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  1. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: The Snowden Files, by Luke Harding

    Posted May 04th 2014, 01:55pm by GDN

    ... David Runciman The Snowden Files by Luke Harding Guardian Faber 3.5 stars David Runciman There are two big mysteries at the heart of the Edward Snowden story. First, why did he do it? ... Snowden's backstory, which is not as straightforward as it seemed. What's striking is not so much the range of Snowden's fantasies as the depth of his political commitment. Despite ...

  2. News - China - SECURITY

    Post-Snowden China looks to 'hack-proof' quantum communications

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:07am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Snowden revealed the extent of the US' global surveillance programme, China started to build the world's longest quantum communications network, transmitting signals some 2,000km from ... by countries around the world for decades, to the general public it is something from the science fiction. The Snowden incident suddenly brought the technology in the spotlight and strengthened ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Snowden's leak about spies tapping apps fires tech privacy debate

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 02:07am by GUARDIAN

    ... Dan Nolan Developers of mobile games need to agree levels of user data collection with their consumers in order to maintain trust Snowden's leak of taps on apps should fire privacy ... by the Edward Snowden leaks. The most recent revelation- that the NSA has been targeting analytics data from mobile app developers- is something very close to my heart because I am a mobile developer. ...

  4. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple's iOS 8 system stops it accessing users' data even if police get warrant

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:21pm by WASHPOST

    ... Agency contractor Edward Snowden. The move to block police access to the latest iPhones and iPads will thrill privacy activists and frustrate officials, who have come to rely on the extensive ...

  5. News - World - COMPUTER GAMES

    First it was Snowden, the movie - now you can play the video game

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 05:37pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com New computer game lets players do what the US government can't - control Edward Snowden After the film, it's the Edward Snowden game Fleeing through the dark corridors of NSA Headquarters, snatching up green USB sticks while a secret agent chases your heels...This is the gripping story of Edward Snowden - or at least the video game ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - TECHNOLOGY

    Cybersecurity queries surge in wake of Snowden claim

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Whistle-blower alerted companies to problem but many haven't acted yet, conference warned Cybersecurity queries surge in wake of Snowden claim Inquiries about tightening cybersecurity from local companies have "surged" since the Edward Snowden incident, consultants said yesterday at the region's first international ...

  7. News - World - SECURITY

    Cyberspying tool Immersion scans e-mails to build your profile

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Hard on the heels of Edward Snowden's Prism exposure comes Immersion to extract your data Cyberspying tool scans e-mails to build your profile A powerful cybersnooping tool that can build an intimate personal profile of an e-mail user in seconds is in the spotlight after whistle-blower Edward Snowden's revelations about the US National Security ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology

    Survey: Many Americans say 'Big Brother' is here

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 10:54am by AP

    ... A growing number of Internet users are concerned about the government checking on their online activities - but even more people were worried about businesses doing the same. There’s little wonder why George Orwell’s novel 1984 is seeing a resurgence in s ...

  9. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Beijing bans government officials from using Apple gadgets

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:34am by Bien Perez and Sophie Yu

    ... greater scrutiny by government authorities since Washington indicted five Chinese military officers for industrial cybertheft in May. Revelations by whistle-blower Edward Snowden in June last year ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology

    US cybersurveillance plans will spark legal challenges: Wikipedia pioneer

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 10:51am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... was apparently prompted by revelations leaked a couple months ago to select media by Edward Snowden, the fugitive former US intelligence contractor who has successfully received temporary asylum in Russia. In an interview with The South China Morning Post in June, Snowden alleged that hundreds of computers in Hong Kong and the mainland had been targeted by the US National Security Agency ...




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