Trump’s pick for CIA director has called for Snowden’s execution

 Posted by on 2016-11-21 at 00:24  edward snowden, News, nsa, Politics, Reblog, security, snowden, trump  Comments Off on Trump’s pick for CIA director has called for Snowden’s execution
Nov 212016
 

President-elect Donald J. Trump has made three key national security picks this morning, tapping Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) as attorney general, Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) as head of the Central Intelligence Agency, and retired Gen. Michael Flynn as his security adviser.

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No matter what, don’t use Google’s new Allo messenger app, says Edward Snowden

 Posted by on 2016-09-22 at 18:20  allo, edward snowden, google, privacy, Reblog, security, snowden, tech  Comments Off on No matter what, don’t use Google’s new Allo messenger app, says Edward Snowden
Sep 222016
 

The search giant’s new WhatsApp competitor combines messaging with a digital assistant to allow you to chat like never before—but those who care about their privacy and mass surveillance should steer clear of the app, Edward Snowden said in a series of tweets.

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This is everything Edward Snowden revealed in just one year of unprecedented top-secret leaks

 Posted by on 2016-09-16 at 10:37  edward snowden, leak, News, nsa, Politics, Reblog, security, snowden, tech  Comments Off on This is everything Edward Snowden revealed in just one year of unprecedented top-secret leaks
Sep 162016
 

In June 2013, The Guardian reported the first leak based on top-secret documents that then-29-year-old Edward Snowden stole from the National Security Agency (NSA). At the time, Snowden worked as an intelligence contractor for Booz Allen Hamilton in Hawaii.

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Pardon Edward Snowden

 Posted by on 2016-09-15 at 09:35  cryptography, cyber security, edward snowden, encryption, government, infosec, News, nsa, privacy, Reblog, security, snowden, spying  Comments Off on Pardon Edward Snowden
Sep 152016
 

Edward J. Snowden, the American who has probably left the biggest mark on public policy debates during the Obama years, is today an outlaw. Mr.

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Yeah, The NSA Was Probably Hacked

 Posted by on 2016-08-16 at 12:24  cyber crime, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber war, edward snowden, Hacking, infosec, malware, nsa, Politics, privacy, Reblog, security, snowden, tech  Comments Off on Yeah, The NSA Was Probably Hacked
Aug 162016
 

New context from National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden makes the case that files dumped online over the weekend probably came from the NSA.

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Clinton and Obama are wrong about Snowden — he was ignored after sounding alarm directly to the NSA

 Posted by on 2016-06-07 at 16:58  clinton, edward snowden, election 2016, government, hillary clinton, News, nsa, Politics, Reblog, snowden, spying  Comments Off on Clinton and Obama are wrong about Snowden — he was ignored after sounding alarm directly to the NSA
Jun 072016
 

An explosive exposé shows that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden repeatedly tried to raise concerns about illegal mass surveillance, but was ignored.

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Spy Chief Complains That Edward Snowden Sped Up Spread of Encryption by 7 Years

 Posted by on 2016-04-25 at 17:10  edward snowden, encryption, government, News, nsa, Politics, privacy, Reblog, security, snowden, spying, tech  Comments Off on Spy Chief Complains That Edward Snowden Sped Up Spread of Encryption by 7 Years
Apr 252016
 


THE DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE on Monday blamed NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden for advancing the development of user-friendly, widely available strong encryption. The shortened timeline has had “a profound effect on our ability to collect, particularly against terrorists,” he said.

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