ARTICLES RELATING TO NSA

Privacy advocates seek more openness on NSA surveillance

2015-04-22 11:09

As Congress considers whether to extend the life of a programme that sweeps up American phone records, privacy advocates and civil liberties groups say they fear too much about government surveillance still remains hidden from view.

Men in shooting at NSA had gone to hotel to party

2015-03-31 21:27

Police say two cross-dressing men who crashed into a guarded entrance to the NSA in a stolen car met the vehicle's owner in Baltimore before heading to a hotel to "party".

One dead, one hurt as shots fired at NSA headquarters

2015-03-30 18:18

Guards have shot one man dead and seriously wounded a second when they tried to ram into the entrance gate at the Fort Meade headquarters of the National Security Agency.

NSA looks to US Congress to extend spying law

2015-03-24 07:59

US intelligence agencies will stop bulk collection of data on calls by US telephone subscribers, unless Congress extends a law authorising the spying.

Researchers expose massive US spying programme

2015-02-17 08:15

The US National Security Agency has figured out how to hide spying software deep within hard drives made top manufacturers, giving the agency the means to eavesdrop on the majority of the world's computers.

Controversial surveillance foiled US Capitol bomb plot

2015-01-16 08:55

US House Speaker John Boehner claims a recently uncovered jihadist-inspired plot by a young American to massacre lawmakers in the US Capitol was discovered thanks to the government's controversial surveillance programs.

Snowden’s revelations not true - UK watchdog

2014-12-06 09:02

British spies did not break laws guaranteeing human rights when they used mass monitoring techniques revealed by Edward Snowden.

Snowden, Pope Francis tipped for Nobel prize

2014-10-08 16:15

The race for the Nobel peace prize has rarely been as open or unpredictable, experts say, with the pope and Edward Snowden tipped as possible winners.

New Zealand dismisses Snowden's spying claims

2014-09-15 13:41

New Zealand was preparing to conduct mass domestic surveillance last year, a US journalist says, days before the country goes to the polls, provoking denials from Prime Minister John Key.

Australia, Indonesia to sign guideline on spying

2014-08-27 08:15

Australia and Indonesia are due to sign an agreement to resolve a spying scandal that took diplomatic ties to a new low, Australian media reports say.

 

New Zealand happy to talk to China about spy claims

2015-04-20 10:46

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has invited Chinese officials to quiz him about reports that Wellington worked with US intelligence on a plan to hack Chinese diplomatic communications.

Men dressed as women shot in car outside NSA HQ

2015-03-30 22:07

A senior US Department of Defence official has said the two men who tried to ram their sport utility vehicle through a gate at the National Security Agency were dressed as women.

Shooting incident outside NSA headquarters - reports

2015-03-30 17:01

A shooting erupted when a vehicle tried to ram an entrance gate to the US National Security Agency outside Washington, media reports have said.

US, UK spies hacked mobile SIM cards - report

2015-02-20 07:55

US and British intelligence services can tap into mobile voice and data communications of many devices after stealing encryption keys of a major SIM card maker, a report said Thursday.

US penetrated North Korea networks 'years ago'

2015-01-19 10:02

The US National Security Agency began tapping into North Korean computer networks in 2010, it has been revealed.

Snowden declined Russian spy offer - friend

2015-01-12 17:04

A close ally of Edward Snowden has told filmmakers that Russia's intelligence agency sought to recruit the former NSA contractor, but he declined the offer.

Court: UK spies get bulk access to NSA data

2014-10-29 20:51

A court document shows that British spies can help themselves to raw data gathered by the National Security Agency and other foreign intelligence partners without a warrant.

US NSA chief says monitoring tech-savvy ISIS

2014-09-17 14:36

As US military leaders outlined their strategy before Congress to fight ISIS militants on the battlefield, the NSA chief says he is watching the media-savvy group's cyber capabilities.

Turkey summons US envoy over spying claims

2014-09-01 13:51

Turkey says it has summoned the US charge d'affaires in Ankara to demand an explanation over a report that Washington has spied intensively on Turkish leaders since 2006.

Snowden gets 3 more years in Russia

2014-08-07 14:52

Edward Snowden's lawyer says the NSA whistleblower has been granted permission to stay in Russia for three more years.

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