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House OKs measure defunding NSA backdoor surveillance

An amendment to the Defense Dept. spending bill prohibits funding for installation of security vulnerabilities in US-made tech equipment.

By June 19, 2014

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Microsoft, China clash over Windows 8, backdoor-spying charges

Chinese state-run TV calls Windows 8 a security threat, but Microsoft denies allegations that it uses its OS to collect data from users.

By June 6, 2014

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Google, Apple among tech giants urging US to support encryption

The companies, along with security experts, say President Obama should protect user data, putting them in direct competition with the country's top law enforcement officials that may want access to that data.

By May 19, 2015

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NSA 'secret backdoor' paved way to U.S. phone, e-mail snooping

Revelations in new document leaked by Edward Snowden appear to be at odds with privacy assurances from President Obama and other officials.

By August 9, 2013

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Samsung Galaxy devices may have backdoor to user data, developer says

Developers working on Replicant, an open-source OS based on Android, claim to find a flaw that provides access "to read, write, and delete files" stored on some Samsung devices.

By March 13, 2014

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Apple says it's unaware of NSA iPhone backdoor program

The company issues a statement responding to claims that the NSA has deep access to the iPhone.

By December 31, 2013

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Push GoPro video recording time to nearly 8 hours with this battery

Perfect for those full-day shoots or all-night time-lapse videos, these extended packs for the Hero, Hero3/3+ and Hero4 mean you'll have a lot more time to capture just what you want.

By March 20, 2015

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BlackBerry takes another shot at a tablet -- sort of

The company partners with Samsung to modify a Galaxy Tab tablet with high-security software, as the firms go after business and government customers.

By March 14, 2015

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CIA tried to hack into iPhone, iPad for years, say leaked documents

The spy agency has been trying to decrypt and hack its way into Apple's firmware to enable spies to steal passwords and plant surveillance software, according to The Intercept.

By March 10, 2015

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Lenovo poisoned its own PCs with Superfish adware

Computer maker Lenovo preinstalled adware that security researchers say leaves owners vulnerable to hackers. But there's a way to get rid of it. Also, Samsung has a new weapon against Apple Pay after acquiring LoopPay.

By February 19, 2015