Jun 23, 2013

Questions on NSA spying raised in court

Four days before a sweeping government surveillance law was set to expire last year, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, chair of the Intelligence Committee, took to the Senate floor. She touted the 2008 law’s value by listing some of the terrorist attacks it had helped thwart, ...

Jun 13, 2013

U.S. quietly sabotages al-Qaida's flashy online magazine

U.S. intelligence operatives covertly sabotaged a prominent al-Qaida online magazine last month in an apparent attempt to sow confusion among the group’s followers, according to officials. The operation succeeded, at least temporarily, in thwarting publication of the latest issue of Inspire, the English-language magazine ...

May 21, 2013

China tapped Google server secrets

Chinese hackers who breached Google's servers several years ago gained access to a sensitive database with years' worth of information about U.S. surveillance targets, according to current and former government officials.

Apr 29, 2013

U.S. wary of warning Iran on cyber-attacks

The United States, concerned that Iran is behind a string of cyber-attacks against U.S. banking sites, has considered delivering a formal warning through diplomatic channels, but has not pursued the idea out of fears that doing so could escalate hostilities, according to American officials. ...