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Script Recovers Event Logs Doctored by NSA Hacking Tool
BleepingComputer
Security researchers have found a way to reverse the effects of an NSA hacking utility that deletes event logs from compromised machines. Last week, Fox-IT published a Python script that recovers event log entries deleted using the "eventlogedit ...



The Verge

The White House just bought four more months for NSA reauthorization
The Verge
All year, legislators have been bracing for a major fight over NSA surveillance. The 2015 bill that reauthorized the Patriot Act is set to expire on December 31st of this year. That would leave just a few weeks left to replace it and potentially add ...
How the NSA could spy on any American phone — without congressional approvalThe Hill
White House lets NSA's warrantless surveillance continue until AprilEngadget
The High Stakes of Misunderstanding Section 702 ReformsLawfare (blog)

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Quartz

Google's true origin partly lies in CIA and NSA research grants for mass surveillance
Quartz
Intelligence-gathering may have been their world, but the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the National Security Agency (NSA) had come to realize that their future was likely to be profoundly shaped outside the government. It was at a time when ...



New York Times

Former NSA Employee Pleads Guilty to Taking Classified Information
New York Times
The leaks have come to light as investigators scramble to trace the source of an even worse breach of N.S.A. security: the public release of the agency's hacking tools by a still-unidentified group calling itself the Shadow Brokers. Some of those tools ...
Here's the NSA Agent Who Inexplicably Exposed Critical SecretsWIRED
NSA employee who worked on hacking tools at home pleads guilty to spy chargeWashington Post
Former NSA Employee Pleads Guilty to Keeping Top Secret Documents at HomeTIME
CNET -Engadget -CBS News -Department of Justice
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Fortune

Latest NSA Leak Reveals Secret Army Intelligence Project
Fortune
Files detailing a secret U.S. intelligence collection program have leaked online, according to new report, marking just the latest embarrassing security lapse involving U.S. spy agencies. The program, led by U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command ...
Classified US Army and NSA data was stored on an unprotected serverEngadget
Security firm reveals another NSA leakFCW.com
Cybersecurity company finds classified NSA, Army data sitting unprotected onlineChicago Tribune
ZDNet -ExtremeTech -Boing Boing -UpGuard
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EFF

House Intelligence Committee Advances a Deeply Flawed NSA Surveillance Bill
EFF
A bill to extend one of the NSA's most powerful surveillance tools, and further peel back American civil liberties, was approved today by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence in a strict party line vote (12-8), with Republican members ...
NSA Surveillance Bill Sparks Lawmaker Debate Over 'Unmasking'Bloomberg
House Intel Panel Advances NSA Spying Bill Despite Privacy ObjectionsU.S. News & World Report
NSA surveillance expansion bill moves to House for a voteEngadget

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CNN

NYT: NSA struggling following major leaks
CNN
Adm. Mike S. Rogers, the director of the NSA, was also under pressure over the leaks, the Times report suggests. President Barack Obama didn't fire Rogers after the leaks surfaced, against the advice of members of his Cabinet. Part of the reason, the ...
Security Breach and Spilled Secrets Have Shaken the NSA to Its CoreNew York Times
The NSA Should Delete Its Trove of Data on AmericansThe Atlantic
Mysterious hackers' theft of cyberweapons from NSA exceeds damage done by Snowden leaksFast Company
Foreign Policy (blog) -Esquire.com -CBS News
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EFF

House Intelligence Committee's NSA Surveillance Bill Includes New Threats and Old
EFF
Thrown last-minute into a torrent of competing legislation, a new bill meant to expand the NSA's broad surveillance powers is the most recent threat to American privacy. It increases who is subject to surveillance, allows warrantless search of American ...
New Surveillance Bill Would Dramatically Expand NSA PowersACLU (blog)

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The Intercept

NSA Secretly Helped Convict Defendants in US Courts, Classified Documents Reveal
The Intercept
According to a slide in an NSA presentation, provided by Snowden and published for the first time today by The Intercept, the interception of Kurbanov's conversations was a “Reporting Highlight” for PRISM. The document indicates that the NSA captured ...

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SC Magazine

Former NSA employee pleads guilty for stealing classified data, related to Kaspersky incident
SC Magazine
A former NSA employee pleaded guilty to taking classified national defense information that was later stolen by Russian spies. Authorities said between 2010 and 2015, Nghia Hoang Pho, 67, of Ellicott City, Maryland removed and retained U.S. government ...
Ex-NSA employee pleads guilty to removing classified dataTechTarget
Former NSA Employee Pleads Guilty to Taking Top Secret Data HomeeWeek
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National Cyber Security Centre
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