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Democratic establishment unmasked: prime defenders of NSA bulk spying

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Why the NSA leak may boost Blackberry (and force us to move to Canada)

We seem to have learned three important lessons in the wake of the latest NSA leak. First off, the US and Chinese government have an uncomfortable number of things in common.

US intelligence wants to recruit an IT army

US intelligence networks are short of IT staff and have had to go cap in hand to the senate to ask them to hire more. According to the Washington Times, the plague of foreign hackers has become the new terrorism, and the security threat is starting to become the nation's biggest headache.

Whistleblower says WikiLeaks founder is in danger

A former National Security Agency (NSA) employee says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is in danger from certain clandestine elements within the US government. 

McCain pushes Orwellian cyber-security bill

Republican Senator John McCain recently introduced a controversial cyber-security bill that has been harshly criticized by civil liberties groups for its Orwellian stipulations.

NSA build "ultra-secure" Android smartphones

The National Security Agency (NSA) claims to have developed an "ultra-secure" Android-powered smartphone. 

Anonymous says power grid is not a target

Cyber activists linked to Anonymous have rebuffed allegations that the collective could potentially threaten the power grid by staging a coordinated cyber attack.

NSA: Anonymous could target power grid

The director of the National Security Agency (NSA) has expressed concern that hackers aligned with Anonymous could cause a "limited power outage" via a coordinated cyber attack.

Feds want more cyber power

The former director of national intelligence says the full cyber capabilities of various US agencies are somewhat curtailed by current legislation.

US government demands Google data

The number of US government requests for data on Google users has increased by a startling 29% over the past 6 months.

NSA hiring recruits for cyber Cold War

The National Security Agency (NSA) is looking for a few good cybersecurity experts. They’re hoping to hire as many as 3,000 people over the next two years - so the agency can be fully staffed for a "cyber Cold War."

Report: NSA joins probe of NASDAQ hack

The National Security Agency (NSA) has reportedly joined an ongoing probe of a recent hacking operation that breached the digital perimeter surrounding NASDAQ in October 2010.

Former NSA analyst to bolster Apple's security credentials

Apple has significantly bolstered its security credentials by hiring former NSA analyst and prominent author David Rice.

US "unprepared" for mass cyber-attack

A former director of the National Security Agency (NSA) has warned that the US is utterly "unprepared" for a mass cyber-attack.

Is Apple downloading data from your iPhone?

A number of iPhone owners have reportedly observed large, unprompted data transfers that occur overnight.