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NSA-themed ransomware leverages public concern over privacy

A variant of ransomware making the rounds aims to leverage the public’s increasing concern with regard to the NSA’s recently declassified PRISM surveillance program. Upon infection, the ransomware will lock down a computer’s web browser and display a warning message…

Snowden granted 1-year temporary asylum in Russia

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has officially been granted temporary asylum in Russia, reports the Guardian. After camping out in the Moscow airport for over a month, Snowden will finally be able to enter the interior of Russia, his lawyer, Anatoly…

NSA spying on Germany more than any other EU country

The National Security Agency is collecting data seemingly everywhere, but not all countries warrant the same level of communications scrutiny in the eyes of the NSA. Some high profile targets for data collection include China, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia, which…