US intelligence agencies

Ex-CIA Director Stansfield Turner, who served under Carter, dies at 94

Ex-CIA Director Stansfield Turner, who served under Carter, dies at 94

President Jimmy Carter had signed an executive order in 1978 giving Turner authority over all U.S. intelligence agencies.

Jan 19, 2018, 10:15 AM IST
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.

May 16, 2017, 21:56 PM IST

Unable to stop Syria's war, US offers Russia new partnership

The United States offered Russia a broad new military partnership in Syria.

Jul 15, 2016, 11:18 AM IST
Twitter prohibits US intelligence agencies from using analytics service

Twitter prohibits US intelligence agencies from using analytics service

Twitter owns 5% stake in Dataminr, the only company it authorizes both to access its entire real-time stream of public tweets and sell it to clients.

May 09, 2016, 21:07 PM IST
Twitter blocks US intelligence agencies from security alert service

Twitter blocks US intelligence agencies from security alert service

Amid the growing concerns over terrorism, security and users` privacy, micro-blogging website Twitter has barred US intelligence agencies from accessing a service that sends alerts about unfolding terror attacks and political unrest, the Wall Street Journal reported.

May 09, 2016, 16:40 PM IST

China says carrying out tests of new long-range missile

The Washington Free Beacon said last week U.S. intelligence agencies had recently monitored a test of the DF-41 on the train, a missile that could hit US targets.

Dec 31, 2015, 19:10 PM IST

Germany drops probe into alleged US tapping of Merkel cellphone

"The Chief Federal Prosecutor has closed the investigation over suspected spying on a mobile phone used by the chancellor by US intelligence services ... because the allegation cannot be proven in a legally sound way under criminal law," it said in a statement.

Jun 12, 2015, 16:12 PM IST

US intelligence has its own secret Twitter!

The US` intelligence agencies reportedly have their own private version of the microblogging site Twitter.

Nov 02, 2013, 13:40 PM IST

`Pakistani officials planned to kill Asma Jahangir in India`

US intelligence agencies had uncovered evidence of a plot hatched by Pakistani security officials to use militants to kill rights activist Asma Jahangir in India, according to a media report.

Sep 03, 2013, 19:08 PM IST

Al Qaeda said to be changing its ways after leaks

US intelligence agencies are scrambling to salvage their surveillance of al Qaeda and other terrorists who are working frantically to change how they communicate.

Jun 26, 2013, 19:38 PM IST