Tag Archives: GCHQ
From the article: The NSA’s XKEYSCORE program, first revealed by The Guardian, sweeps up countless people’s Internet searches, emails, documents, usernames and passwords, and other private communications. XKEYSCORE is fed a constant flow of Internet traffic from fiber optic cables that make up the backbone of the world’s communication network, among other sources, for processing.
AMERICAN AND BRITISH spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world, stealing encryption keys used to protect the privacy of cellphone communications across the globe, according to top-secret documents provided to The Intercept by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden.
New reporting by The Intercept, based on documents leaked by whistleblower, reveals how spy agencies hacked world’s largest SIM card manufacturer. ‘One of the biggest Snowden stories yet,’ says journalist Glenn Greenwald
Broadcaster denounces government response in speech at conference marking first anniversary of publication of NSA files Mark Townsend and Kevin Rawlinson The Guardian/ The Observer Saturday 7 June 2014 Link to video: Stephen Fry on surveillance: there is something squalid and rancid about being spied on Stephen Fry has denounced the government’s failure to act over the mass surveillance programme revealed […]
The GCHQ program saved one image every five minutes from the users’ feeds. (photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Images) By Spencer Ackerman and James Ball, Guardian UK 27 February 14 Reader Supported News Optic Nerve program collected Yahoo webcam images in bulk 1.8m users targeted by UK agency in six-month period alone Yahoo: ‘A whole new […]
Glenn Greenwald: How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive, and Destroy Reputations
One of the many pressing stories that remains to be told from the Snowden archive is how western intelligence agencies are attempting to manipulate and control online discourse with extreme tactics of deception and reputation-destruction. It’s time to tell a chunk of that story, complete with the relevant documents. By Glenn Greenwald The Intercept 24 Feb […]