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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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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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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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NSA has backdoor access to Internet companies' databases

Apple, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook, and other large tech companies let the National Security Agency search through confidential customer data, according to the Washington Post.

By June 6, 2013

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Symantec: Russian criminals sell Web 'proxy' with backdoors

Anyone who thought they were downloading Web proxy software was instead installing a Trojan horse tied to a Russian black hat operation.

By October 8, 2012

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Experts dispute threat posed by backdoor found in Chinese chip

A Cambridge University researcher warns that a security bypass could allow third parties to take control of weapons and nuclear power plants. Another expert calls those claims "bogus."

By May 29, 2012

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Backdoor security flaw found in ZTE Score M

A security flaw allowing third parties to control MetroPCS' ZTE Score M leaves users vulnerable.

By May 18, 2012

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Hackers say German officials used backdoor

Hacker group says malware it alleges was used by German law enforcement officials can be used for a variety of spying tactics and has flaws that could allow third parties to attack the computer.

By October 10, 2011