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9.17.19

The US Government Is Suing Edward Snowden

Snowden published his memoir, "Permanent Record," and the US government doesn't want him to make any money off of it.

8.15.19

The NSA Uses Slack. Why?

The United States' top digital surveillance agency is using an off-the-shelf version of Slack. For what? They should tell us!

7.18.19

How Palantir's Spy Tool for Cops Works

On this week’s CYBER, we map out how the secretive Silicon Valley company influences the very technological landscape of the modern world.

6.11.19

United Arab Emirates Says It Doesn't Hack Dissidents or Journalists

But news reports continue to suggest that ex-NSA hackers are helping the country hack and surveil its citizens.

5.29.19

The NSA Discussed Spying on Nonmilitary Russian Targets in its Top Secret Newsletter

A newly released slide from Snowden Archives shows US spies conspiring to target “Russian civil targets” in 2005.

5.8.19

Experts Doubt Russian Claims That Cryptographic Flaw Was a Coincidence

At a recent international standards meeting, experts said they weren’t convinced by a Russian explanation about a potentially flawed new encryption algorithm.

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4.23.19

Edward Snowden: Without Russian Asylum, ‘I Would Be in Guantanamo or Dead’

In this week's CYBER podcast, we sat down with Edward Snowden to talk about his life in Russia, Julian Assange, and press freedom.

4.22.19

Edward Snowden: Assange’s Arrest and the Mueller Report Show a ‘Two-Tiered System of Justice’

In this week's CYBER podcast, we sat down with Edward Snowden to talk about his life in Russia, Julian Assange, and press freedom.

3.6.19

Releasing the NSA’s Previously Classified Tool ‘Ghidra’ For Free Is a ‘Game Changer’

The NSA release a free and open source reverse engineering app called ‘Ghidra.”

6.4.18

The NSA Just Released 136 Historical Propaganda Posters

In the 1950s and 1960s, the NSA was very worried about employees spilling secrets. Here’s some of the best internal propaganda posters that taught them to keep their mouths shut.

5.15.18

Feds Raid Apartment of Suspected CIA Leaker, Find 10,000 Images of Child Porn

Former CIA and NSA agent Joshua Schulte is being prosecuted on child porn-related charges, but not on charges related to allegedly leaking the "Vault 7" hacking tools to Wikileaks.

4.2.18

Mass Surveillance Memes Show Our Collective Anxiety Over Government Spying

Surveillance memes are everywhere because it feels like surveillance is everywhere.

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