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Edward Snowden a 'uniquely postmodern breed of whistle-blower'

In a wide-ranging interview with author James Bamford for Wired magazine, the former NSA contractor opens up on why he became the most wanted man in the world.

By August 13, 2014


Security trumps privacy as Senate passes controversial cyber bill

The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, known as CISA, could make it easier for the government to abuse citizens' civil liberties, opponents say.

By October 27, 2015


Snowden says aliens could be trying to get in touch right now

Technically Incorrect: In a conversation with Neil DeGrasse Tyson, the Moscow-based NSA whistleblower offers his views on interplanetary communication. He fears their communication may be encrypted, so we're missing it.

By September 20, 2015


Snowden slip-up leads to 47GB avalanche of Twitter e-mail notifications

Technically Incorrect: He might pose as a tech expert. But even the best make mistakes. Having signed up for Twitter, Edward Snowden gets buried in e-mail notifications from followers.

By October 1, 2015


Edward Snowden action figure makes for toy whistle-blower

The famed whistle-blower gets turned into an unlikely action figure to help you fulfill your playtime reenactments of the NSA spying scandal.

By February 18, 2014


NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden to hold Q&A Thursday

Former NSA contractor is expected to offer his opinion on NSA reforms President Obama announced last week.

By January 21, 2014


NSA's spying on UN and others detailed in newly published documents

A cache of documents from whistleblower Edward Snowden details spying targets, including the UN's general secretary, according to a new report.

By July 1, 2015


Google's Project Vault is a security system disguised as a microSD card

The search giant's new project aims to make phones more secure by loading a microSD card that serves as a security powerhouse.

By May 29, 2015


Print your own Edward Snowden bust

Move over, Beethoven. A downloadable file from Thingiverse lets you decorate your mantle or piano with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

By May 12, 2015


Millennials' view of Snowden could spur surveillance relief, ACLU says

The civil liberties group argues that younger adults have an "overwhelmingly positive opinion" about Edward Snowden, leaker of NSA secrets -- and that governments should take note.

By April 21, 2015