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Donald Trump blasts reported obstruction probe over 'phony' Russia story

Donald Trump derided claims of collusion between Moscow and his associates as "phony" Thursday after reports the head of a probe into Russia`s alleged election meddling is investigating him for obstructing justice.

Blame cyberattack on hackers, not spy agencies, White House

Blame cyberattack on hackers, not spy agencies, White House

Cybersecurity experts say the unknown hackers used a hole in Microsoft software that was discovered by the National Security Agency. The hole was exposed when NSA documents were leaked online.

Hackers strike globally in nearly 100 countries exploiting US spy agency tool

Hackers strike globally in nearly 100 countries exploiting US spy agency tool

The ransomware encrypted data on the computers, demanding payments of $300 to $600 to restore access.

US House committee sets more hearings in Trump-Russia probe

US House committee sets more hearings in Trump-Russia probe

The committee has sent a second letter to ex top officials of CIA, National Intelligence and one ex-deputy attorney to appear at a hearing on May 2.

US NSA spying on Pakistan's mobile networks: WikiLeaks

The US National Security Agency (NSA) has been spying on Pakistan`s mobile networks, whistleblowing organisation WikiLeaks has tweeted.

US' NSA spying on BJP: WikiLeaks

US' NSA spying on BJP: WikiLeaks

United States National Security Agency (NSA) is spying on India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), a report said on Tuesday.

US House panel seeking more testimony from FBI, NSA chiefs in Russia probe

The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee will ask the directors of FBI and the National Security agency to appear in a closed session in its probe of allegations of Russian interference in U.S. elections and U.S. spy agency surveillance of President Donald Trump's team, the head of the panel said on Friday.

US preparing charges against North Korea over Bangladesh heist: Report

The United States is reportedly building a case implicating North Korean government of orchestrating an USD 81 million cyber heist from the Bangladesh central bank`s account at the New York Federal Reserve, according to media reports.

US Justice Department report doesn't confirm Donald Trump's wiretap claim: Media report

A classified report delivered by the U.S. Justice Department to House and Senate investigators does not confirm President Donald Trump`s allegations that the former president Barack Obama wiretapped him during last year`s presidential campaign, CNN reported citing sources with knowledge of the classified report`s contents.

Russia considers returning Edward Snowden to US as ''gift''

Russia considers returning Edward Snowden to US as ''gift''

Russia is considering turning over Edward Snowden as a "gift" to US President Donald Trump who had said the National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower deserves to be executed for being a spy, according to a senior American intelligence official.

Edward Snowden sends strong anti-surveillance message to US President-elect Donald Trump

Edward Snowden sends strong anti-surveillance message to US President-elect Donald Trump

In a clear message to US President-elect Donald Trump, the famed National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden has said that government surveillance programmes will create "vulnerabilities" for social media users.

US, UK spies targeted phone calls made from airplanes: Report

Le Monde has an access to US whistleblower Edward Snowden's archive in partnership with news website The Intercept.

Edward Snowden loses final Norway appeal for no-extradition pledge

Edward Snowden loses final Norway appeal for no-extradition pledge

It's a further blow for the 33-year-old US citizen and his supporters at the Norwegian branch of the PEN Club who hoped he would be able to pick up the Ossietzky prize, which celebrates "outstanding efforts for freedom of expression."

Norway's supreme court rejects Edward Snowden's final appeal seeking assurance against extradition

Norway's supreme court rejects Edward Snowden's final appeal seeking assurance against extradition

Norway's supreme court today rejected a final appeal by fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden to secure assurances he would not be extradicted to the US should he travel to Norway to collect an award.

US spy agency contractor arrested in data theft probe

The FBI has arrested a man who worked as a contractor for the National Security Agency in a probe into the possible theft of top-secret codes, US authorities said today.

Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for US intelligence: Sources

Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for US intelligence: Sources

Yahoo Inc last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers incoming emails for specific information provided by U.S. intelligence officials, according to people familiar with the matter.

Congressional leaders were briefed a year ago on hacking of Democrats: Sources

The DCCC did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
 

`Unprecedented spike` in Egypt forced disappearances

Egypt`s police have been implicated in an "unprecedented spike" in enforced disappearances since early 2015 aimed at quashing dissent.

In the name of surveillance

The Essar leaks — a series of damning revelations on the illegal phone-tapping of politicians and industry leaders by the corporate giant — have wreaked the sort of havoc that the proverbial Pandora’s Box would find difficult to match.