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Latest Snowden dump reveals NSA discussed Russian civil targets

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

The NSA discussed targeting Russian civil targets, including Russia’s gas and oil sectors, with the Norwegian Intelligence Service in 2005.

Former NSA analyst charged in leak of classified documents to reporter

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

The accused man, Daniel Hale, worked as a Leidos contractor for the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA) from 2013-14, began communicating with the reporter in 2013 while at the NSA.

Alleged NSA leaker seeks to subpoena major cybersecurity companies, intel agencies

by Mark Satter • 1 year ago

A 26-year old former NSA contractor, who is accused of leaking classified documents, is looking to subpoena some of the largest cybersecurity firms in the industry as part of her defense against the government.

NSA has been tracking bitcoin users since 2013

by Mark Satter • 1 year ago

The NSA reportedly tracked bitcoin users by collecting sensitive information from their computers, including passwords, internet activity, and other unique identifiers.

Russians can hijack satellites in order to launch cyberattacks, documents show

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

Russian intelligence services have been capable of hijacking satellite signals to launch stealthy cyberattacks since at least 2013.

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