Tag archive for ‘National Security Agency’
Niva Goldberg On Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

US Senate blocks bill to end NSA phone data collection

In March last year, President Barack Obama proposed an end to the U.S. government’s bulk collection of telephone metadata. On Friday the US Senate controlled by the Republican Party blocked a House bill More...

Lilach Weissman On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Former Israeli Intelligence Officers Get $18 Million to Launch Incubator for Cyber Security Startups

Team8, a startup company belonging to a group of retired Israeli intelligence officers, announced today the closing of an $18 million funding round. The group, which is well connected to the IDF, will More...

Lily Bethlehem On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Facebook and Privacy Lawsuit: Is Mark Zuckerberg Watching You?

An Austrian court agreed to consider a potential class action lawsuit against Facebook for privacy violations. The case was brought by Austrian law graduate Max Schrems and includes 25, 000 plaintiffs from More...

Reuters On Saturday, December 13th, 2014

Exclusive: Iran hackers may target U.S. energy, defense firms, FBI warns

– The Federal Bureau of Investigation has warned U.S. businesses to be on the alert for a sophisticated Iranian hacking operation whose targets include defense contractors, energy firms and educational More...

JP Updates On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

GOP Darling Rand Paul Stands with Obama, Kerry, on Iran

Originally published by JP Updates by Boruch Shubert Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul defended his libertarian-leaning philosophy on foreign policy and national security during an interview on Tuesday with the editor More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, November 21st, 2014

WhatsApp to Encrypt Messages

WhatsApp has begun encrypting its users’ messages on Android systems. The new encryption will prevent messages from being stored or transferred between devices. The company is working on the technology with More...

Reuters On Friday, November 21st, 2014

NSA Chief Warns Chinese Cyber Attacks Could Shut US Infrastructure

  China and “probably one or two” other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down computer systems of U.S. power utilities, aviation networks and financial companies, Admiral More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, August 10th, 2014

25, 000-Plaintiff Class Action Suit against Facebook Kicked Up to Higher Jurisdiction

– A class action suit brought by Austrian student Max Schrems against Facebook, over privacy issues, was dismissed by an Austrian court. The suit, which had already gained 25, 000 participants, More...

Stanley Green On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Oliver Stone to make a movie on the life of Edward Snowden- the ultimate whistleblower.

– Stone, one of Hollywood’s highest profile directors   recently purchased the screen rights  for the best selling novel ‘The Snowden Files’ written by  Luke Harding of  the Guardian More...

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