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Former 'Spy Town' Sugar Grove Station up for Auction in West Virginia
A West Virginia government compound billed as a former "spy town" is up for auction. Sugar Grove Station, West Virginia, is a former a U.S. Navy miltary base run by the National Security Agency about two and a half hours from Washington, D.C. Though there are still government operations nearby, the
Oliver Stone Says Studios' Boards Led to 'Snowden' Rejection
Director Oliver Stone says every major movie studio turned down his narrative film about Edward Snowden because of censorship from their corporate leaders
Feds Ask Judge to Toss Case About Olympics Snooping Claim
The National Security Agency asked a judge Thursday to dismiss a lawsuit from a former Salt Lake City mayor who says the agency conducted a mass warrantless surveillance program during the 2002 Winter Olympics
Why Apple Is Right to Protect Your Privacy
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs understood what people wanted. His insistence on making hard things easier — for instance, using a personal computer — was an essential part of the Apple success story. Apple CEO Tim Cook has been doing the same thing — but now the “hard thing” is privacy and encryption.
Hackers Caused Mass Blackout in Ukraine, US Officials Say
U.S. government cyber security experts officially declared that hackers are to blame for a power outage in Ukraine that affected nearly a quarter million people in the latest significant attack on vulnerable “critical infrastructure.” “Through interviews with impacted entities, the team learned
America’s Top Spy James Clapper: 'I Made a Mistake But I Did Not Lie'
America’s top intelligence official said that while he “made a mistake” when describing the National Security Agency ’s domestic surveillance programs to a Senate committee, he maintains that he “did not lie.” James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence, participated in a live Q&A through
Head of NSA's Elite Hacking Unit: How We Hack
Inside the notoriously secretive National Security Agency is an elite unit made up of some of the best hackers on the planet, charged with breaking into computer networks around the world. Exactly how the Tailored Access Operations (TAO) cell works is a closely-held secret -- despite some recent
Marco Rubio Says Ted Cruz’s Immigration Record Lacks 'Consistency'
Sen. Marco Rubio knocked Republican presidential rival Sen. Ted Cruz 's immigration record on ABC's "This Week" today, saying the Texas senator has shifted positions based on political "calculation" as the election nears. The two -- who are second and third in several national polls ahead of the
Congress to Investigate Report That US Spied on Lawmakers
The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence has opened an investigation into U.S. surveillance practices following a report in the Wall Street Journal earlier this week that the National Security Agency ( NSA ), an intelligence agency in the executive branch, may have intentionally swept