In a rare occurrence, the National Security Agency has published a statement urging people to update their Windows systems to protect against the BlueKeep vulnerability, a recently-detailed wormable exploit affecting Windows 7 and earlier.
A recent spate of ransomware attacks in Baltimore and other cities was executed using a tool developed by the National Security Agency. Thousands of people have been locked out of their computers in the past three weeks.
Cybersecurity firm Avast reported on a massive ransomware attack that hit more than 200,000 victims. While most of the targets were located in Russia, Ukraine, and Taiwan, other victims have been identified in Europe.
Edward Snowden’s asylum in Russia will expire in 2020 and his lawyers are speaking with EU officials to see if it would be possible for an EU country to grant asylum for the whistleblower and protect him from U.S. prosecution.
The Intelligent Security Camera Cover (ISCC) claims to be the "the world's thinnest, most ergonomic, and seamless mechanical webcam privacy cover.” After browsing the many mechanical camera covers out there, we’re inclined to agree.
Journalists still parsing through the collection of data leaked by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden have found documents proving that international skies are hardly safe from snooping government agencies.
Turns out that a mysterious building in New York City known as the AT&T Long Lines Building was actually one of the NSA's most valuable assets and was involved in mass surveillance programs, according to a report from The Intercept.
On Thursday, Edward Snowden will be holding a live question-and-answer session starting at 1:30 p.m. (PT) where he will discuss his views on the potential impact on privacy issues with a Donald Trump presidency.
Shadow Brokers, the hacker group that allegedly breached the National Security Agency, has posted a list of details about servers from around the world that it claims were hacked by the NSA. The data has been met with skepticism from…
It looks like AT&T's citizen-spying practices are far more wide-reaching than was previously thought. Not only that, but the company could be making a profit by spying on its customers, according to a report from The Daily Beast.
It hasn't been a great month for Yahoo. First we hear about a big data breach in 2014, and now apparently Yahoo secretly spied on millions of Yahoo Mail users, searching their incoming emails on behalf of U.S. spy agencies.
Following the explosive report on Yahoo's mass surveillance collaboration with the NSA, Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft have all released statements denying that they’ve ever carried out any similar sorts of surveillance.
The Shadow Brokers, a new hacker group, has released a series of documents allegedly exposing NSA hacking tools, and now it’s demanding a "reward" in Bitcoin to release more documents that are “better than Stuxnet.”