US government prosecutors accused NSA contractor of largest data theft in history

An undated handout photo shows the National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters building in Fort Meade, Maryland. (Photo by Reuters) US government prosecutors say they would prosecute a former contractor for the National Security Agency (NSA) who is accused of stealing a “breathtaking” amount of classified information, the largest data theft the United States has ever […]

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NSA whistelblower Edward Snowden awarded by Germans for ‘courage and conscience’

Edward Snowden speaks via video link at a news conference for the launch of a campaign calling for President Obama to pardon him on September 14, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by AFP) The German city of Kassel has awarded American whistle-blower Edward Snowden for the “courage and conscience” that he showed in spilling US secrets. Snowden “with courage, […]

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US National Security Agency (NSA) concerned about Russian hacking of November presidential election

NSA chief Michael Rogers testifies during a US Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Sept 13, 2016, in Washington DC. (AFP) The US National Security Agency (NSA) has expressed concerns over reports that some foreign governments may launch cyber attacks to undercut the November presidential election. “We continue to be actively concerned,” NSA Director Admiral […]

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Edward Snowden leaks reveal mystery behind US spying agency, NSA’s UK base

In this October 26, 2013 photo, demonstrators hold placards supporting former US intelligence analyst Edward Snowden during a protest against government surveillance in Washington, DC. (AFP) Newly leaked documents show that a US spying agency has used a British military base to carry out “capture-kill operations” across the Middle East. Former US intelligence contractor and […]

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