How The NSA Hacks Your iPhone (Presenting DROPOUT JEEP)

DROPOUT JEEP is a software implant for the Apple iPhone that utilizes modular mission applications to provide specific SIGINT functionality.

Inside TAO: Documents Reveal Top NSA Hacking Unit

The NSA’s TAO hacking unit is considered to be the intelligence agency’s top secret weapon.

Edward Snowden, after months of NSA revelations, says his mission’s accomplished

Edward Joseph Snowden emerged at the appointed hour, alone, blending into a light crowd of locals and tourists. He cocked his arm for a handshake, then turned his shoulder to indicate a path. Before long he had guided his visitor to a secure space out of public view.

Snowden on NSA Leaks: ‘I Already Won’

National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden said his “mission’s already accomplished” after leaking NSA secrets that have caused a reassessment of U.S. surveillance policies.

Exclusive: Secret contract tied NSA and security industry pioneer

As a key part of a campaign to embed encryption software that it could crack into widely used computer products, the U.S. National Security Agency arranged a secret $10 million contract with RSA, one of the most influential firms in the computer security industry, Reuters has learned.

White House Tries to Prevent Judge From Ruling on Surveillance Efforts

The Obama administration moved late Friday to prevent a federal judge in California from ruling on the constitutionality of warrantless surveillance programs authorized during the Bush administration

Privacy is winning!

It has been a great week for the U.S. Constitution and American citizens’ privacy.

Privacy Packs a One-Two Punch

It’s been a noisy week in the generally muted world of privacy protection (quietude is not necessarily a good thing, when wheels are turning that you cannot hear).

Obama Weighing Security and Privacy in Deciding on Spy Program Limits

If President Obama adopts the most far-reaching recommendations of the advisory group he set up to rein in the National Security Agency…

Rumors Of Privacy’s Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

As 2013 comes to a close, it’s clear to me that much of the rhetoric about privacy’s death was not only premature but downright wrong.


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