The Justice Department says a former contractor with the National Security Agency stole at least 500 million pages of government records that included top-secret information concerning military operations.
The FBI recently arrested a National Security Agency contractor on suspicions that he stole highly classified computer codes used to hack into foreign government networks, senior intelligence officials told the New York Times on Wednesday.
Yahoo covertly developed a software program last year that provided U.S. intelligence officials with access to all of its customers’ incoming emails, Reuters reported Tuesday.
Edward Snowden said on Friday that he plans to vote in November’s presidential election despite remaining exiled in Moscow after leaking a cache of top-secret U.S. National Security Agency documents.
The National Security Agency took credit in 2003 for uncovering North Korea’s violation of the 1994 Agreed Framework nuclear deal negotiated by the Clinton administration.
JERUSALEM—Operating out of a mountaintop facility in Cyprus, British and American intelligence agencies have for years been watching what Israeli military drones are watching, according to documents leaked by former NSA analyst Edward Snowden.
Lawmakers are demanding that the Obama administration disclose how it used private communications that were intercepted during a massive spy operation on Israel that included private conversations with members of Congress, according to letters sent to the National Security Agency and White House.
Members of the European Parliament are urging European Union member states to protect Edward Snowden, the ex-government contractor who faces criminal charges for stealing and leaking classified National Security Agency (NSA) documents, as an “international human rights defender.”
A federal district court on Friday granted the government’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the National Security Agency’s so-called “upstream” surveillance of Americans’ international Internet correspondences.