U.S. Computer Scientists Reject Mass Surveillance

Posted in Online on 26th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

An open letter from 50 researchers asks the U.S. government to take certain steps to uphold privacy.

Obama: NSA will not hold telephone metadata, nor spy on heads of state

Posted in Online on 18th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

President Barack Obama on Friday announced a number of reforms to the way U.S. intelligence agencies operate.

NSA could 'spy on offline computers', says latest leak

Posted in Online on 15th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

The US National Security Agency (NSA) used secret technology to spy on computers that were not even connected to the internet, it has been reported.

Obama will reportedly announce big changes to NSA on Friday

Posted in Online on 13th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

Obama may extend privacy protections to cover non-Americans, after reports that the NSA was spying on civilians of friendly countries provoked outrage across the world.

The NSA is racing to build a quantum computer capable of cracking strong encryption

Posted in Software on 4th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

Strong encryption standards are widely used to encrypt communications and secure financial transactions.