Tag: Punctuation

In Ukraine The Covert War Has Begun

John-Brennan

Ukraine is on the brink of civil war, Vladimir Putin has said, and he should know because the country is already in the midst of a covert intelligence war. Over the weekend, CIA director John Brennan travelled to Kiev, nobody

Google’s Schmidt: We were attacked by the Chinese and the NSA

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Google chairman Eric Schmidt admitted on Friday that government attacks from China and the US forced his company to enhance security protocols. Speaking at the SXSW technology conference in Austin, Texas, Schmidt said governments around the world have realized that

Snowden will help Germany investigate NSA spying if granted asylum

Demonstrator supporting fugitive former U.S. NSA contractor Snowden holds up a banner outside Reichstag in Berlin

Edward Snowden is offering Germany his help with investigating NSA spying activities on its soil, if Berlin grants him political asylum, Stern reports, citing correspondence with the whistleblower. “I have a great respect for Germany,” Snowden wrote to the German

Obama Tells Merkel That US Is Not Tapping Her Phone

U.S. President Barack Obama wipes a tear as he speaks about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, during a press briefing at the White House in Washington December 14, 2012. A tearful President Obama expressed "overwhelming grief" for the victims of a shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school and called on Americans to set aside politics and "take meaningful action" to prevent more tragedies of this kind. A heavily armed gunman opened fire on school children and staff at a Connecticut elementary school on Friday, killing 26 people including 18 children in the latest in a series of shooting rampages that have tormented the United States this year, U.S. media reported.     REUTERS/Yuri Gripas  (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)

BERLIN — The German government said Wednesday that it had received information that the cellphone of Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany was under surveillance by United States intelligence services and that she had called President Obama to make clear that

NSA’s Italy op exposed: ‘Millions’ of private communications intercepted with govt awareness

Italy's Prime Minister Letta addresses a news conference in Vienna

Everyday communications of Italians are also on the watch list of the US National Security Agency, a new report has revealed. While an Italian parliamentary committee seeks clarification of NSA activities, local security sources defend the snooping. Italy’s spy watchdog

Belgian telco says it was hacked, while reports point to NSA or GCHQ as culprit

Belgacom-gebouw

Here’s a curious one: Belgium’s largest telco has filed a complaint against an “unknown third party” that hacked into its internal IT systems and apparently inserted a virus. Belgacom hasn’t officially suggested who this third party might be, but De