You Won’t Believe All the Crazy Hardware the NSA Uses for Spying

The NSA’s Sears catalog for spies has been released.
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The One Big Question About RSA and Its Relationship With the NSA

The first questions about a problematic encryption method arose in 2007, and for six years it appeared that RSA did nothing to address them.
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Talk of an RSA Boycott Grows After Reports It Colluded With the NSA

A well-known security researcher says he won’t speak at next year’s RSA conference after reports allege that the company worked with the NSA to allow back doors into encryption products.
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In Lawsuit, U.S. May Have to Prove Why It Needs Phone Records Collection Program

A judge challenges the government to prove that investigators have used it to fend off imminent terrorist attacks.
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Shareholder Suit Accuses IBM of Concealing a Post-Snowden Backlash in China

Big Blue saw its sales fall considerably in China last quarter. A Louisiana pension fund argues that it was because of an association with the NSA.
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The World’s Most Powerful Supercomputer Is Still in China

What the top American machine lacks in raw power, it makes up for in efficiency.
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Requests for Google User Account Info by Governments Are on the Rise

Requests worldwide have nearly doubled since 2010, data shows.
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Why the NSA Hates Tor, the Network That Protects Internet Anonymity

The good news: Even the NSA can’t quite break it. The bad news: It hasn’t stopped trying.
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What the NSA Might Have Wanted to Learn From Tracking Your Phone

A mobile phone’s location is a rich trove of useful data, so it’s no wonder that the spy agency experimented with it.
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Guardian Editors Debate a Former NSA Lawyer on PRISM, Snowden and Surveillance

No one’s views really changed, but it was an enlightening talk.
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Microsoft and Google Will Sue U.S. Government Over FISA Order Data

China Is Not Investigating IBM, Oracle and EMC, Even as Tensions Increase

Secretive FISA Court Sides With Yahoo Over Disclosure of 2008 PRISM Case