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Mobile spy app created fined $500,000

Two months after his arrest, the creator of a mobile spying app was fined $500,000. This is the first spyware conviction in the United States.

Government spy planes being used to collect cellphone data

In the last few days, an aerial spy network used by the Justice Dept and US Marshalls to collect cellphone information has been exposed.

Spying app creator arrested

Hammad Akbar, 31, the CEO of a mobile spyware maker, was arrested over the weekend. He is being accused of illegally marketing an app that monitors mobile phone activity.

NSA's 'Treasure Map' targets, hacks German companies

In what is yet another example of the NSA overexerting its legal authority, leaked documents reveal that NSA and British intelligence agents targeted, infiltrated and gathered data from German satellite and telecommunication companies.

iOS 'back doors' found by forensic scientist

Forensic scientist Jonathan Zdziarski has posted evidence related to iOS security. His presentation talks about your rights and how some "back door" practices are infringing upon them.

German lawmakers consider using typewriters to counter espionage

After the latest information on the extent to which the German government is being spied on, reports say that a few politicians want to go back to using typewriters since there are a few notable advantages to them.

Files show NSA collects more data on U.S. citizens than targets

Newly released documents show that the communications of everyday Internet users were targeted by the National Security Agency (NSA) far more times than communications from legally targeted individuals.

U.S. busted for spying on Germany again

Berlin - German counterintelligence officers arrested a man that was initially suspected of handing over documents to Russian intelligence. Upon questioning, the man admitted he was spying but stated that he had handed the documents over to American intelligence.

Op-Ed: 5 things the CIA did before joining social media

The CIA has finally joined Twitter and Facebook. While they dig themselves out of a rock and join 2014, it is time to look back at five actions committed by the CIA that is bound to increase their likes.

Names of American citizens spied on by NSA to be published

Glenn Greenwald, who assisted Edward Snowden in collecting information about illegal wiretapping done by the NSA, is about to publish the names of all Americans the NSA has spied on.

California introduces bill to end NSA's warrantless spying

A bill has been introduced in California which seeks to put an end to the warrantless collection of emails, texts and other private information.

Op-Ed: Is there a reason to not freak out about the NSA?

There are plenty of reasons to freak out about the spying being done around the internet. There are also plenty of reasons to not freak out about it, but most people don't know why.

80 companies cooperating with NSA, Microsoft, Intel, IBM and more

Wikileaks reports that roughly 80 companies have been cooperating with the NSA to collect data on American citizens without their awareness or consent.

Israel: Newsweek's story about alleged spying on U.S. delusional

Israel's former Mossad chief Danny Yatom has said the recent Newsweek story about Israel spying on the United States is highly "delusional".

Tech giants unite to tell you when government requests your data

Tech giants Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft have announced that they are updating their privacy policies so that it is possible to inform you when governments request data on you.

Half of Americans have changed browsing habits due to NSA spying

It would appear as though leaks by the US whistle-blower Edward Snowden last year about how the NSA snooped on the browsing habits of hundreds of thousands of Americans has actually caused people to take notice and be actively more secure online.

United States on ‘Enemies of the Internet’ list

For the first time ever, the United States has been included in the Reporters Without Borders “Enemies of the Internet” report. Its inclusion places it in a report alongside the regimes in China, Iran, and North Korea.

Sen Rand Paul to sue Obama and NSA over 4th amendment concerns

Libertarian-leaning and likely 2016 presidential contender Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) announced plans on Wednesday to sue President Barack Obama and the NSA over Fourth Amendment violations.

NSA reportedly bugs intercepted laptops purchased online

A new report found that the NSA, in collaboration with the CIA and FBI, routinely intercepts shipping deliveries for laptops or other computer accessories in order to implant bugs before they reach their destinations.

Op-Ed: NSA has Santa's naughty and nice list (Satire)

Colorado Springs - The government will not have to spend millions of dollars this year to track Santa. They already know his route, right down to street addresses, thanks to NSA spying.

Op-Ed: Batman prophesized NSA spying

Remember that scene in the second Christian Bale Batman movie, “The Dark Knight,” when the vigilante reveals to Lucius Fox a machine capable of accessing every cell phone throughout Gotham city? Sounds familiar, doesn't it?

Op-Ed: Enough debate — Is NSA spying constitutional or not?

Anyone who has followed the Snowden revelations or has even the most basic knowledge of the Constitution will find the answer to this question a resounding no.

Op-Ed: NSA tracks 5 billion mobile phone calls daily

They aren't joking on U.S. comedy shows when they say no need to send Santa a list: the NSA already knows what you want. The Washington Post confirmed how the spy agency is monitoring phone calls. nationwide.

Seattle police install NSA-worthy spying apparatus

Despite the recent Snowden revelations and the massive response thereof, the Seattle Police Department, in accordance with and funded by the Department of Homeland Security, has seen fit to pepper the city with devices capable of NSA-level spying.

Hungary wants to know if US tried influencing internal politics

Budapest - There are indications that the US used information gleaned from spying on its small NATO ally, Hungary, to politically influence the internal affairs of the country, it has emerged from a meeting of the National Security Committee in Budapest.

German journalists advised to steer clear of Google and Yahoo

The German Federation of Journalists has recommended to its members that they avoid using Google and Yahoo for searches and email services, to prevent snooping by US and British intelligence.

Senator Rand Paul challenges Obama on NSA Pope spying charge

In an interview with Fox News' Bill Hemmer, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) proposed a resolution to help keep the NSA in check and demanded an answer from President Obama on the secretive agency's actions.

John Kerry promises some U.S. spying practices will end

John Kerry, United States secretary of state, said last night some of America's spying activities have "reached too far." Speaking by videolink yesterday to a conference with the Open Government Partnership, Mr Kerry confirmed trust needs to be restored.

Allegations suggest Russia gave out spying devices at G20 summit

Allegations that Russia tried to snoop on other Group of 20 (G20) countries has emerged. The claim is gifts were given out that were designed to serve as spying devices.

Rep. Peter King defends NSA, strikes out against Senator Paul

In comments made on NBC's "Meet The Press" on Sunday, Congressman Peter King (R-NY) defended the widespread spying allegations facing the NSA.
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