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Snowden reveals automated NSA cyberwarfare program

By Grant Gross, IDG News Service | August 13th, 2014 MonsterMind could fire back at suspected attackers without human intervention, Snowden says. The U.S. National Security Agency has a cyberwarfare program that hunts for foreign cyberattacks and is able to strike back without human intervention, according to NSA leaker Edward Snowden. The NSA cyberwarfare program, …

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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden plans to work on easy-to-use privacy tools

By Ian Paul, PC World | July 21st, 2014 Edward Snowden has some plans for the future and they include making privacy and encryption tools easier to use. NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden doesn’t yet know whether he’ll be spending the next year in a U.S. prison or an undisclosed location in Russia. Nevertheless, Snowden hopes …

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NSA defends collecting data from U.S. residents not suspected of terrorist activities

By Jaikumar Vijayan, Computerworld | July 7th, 2014 Spokeswoman says spy agency has long said some of the data it intercepts belonging to non-suspects. The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) Monday defended its data collection practices amid revelations that almost 90% of the data it sweeps up involves ordinary Internet users not suspected of crimes. …

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Latest Snowden leak: Most data NSA collects is from non-targets

PC World | July 6th, 2014 Newly leaked documents show a large percentage of electronic communications intercepted by the NSA is from ordinary Internet users not suspected of wrongdoing, according to a new report from the Washington Post. The Post bases its assessment on the results of a four-month-long investigation and examination of 160,000 email …

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