President Obama wants to share U.S. secrets with a German parliamentary committee investigating the National Security Agency’s spying in Germany. The move is in direct opposition to Congressional restrictions, which were added to the fiscal 2016 intelligence authorization bill that would block intelligence sharing.
U.S. intelligence agencies have determined with moderate confidence that the hacking of information related to 4 million current and former government workers was carried out by the Chinese military in what security officials says was likely a state-sponsored cyber attack.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that ends spy agencies’ bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records, a vote that reversed national security policy that had been in place since shortly after the September 11, 2001, attacks.
Sen. Rand Paul’s (R. Ky.) presidential campaign is leveraging his high-profile fight against NSA surveillance to collect personal data from American citizens, which it says it may share with third-party groups, vendors, and law enforcement.
The looming expiration of U.S. surveillance authorities could pose a grave threat to national security just as the threat of terrorist attacks is on the rise, lawmakers and U.S. officials say.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An incident on Monday at the National Security Agency at Fort Meade in Maryland has left one person dead and another injured, CNN reported, citing Anne Arundel County Police.
Disclosures of National Security Agency (NSA) secrets by the former contractor Edward Snowden have damaged U.S. efforts to battle terrorists, Adm. Mike Rogers, the agency’s director, said on Monday.
The National Security Agency, still reeling from massive leaks caused by Edward Snowden, is preparing to be hit with another major loss of secrets, according to U.S. intelligence officials.