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Shooting outside US NSA headquarters, one hurt

A shooting erupted Wednesday outside the suburban Washington headquarters of the NSA, leaving at least one person injured.

Feb 14, 2018, 20:37 PM IST

Ajit Doval to visit China for BRICS National Security Agency meet

During his visit, issues like counterpart with China and resolving the row at the Dokalam area in Sikkim will be discussed.

Jul 13, 2017, 22:58 PM IST

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.

Jun 15, 2017, 18:37 PM IST

Sessions to face questions on Russia, James Comey in high-stakes US Senate hearing

Russia has denied interfering in the US election.

Jun 13, 2017, 17:28 PM IST

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

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.

May 13, 2017, 09:03 AM IST

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.

Apr 21, 2017, 22:59 PM IST

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.

Apr 11, 2017, 19:16 PM IST

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.

Apr 11, 2017, 13:25 PM IST

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.

Mar 24, 2017, 23:21 PM IST

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.

Mar 23, 2017, 10:45 AM IST

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.

Mar 18, 2017, 10:13 AM IST

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.

Feb 11, 2017, 10:08 AM IST

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.

Dec 14, 2016, 09:46 AM IST

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.

Dec 08, 2016, 12:47 PM IST

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."

Nov 26, 2016, 00:31 AM IST

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.

Nov 26, 2016, 00:21 AM IST

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.

Oct 06, 2016, 00:44 AM IST

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.

Oct 05, 2016, 04:02 AM IST

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

The DCCC did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Aug 12, 2016, 06:08 AM IST