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Russia Expels Latvian, German Nationals Suspected of Espionage

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A former Latvian parliamentarian has been deported from Russia after the country’s Federal Security Service (FSB) accused him of spying on behalf of Latvia and the United States’ Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Russia’s state-run NTV channel reported Sunday. “I am Alexei Kholostov, an ethnic Russian and a citizen of Latvia.

NSA spying might have affected U.S. tech giants more than we thought

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Spying by the National Security Agency and increasing demands by the feds for client data continues costing U.S. IT giants billions in lost revenue while also damaging reputations of the American company’s themselves. That’s the assertion by Electronic Frontier Foundation legislative analyst

How Edward Snowden Broke the Spy Game

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There was a time, not long ago, that an unspoken truth was shared by the international community: All countries, even close allies, spy on one another. This was especially true during the Cold War. The United States spied on Russia,

Canada Accuses China Of Hacking Into Its Main Computer Network

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Canada on Tuesday accused Chinese government-backed hackers of attempting to access its main computer network, but Beijing denied the accusations saying it had no role to play in the alleged act. The Canadian government reportedly claimed that a state-sponsored actor

Looking A New Job? Earn $175K As NSA Spokesman; Position Requires ‘Crisis Management’ Experience

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The US National Security Agency is hoping that a new spokesman will be able to help clean up the public relations mess created by years of widespread, indiscriminate surveillance on prominent members of the international community and American citizens alike

Merkel urged to press Obama on NSA scandal ahead of Washington talks

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Angela Merkel should ask Barack Obama to destroy her NSA file when she meets the American president in Washington this week, a leading German opposition politician has told the Guardian. The Greens warn that failure to address the intelligence monitor

Saudi Arabia arrests ten Iran spy suspects

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Saudi authorities have arrested ten more suspects in an alleged Iranian spy ring unveiled two months ago, according to an interior ministry spokesperson. The eight Saudis, a Lebanese and a Turk bring the number of people arrested to 28, the

Sources: Amazon and CIA ink cloud deal

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In a move sure to send ripples through the federal IT community, FCW has learned that the CIA has agreed to a cloud computing contract with electronic commerce giant Amazon, worth up to $600 million over 10 years. Amazon Web

South Korea: Cyber Attack Originated in China

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South Korean officials say a cyber attack that shut down computers at several of the country's top banks and broadcasters originated in China. The Korea Communications Commission on Thursday said an initial investigation revealed that a Chinese IP address created