Secret program involving counter-terrorism collects and stores data on cross-border money transfers handled by firms like Western Union, according to reports. Some Americans' data is swept up.
The US government designed computerized hacking tools to automate the process of compromising computers with attacks that let it harvest data before it is encrypted, new documents show.
The CIA is paying AT&T $10 million a year for call records used to help track down suspected terrorists, says The New York Times.
A federal judge tells the company to comply with the FBI's warrantless National Security Letter requests for user details, despite ongoing concerns about their constitutionality.
The National Security Agency uses a bit of jiu-jitsu to turn the structure of Web ad networks against people who run Tor to remain anonymous.
Los Alamos National Laboratory reportedly removes network switches made by H3C -- launched as a joint venture between Huawei and 3Com -- over security concerns. But Huawei no longer owns a piece of H3C.
Lots of players target the U.S. in economic and other espionage, but old Cold War foes stand out as both aggressive and capable.
Edward Snowden was a system administrator with a security clearance at Booz Allen Hamilton. Now he's on the run from the world's most powerful intelligence agency.
U.S. asks Hong Kong to extradite PRISM leaker Edward Snowden; Snowden departs Hong Kong for Moscow; a WikiLeaks volunteer had his Gmail account searched; and more.
Whether they're jamming crushed Altoids mints into screw holes or prepping themselves to swallow Micro SD cards, some travelers are now going to extreme lengths to defend against foreign snoops.