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US intelligence whistle blower Edward Snowden publishes memoir, to hit stands on Sept 17

August 02, 2019 12:12 pm

Metropolitan Books, an imprint of Macmillan Publishers, announced Thursday that Snowden's 'Permanent Record' will be released simultaneously in more than 20 countries, including the US, Germany and Britain.

Kaspersky says it obtained possible NSA hacking tool from US computer in 2014

October 25, 2017 3:33 pm

Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab on Wednesday acknowledged that its security software had taken source code for a secret American hacking tool from a personal computer in the United States.

Russian hackers stole US cyber secrets from NSA: Media reports

October 06, 2017 11:53 am

Russian government-backed hackers stole highly classified US cyber secrets in 2015 from the National Security Agency after a contractor put information on his home computer, two newspapers reported on Thursday.

US cyber bill plans to shift power away from the National Security Agency

May 19, 2017 4:55 pm

A bill proposed in Congress would require the NSA to inform representatives of other government agencies about security holes it finds in software.

US Senate to let National Security Agency spy program lapse, at least for now

June 01, 2015 11:43 am

The Senate voted to move ahead with reform legislation that would replace the bulk phone records program revealed two years ago by former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden.

Freeing the Net

December 08, 2014 12:05 am

A new report finds India has improved its online freedom ranking. But self-congratulation is not in order.

Hope NSA spying on BJP will not hurt relations, says US

July 04, 2014 12:52 am

NSA had sought permission to carry out surveillance on BJP.

India summons US envoy over reports of spying

July 03, 2014 12:53 am

Sushma, who led nuke Bill opposition in 2010, may have been a target.

Reform, after all

June 23, 2014 12:47 am

US House of Representatives’ surprise move to curtail NSA’s powers is encouraging.

Snowden seeks asylum in sunny Brazil

June 02, 2014 11:14 am

Snowden's temporary asylum in Russia expires in August. Washington has revoked his US passport, so his travel options are limited.


Parrikar reaches MHA to discuss internal security issues

January 15, 2016 7:08 am

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar reached Ministry for Home Affairs to discuss the internal security issues. Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi , Border Security Forces (BSF) Director General DK Pathak and National Security Agency (NSA) Ajit Doval arrived for internal security meet at North Block. Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar are scheduled to meet today.