NSA

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Symantec, which published a technical whitepaper on the software Sunday, says its likely "one of the main cyberespionage tools used by a nation state." (Photo: Grant Hutchinson/flickr/cc)
Security researchers have recently exposed a sophisticated new "military grade" malware program which is specifically targeting governments, academics and telecoms and, according to new reports, is suspected as being the handiwork of U.S. and British intelligence agencies. According to security analysts with the Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Amnesty International released a free program on Wednesday that scans computers...
Paul DeMerritt, Fresh Loaf Freelancer
For a man who once faced life in prison, Daniel Ellsberg has a surprisingly...

Further

Privacy advocates kicked off a new anti-surveillance campaign in style by floating an airship reading "Illegal Spying Below" - complete with helpful arrow - over the NSA's massive data center in Utah. Dubbed "the maiden patrol of the first anti-surveillance activist air force," the flight marked the launch of Stand Against Spying , a project by Electronic Frontier Foundation, Greenpeace, the Tenth Amendment Center and 20 more groups that seeks to outlaw mass surveilance, reform the FISA court,...