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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
The Intercept:
US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper complains that Edward Snowden sped up spread of encryption by seven years   —  Spy Chief Complains That Edward Snowden Sped Up Spread of Encryption By 7 Years  —  THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE on Monday blamed NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden …
Apr 30, 2016, 6:45 PMIn context
Jenna McLaughlin / The Intercept:
Boston district court judge rules FBI hacking in child porn sting was illegal because magistrate judge that issued the search warrant was in another district   —  FBI Mass Child-Porn Hack Ruled Illegal on a Technicality  —  When the FBI hacked over 1,000 computers to ensnare consumers …
Apr 23, 2016, 12:40 AMIn context
Lee Fang / The Intercept:
Document shows CIA's venture capital arm In-Q-Tel is investing heavily in social media mining and surveillance   —  The CIA Is Investing in Firms That Mine Your Tweets and Instagram Photos  —  SOFT ROBOTS THAT can grasp delicate objects, computer algorithms designed to spot an “insider threat …
Apr 15, 2016, 5:30 AMIn context
The Intercept:
Brooklyn federal judge rules in drug case that government can't use All Writs Act to force Apple to unlock iPhones   —  Apple Wins Major Court Victory Against FBI in a Case Similar to San Bernardino  —  Apple scored a major legal victory in its ongoing battle against the FBI on Monday …
Feb 29, 2016, 8:25 PMIn context
Micah Lee / The Intercept:
Windows 10 disk encryption keys are uploaded to Microsoft; Home users can delete copy from account, only Pro and Enterprise users can opt out when re-encrypting   —  Recently Bought a Windows Computer?  Microsoft Probably Has Your Encryption Key  —  One of the excellent features …
Dec 29, 2015, 2:45 PMIn context
The Intercept:
Top-secret document from 2011 reveals that GCHQ, with cooperation of NSA, acquired the capability to exploit 13 models of Juniper firewalls   —  NSA Helped British Spies Find Security Holes In Juniper Firewalls  —  A top-secret document dated February 2011 reveals that British spy agency GCHQ …
Dec 23, 2015, 1:27 PMIn context
The Intercept:
An internal US government catalogue details dozens of cellphone surveillance devices used by the military and intelligence agencies   —  A Secret Catalogue of Government Gear for Spying on Your Cellphone … THE INTERCEPT HAS OBTAINED a secret, internal U.S. government catalogue of dozens …
Dec 19, 2015, 3:20 PMIn context
Dan Froomkin / The Intercept:
Unencrypted smartphone likely used by Paris attacker reveals messages were sent in the clear over SMS   —  Signs Point to Unencrypted Communications Between Terror Suspects  —  In the wake of the Paris attack, intelligence officials and sympathizers upset by the Edward Snowden leaks …
Nov 18, 2015, 3:55 PMIn context

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