By Meghashyam Mali | 04/18/14 11:06 AM
In an op-ed published in The Guardian, Snowden said that he intended to hold Putin accountable for Russia's surveillance policies and get him on the record.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards, or about 7 percent of all debit and credit cards used at its namesake stores, may have been affected in a security breach. The nation's largest arts and crafts chain said its subsidiary Aaron Brothers was also...
04/16/14 09:30 PM
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Police have charged a 19-year-old Canadian man in connection with the loss of taxpayer data from Canada's tax agency website. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Wednesday that Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes was arrested at his residence Tuesday and is charged with...
By Susan Crabtree | 04/11/14 05:42 PM
The Obama administration is denying that the National Security Agency or any other part of the government knew about a flaw in the way that many websites send sensitive information, known as the Heartbleed bug, before it was discovered earlier this month. “Reports that NSA or any other part...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/25/14 12:32 PM
President Obama on Tuesday said he was “confident” changes to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone metadata would both address privacy concerns and keep the nation safe from terror attacks. “Overall, I'm confident that it allows us to do what is necessary in order to...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/24/14 10:39 PM
President Obama is preparing to unveil a proposal to end the National Security Agency's collection and storage of bulk phone metadata, according to a report.
03/24/14 06:00 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — At a time when Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are pushing people to put forward their most polished, put-together selves, a new class of mobile applications aims for a bit more honesty. Among the latest is Secret, created by two former Google engineers who were looking for a...
By Associated Press | 03/22/14 01:05 PM
Police across the country may be intercepting phone calls or text messages to find suspects using a technology tool known as Stingray. But they're refusing to turn over details about its use or heavily censoring files when they do.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/21/14 02:43 PM
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be one of the tech industry leaders meeting with President Obama at the White House on Friday. Obama is hosting Silicon Valley executives to “continue his dialogue with them on privacy, technology and intelligence,” White House press secretary Jay Carney...
03/19/14 09:17 AM
An IRS employee took home personal information on about 20,000 IRS workers, former workers and contractors, putting the data at risk for public release, the agency said Tuesday. The employee took home a computer thumb drive containing names, Social Security numbers and addresses of the...
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 02:03 PM
Officers at thousands of law enforcement agencies are wearing tiny cameras to record their interactions with the public, but in many cases the devices are being rolled out faster than departments are able to create policies to govern their use.
By Eric Sterner | 03/10/14 03:38 PM
When Edward Snowden leaked massive troves of information about the National Security Agency's collection of electronic information, he started a debate over the tradeoffs between security and privacy. At least that's how President Obama framed it, arguing, “we have to make some important...
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