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Beware of the NSA, If You Are Privacy Conscious and Security Enthusiast

Beware of the NSA, If You Are Privacy Conscious and Security Enthusiast

July 04, 2014Swati Khandelwal
We all are aware of the National Security Agency’s (NSA) mass surveillance program to track non-Americans. Thanks to former NSA contractor E...
'Tails' Operating System Website Has Been Hacked

'Tails' Operating System Website Has Been Hacked

June 29, 2014Wang Wei
Just a few hours ago, the Official website of the  Tails Operating System  has been hacked and it appears that a self-proclaimed 17-year...
Join 'Reset The Net' Global Movement to Shut Off NSA Surveillance

Join 'Reset The Net' Global Movement to Shut Off NSA Surveillance

June 04, 2014Mohit Kumar
Privacy of Internet users is dead somewhere as the Intelligence agencies can watch our every move, hear our every conversation and read ...
Glenn Greenwald to Publish Names of US citizens that NSA Spied On Illegally

Glenn Greenwald to Publish Names of US citizens that NSA Spied On Illegally

May 27, 2014Wang Wei
Two weeks ago, it was revealed that NSA has been reportedly intercepting and accessing routers , servers, and other computer networking hard...
ProtonMail: 'NSA-Proof' End-to-End Encrypted Email Service

ProtonMail: 'NSA-Proof' End-to-End Encrypted Email Service

May 26, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The Edward Snowden revelations triggered a large-scale movement worldwide towards deploying encryption across the Internet for secure servi...
NSA Reportedly Intercepts US-made Internet Routers to Install Spyware

NSA Reportedly Intercepts US-made Internet Routers to Install Spyware

May 13, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The US Intelligence Agency, NSA has been reportedly intercepting and accessing routers, servers, and other computer networking hardware ...
Released Emails Show 'Google in a Relationship With NSA'

Released Emails Show 'Google in a Relationship With NSA'

May 06, 2014Wang Wei
Edward Snowden 's leaks last year questioned the integrity of several big and reputed companies such as Apple, Google and Microsoft...
NIST Removes Dual_EC_DRBG Random Number Generator from Recommendations

NIST Removes Dual_EC_DRBG Random Number Generator from Recommendations

April 23, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced to abandon the controversial  Dual Elliptic Curve Deterministic ...
Obama Lets NSA Use Zero-Day Exploits by labeling it as 'National Security Need'

Obama Lets NSA Use Zero-Day Exploits by labeling it as 'National Security Need'

April 13, 2014Swati Khandelwal
On Saturday, the Senior Administration Officials cast light on the subject of Internet Security and said President Obama has clearly decided...
Billions of Smartphone Users affected by Heartbleed Vulnerability

Billions of Smartphone Users affected by Heartbleed Vulnerability

April 13, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Heartbleed has left a worst impression worldwide affecting millions of websites and is also supposed to put millions of Smartphones and...
NSA denies Report that Agency knew and exploited Heartbleed Vulnerability

NSA denies Report that Agency knew and exploited Heartbleed Vulnerability

April 11, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The Bloomberg claimed that the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) knew about the most critical Heartbleed flaw and has been using it ...
German Developer responsible for HeartBleed Bug in OpenSSL

German Developer responsible for HeartBleed Bug in OpenSSL

April 11, 2014Mohit Kumar
We have already read so many articles on Heartbleed, one of the biggest iNternet threat that recently came across by a team of security ...
NOT JUST ONE! RSA adopted Two NSA Backdoored Encryption Tools

NOT JUST ONE! RSA adopted Two NSA Backdoored Encryption Tools

March 31, 2014Wang Wei
The respected encryption and network security company RSA Security (now a division of EMC), whose respect was already on stack after rev...
NSA Hacked Servers of Chinese telecom Huawei, Stole Source Codes

NSA Hacked Servers of Chinese telecom Huawei, Stole Source Codes

March 22, 2014Wang Wei
The US Government was publicly accusing Chinese electronics manufacturer Huawei of espionage from the past few years. Ironically, it...
French intelligence agency gets complete access to Orange Telecom Data

French intelligence agency gets complete access to Orange Telecom Data

March 21, 2014Mohit Kumar
Another leak from  Edward Snowden files, but this time not about the NSA, rather the documents revealed that France's central intel...
Snowden's disclosures haven't changed much about Facebook Security

Snowden's disclosures haven't changed much about Facebook Security

March 18, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Mark Zuckerberg is continually denying working with the NSA or any other Government Intelligence Agency in serving out data they gathe...
Mark Zuckerberg frustrated; Obama irritated and Finally NSA Stated

Mark Zuckerberg frustrated; Obama irritated and Finally NSA Stated

March 13, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The US intelligence agency NSA ( National Security Agency ) broke the Silence on the claim that it has reportedly  ‘infected millions of...
Project TURBINE: NSA spreads sophisticated Malware Worldwide

Project TURBINE: NSA spreads sophisticated Malware Worldwide

March 12, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Besides collecting metadata and inserting backdoor to the devices and softwares, the US National Security Agency (NSA) has an eye on ea...
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