2015, 6:00 AMIn context
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
Danny Sullivan / Search Engine Land:
Google Maps loophole lets man add verified listing for “Edward's Snow Den” inside White House   —  How A Long-Standing Google Maps Loophole Let This Man Put Edward Snowden In The White House  —  Does the name Bryan Seely ring a bell?  He's the guy last year who managed …
Apr 16, 2015, 4:50 AMIn context
Cat Zakrzewski / TechCrunch:
Apr 6, 2015, 2:45 PMIn context

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