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The NSA still don’t know much about who hacked them

Since 1952, the United States’ National Security Agency has been finding wants to listen in on people’s communications around the world, and with the rise of the internet the NSA has been researching hacking techniques. And the agency became quite good at hacking, having a range of software, malware, ransomware […]

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NSA ‘About’ Surveillance on Americans halted by FISC

A halt to the National Security Agency’s (NSA) controversial surveillance program known as “about” collection is now in place. What this program aimed to do was to gain access to emails and messages that contained information about foreign surveillance targets. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) made the ruling to […]

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Well known security software targeted by NSA, GCHQ

A new document unearthed from the massive Snowden leak shows the National Security Agency and Government Communications Headquarters attacked Kaspersky security software in an attempt to counter anti-virus efforts. With monitoring often the result of viruses uploaded into targeted systems (or through creating a virus-run network of infected computers), anti-virus software has […]