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Snowden foes say NSA leaks endanger troops, help terrorists

Two members of the House Intelligence Committee say a secret Pentagon report shows Edward Snowden's leaking of NSA documents has "tipped off US adversaries." But they don't provide any details.

By January 9, 2014

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Terrorists prefer Gmail, former CIA director says

When terrorists need a Web mail service to coordinate their plans, most turn to Gmail, Michael Hayden, the former director of the CIA, tells a church audience.

By September 16, 2013

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More than half polled OK with NSA tracking to catch terrorists

A full 56 percent of more than 1,000 people polled by Pew Research believe the NSA program is an "acceptable way" for the government to hunt for terrorists.

By June 11, 2013

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iPhone 6 -- the jolt that mobile payments need

Apple's rumored embrace of true mobile payments may finally shake up how we pay for goods and services after years of empty promises.

By August 29, 2014

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Twitter suspends accounts sharing beheading images

The social network says users caught posting images from the gruesome video of the alleged beheading of photojournalist James Foley will have their accounts yanked.

By August 20, 2014

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The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By August 13, 2014

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Down the rabbithole of Alfa-Arkiv

A new iOS game seems to be reviving the five-year-old Junko Junsui ARG that had apparently vanished from the web.

By July 24, 2014

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Isis Mobile Wallet to change name

Since the term "Isis" has become synonymous with a terror group, the digital-payment service is now working on rebranding.

By July 7, 2014

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Ordinary Web users reportedly snared in NSA surveillance

In 9 out of 10 cases, account holders in a cache of intercepted communications were not the intended targets, according to the Washington Post.

By July 6, 2014

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Watchdog backs NSA foreign-spying program

The federal Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board calls the program "effective," but recommends some improvements.

By July 2, 2014