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Kim Zetter / The Intercept:
Sarah and Peiter “Mudge” Zatko create Cyber Independent Testing Lab to test and score the security of software   —  At the Black Hat cybersecurity conference in 2014, industry luminary Dan Geer, fed up with the prevalence of vulnerabilities in digital code, made a modest proposal …
Jul 30, 2016, 4:35 PMIn context
Peter Maass / The Intercept:
Former NSA hacker and author of memos leaked by Snowden including “I Hunt Sysadmins” talks about his work for the agency   —  he message arrived at night and consisted of three words: “Good evening sir!”  —  The sender was a hacker who had written a series of provocative memos at the National Security Agency.
Jul 3, 2016, 8:50 AMIn context
The Intercept:
FBI has consistently asked companies for more info via NSLs than they are obligated to give, and some firms without legal expertise have complied   —  The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Justice, and technology and Internet companies have been waging a little-known war …
Jun 21, 2016, 2:50 PMIn context
Jenna McLaughlin / The Intercept:
NSA deputy director: agency couldn't crack San Bernardino shooter's iPhone because it hadn't invested in exploiting iPhone 5c, and is looking to exploit IoT   —  The National Security Agency is researching opportunities to collect foreign intelligence—including the possibility …
Jun 11, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context
Ryan Gallagher / The Intercept:
Snowden doc from 2010 shows UK's MI5 reporting difficulties in making sense of the mass troves of surveillance data, warning of potential intelligence failure   —  A secret report warned that British spies may have put lives at risk because their surveillance systems were sweeping up more data …
Jun 7, 2016, 2:10 PMIn context
Jenna McLaughlin / The Intercept:
FBI Kept Demanding Email Records Despite DOJ Saying It Needed a Warrant   —  The secret government requests for customer information Yahoo made public Wednesday reveal that the FBI is still demanding email records from companies without a warrant, despite being told by Justice Department lawyers …
Jun 3, 2016, 12:00 AMIn context
The Intercept:
Sen. Wyden: this year's annual intelligence authorization, just passed in Senate committee and not yet public, allows FBI warrantless access to email records   —  A provision snuck into the still-secret text of the Senate's annual intelligence authorization would give the FBI the ability …
May 27, 2016, 2:10 PMIn context
The Intercept:
The Intercept begins releasing installments of NSA's internal newsletters starting from 2003   —  SIDtoday is the internal newsletter for the NSA's most important division, the Signals Intelligence Directorate.  After editorial review, The Intercept is releasing nine years' worth of newsletters in batches, starting with 2003.
May 16, 2016, 2:00 PMIn context
The Intercept:
The number of warrantless searches on Americans by NSA and CIA jump to 4,672 in 2015, up from about 2,100 in 2013; USA Freedom Act exempts FBI from disclosing   —  NSA and CIA Double Their Warrantless Searches on Americans in Two Years  —  FROM 2013 to 2015, the NSA and CIA doubled the number …
May 4, 2016, 3:40 PMIn context
The Intercept:
WhatsApp blocked in Brazil for 72 hours following court order; carriers must comply or face $142K in daily fines   —  WhatsApp, Used by 100 Million Brazilians, Was Shut Down Nationwide Today by a Single Judge  —  A BRAZILIAN STATE JUDGE ordered mobile phone operators to block nationwide …
May 2, 2016, 9:55 PMIn context

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