WATCH: SpaceX is sending living bits of human organs to space

2019-06-23 20:02

It's not fair to use astronauts as guinea pigs. Instead scientist are sending miniature human organs on chips to the ISS.

Another US spy worker steals data

2016-10-21 22:13

US prosecutors say they expected to file espionage charges against a private contractor for the National Security Agency suspected of stealing classified information.

Edward Snowden joins Twitter, causes frenzy

2015-09-30 11:59

US whisleblower Edward Snowden has opened a Twitter account and quickly gathered thousands of followers.

White House rejects petition to pardon Snowden

2015-07-29 06:19

The Obama administration has rejected a petition signed by almost 168 000 people calling on it to pardon former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden for leaking US government secrets.

Francois Hollande: US spying is unacceptable

2015-06-24 11:57

French President Francois Hollande has branded as 'unacceptable' reported spying by the United States on French senior officials and warned Paris would not tolerate actions that threaten its security.

WikiLeaks: NSA eavesdropped on French presidents

2015-06-24 06:44

WikiLeaks has published documents it says shows the US’s National Security Agency eavesdropping on the last three French presidents.

US House passes bill to end bulk collection of phone records

2015-05-14 11:47

The House of Representatives have voted by a wide margin to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' phone records and replace it with a system to search the data held by telephone companies on a case-by-case basis.

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.


Cyber attacks level off after global push-back, but fears persist

2017-05-15 16:21

The world's biggest ransom ware attack has levelled off in Europe thanks to a push-back by cyber security officials after causing havoc in 150 countries, as Microsoft urged governments to heed the "wake-up call".

US ends phone data collection exposed by Snowden

2015-12-01 12:24

The US government has halted its controversial program to collect vast troves of information from Americans' phone calls, a move prompted by the revelations of former intelligence analyst Edward Snowden.

US spied on Japan government, companies - WikiLeaks

2015-07-31 10:56

The US spied on senior Japanese politicians, its top central banker and major companies including conglomerate Mitsubishi, according to documents released by WikiLeaks, which published a list of at least 35 targets.

NSA will stop looking at old US phone records

2015-07-28 12:59

The Obama administration has decided that the National Security Agency will soon stop examining, and will ultimately destroy millions of American calling records it collected under a controversial programme leaked by former agency contractor Edward Snowden.

US denies spying on France's president

2015-06-24 10:05

The White House insists it is not targeting French President Francois Hollande's communications and will not do so, after documents released by WikiLeaks showed the United States wiretapped three French leaders, including him.

Sex, lies and debt potentially exposed by US data hack

2015-06-15 12:06

When a retired 51-year-old military man disclosed in a US security clearance application that he had a 20-year affair with his former college roommate's wife, it was supposed to remain a secret between him and the government.

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.

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