The NSA Pushes for Adoption of Memory Safe Coding Languages

The National Security Agency (NSA) is pushing for the adoption of memory safe coding languages in an effort to improve security.

Worldwide Government Agencies Warn of MSP Cyberattacks

Managed service providers (MSPs) are coming under increased cyberattack, according to multiple government agencies worldwide.

Russian Sanctions Are Dampening Ransomware Attacks

Sanctions imposed on Russia by the international community are having an unforeseen side effect: ransomware has taken a hit.

AWS Survives Review Process to Win NSA Contract

AWS has won a major contract with the National Security Agency (NSA), after the contract award came under review.

What’s Good for the Goose: Microsoft Challenges AWS NSA Contract

Microsoft is turning the tables on AWS, challenging a $10 billion contract award from the National Security Agency (NSA).

NSA Hacking Tool Was Stolen by Chinese Hackers and Used Against US

A National Security Agency (NSA) hacking tool was stolen by Chinese hackers in 2014 and used against US targets, according to researchers.

NSA Warning of On-Premise to Cloud Attacks

The National Security Agency is warning of attacks that target the local network and ultimately compromise organizations’ cloud resources.

T-Mobile Achieves Several Standalone 5G Milestones

T-Mobile has announced several important milestones in its standalone (SA) 5G rollout.

PSA: NSA Issues Warning About Windows 10 Vulnerability

The National Security Agency (NSA) has issued a press release detailing a severe vulnerability in Windows 10 and encouraging all users to update immediately. According the NSA’s press release, the agency discovered the vulnerability in the Windows 10 cryptography functionality.…

ToTok Removed From Apple and Google Stores Amid Claims It’s a Government Spying App

ToTok was released only months ago and has climbed the charts to become one of the most popular messaging apps in Britain, India, Saudi Arabia and Sweden, as well as becoming one of the most downloaded social media apps in…

Edward Snowden: All Criminal Charges Should Be Dropped, Votes EU Parliament

In a very close vote, the EU Parliament has decided to recommend member states drop any and all charges against NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. The body called on countries to “drop any criminal charges against Edward Snowden, grant him protection…

Edward Snowden Joins Twitter

With a “Can you hear me now”, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has joined Twitter. “I used to work for the government, Now I work for the public,” reads his bio. Can you hear me now? — Edward Snowden (@Snowden) September…

The White House Just Responded to the Pardon Edward Snowden Petition – Two Years Later

It only took two years, but the White House has finally gotten around to providing a response to a petition asking for the pardon of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Official answer: nope. “As the President said in announcing recent intelligence…

Obama Urged to Reject Encryption Backdoors in Tech-Backed Letter

President Obama is about to receive a letter signed by dozens upon dozens of companies and organizations, urging him to resist giving government agencies access to citizens’ personal data via backdoors in encrypted devices. “We urge you to reject any…

John Oliver, Edward Snowden Talk Surveillance, Hot Pockets, Dick Pics

On Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, HBO’s John Oliver took a long, hilarious, but ultimately frightening look into the Patriot Act, government surveillance, and the man who revealed it all a couple summers ago – Edward Snowden. But the show wasn’t…

Tech Companies Call for End to Mass Surveillance in Letter to Obama, Congress

The group Reform Government Surveillance, which includes Apple, AOL, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Yahoo, and more, has joined dozens of other organizations in calling on the US government to reform mass surveillance and end the bulk data collection programs revealed…

People Aren’t That Concerned About Government Surveillance, Even Post Snowden

Pew has just published a new report on Americans and how they protect their privacy in the post-Edward Snowden era. Long story short – most don’t do much of anything to even attempt to keep out the prying government eyes.…

Edward Snowden: I Wish I Would Have Come Forward Sooner

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is currently doing a reddit AMA with journalist Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, the filmmaker who just won an Oscar for her Snowden documentary Citizenfour. Apart from some technical difficulties (mods accidentally banning his primary account),…