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Microsoft Wins! Govt Can't Force Tech Companies to Hand Over Data Stored Overseas

Microsoft Wins! Govt Can't Force Tech Companies to Hand Over Data Stored Overseas

July 14, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Especially after the Snowden revelations of global  mass surveillance by US intelligence agencies at home and abroad, various countries...
NSA threatened Yahoo with $250,000 Daily Fine For Opposing Surveillance Request

NSA threatened Yahoo with $250,000 Daily Fine For Opposing Surveillance Request

September 12, 2014Mohit Kumar
Yahoo! has broke its silence and explained why it handed over its users’ data to United States federal officials, thereby promising to e...
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 ...
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...
Back off, NSA! Gmail now Encrypts every single Email

Back off, NSA! Gmail now Encrypts every single Email

March 20, 2014Wang Wei
2014 - The Year for Encryption! Good News for Security & Privacy seekers, Gmail is now more secure than ever before. Google has...
Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2014

Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2014

January 29, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Now there is really great news for all the supporters of Former National Security Agency ( NSA ) contractor Edward Snowden , as he is no...
NSA admits to collect 200 Million text messages per day under Project DISHFIRE

NSA admits to collect 200 Million text messages per day under Project DISHFIRE

January 16, 2014Swati Khandelwal
After the exposure of various surveillance programs, including PRISM, XKeyscore, MUSCULAR, DROPOUTJEEP in recent revelation, NSA has come...
What Is PGP Encryption And How To Encrypt Your Emails

What Is PGP Encryption And How To Encrypt Your Emails

January 08, 2014Anonymous
Now that we have enough details about how the NSA's Surveillance program, running for a long time against almost each country of th...
Indian Intelligence Agencies going to deploy Internet Surveillance project NETRA

Indian Intelligence Agencies going to deploy Internet Surveillance project NETRA

January 06, 2014Mohit Kumar
Think twice before using some words like ‘ Bomb ’, ‘ Attack ’, ‘ Blast ’ or ‘ kill ’ in your Facebook status update, tweets or emails, becau...
NSA will not stop spying on us, next move Quantum computer to break strongest Encryption

NSA will not stop spying on us, next move Quantum computer to break strongest Encryption

January 04, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Image Credit: The guardian  If I say that  NSA (National Security Agency) will never stop spying on us then it won’t be wrong. After the...
Skype's Official Twitter, Facebook and Blog Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Skype's Official Twitter, Facebook and Blog Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

January 01, 2014Mohit Kumar
Happy 2014.. We are back with first hacking story of the year - SKYPE " Stop Spying " . Yes Skype Got hacked last night by an infa...
RSA denied accusations of inserting secret backdoor for the NSA

RSA denied accusations of inserting secret backdoor for the NSA

December 23, 2013Mohit Kumar
According to media reports in September, documents released by whistleblower Edward Snowden have confirmed the existence of backdoor in som...
NSA paid $10 Million bribe to RSA Security for Keeping Encryption Weak

NSA paid $10 Million bribe to RSA Security for Keeping Encryption Weak

December 20, 2013Swati Khandelwal
If you own a world-renowned Security Product or a Service, National Security Agency (NSA) is ready to pay you 10 Million or more bribe for ...
Judge Ruled - NSA Telephone Metadata Collection violates the Fourth Amendment

Judge Ruled - NSA Telephone Metadata Collection violates the Fourth Amendment

December 17, 2013Wang Wei
Big and Good news for all of us. A federal court judge ' Richard J. Leon ' said that he believes, US National Security Agency’s (NSA...
Google engineers over surveillance scandal: 'Fuck you NSA'

Google engineers over surveillance scandal: 'Fuck you NSA'

November 06, 2013Mohit Kumar
On Tuesday, the Washington Post revealed a few more NSA slides released by Edward Snowden, which revealed that the spy agency NSA was in...
'Dark Mail Alliance', Future of surveillance proof email technology

'Dark Mail Alliance', Future of surveillance proof email technology

October 30, 2013Mohit Kumar
Yesterday I learned about  ' Dark Mail Alliance ', where  Lavabit , reportedly an email provider for NSA leaker Edward Snowden a...
New Zealand Government Forcing Internet Companies and Network Operators to provide Interception capability

New Zealand Government Forcing Internet Companies and Network Operators to provide Interception capability

October 15, 2013Wang Wei
In August the New Zealand has passed a bill that radically expands the powers of  The Government Communications Security Bureau ( GCSB...
FISC Court renews the Permission to collect Telephony Metadata again

FISC Court renews the Permission to collect Telephony Metadata again

October 13, 2013Wang Wei
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has once again has renewed the permission to the U.S. government for a controversial program...
FBI demands SSL Keys from Secure-Email provider Lavabit in Espionage probe

FBI demands SSL Keys from Secure-Email provider Lavabit in Espionage probe

October 02, 2013Wang Wei
During the summer, The Secure email provider 'Lavabit' and preferred service for PRISM leaker  Edward Snowden  decided to shut ...
NSA Chief, General Alexander defends US surveillance programs as a Noble Mission

NSA Chief, General Alexander defends US surveillance programs as a Noble Mission

September 25, 2013Mohit Kumar
On Wednesday, Chief of National Security Agency (NSA) , General Keith Alexander defended US surveillance programs as part of a Noble Mi...