America's National Security Agency (NSA) is a cryptologic intelligence agency of the United States Department of Defence responsible for the collection and analysis of foreign communications and foreign signals intelligence. The NSA is a key component of the US Intelligence community, which is headed by the Director of National Intelligence. By law, the NSA's intelligence gathering is limited to foreign communications, although there have been some incidents involving domestic collection, including the NSA warrantless surveillance controversy.
Hypocrisy of outrage over China’s alleged spy balloon exposed by leaks that show Washington has been snooping on friends.
For years, Washington has sabotaged Huawei's plans to expand its business footprint in America.
One thing about men is that we all - ok, may be not all, but say 99.999 per cent of men - have looked at porn. So I rather look on the latest unending leaks by Edward Snowden about the US National Security Agency in a more positive light than most.
‘Second Date’ software used in Northwestern Polytechnical University attack is a potent cyberespionage tool developed by US agency, says state media.
Concerns over the breach prompted visits from multiple US delegations, but Tokyo did not seem to be taking sufficient action to boost security.
Canadian lawyer Robert Tibbo, who represented US whistle-blower Edward Snowden, says he resigned from Hong Kong Bar Association because he believed he would never get a fair hearing
Spy agency said telephones belonging to foreign diplomats based in Russia, including from China, Israel, Syria and Nato members, had been targeted.
The breach by the ‘Volt Typhoon’ group is thought to be part of a campaign intended to disrupt communications in the Pacific region ahead of a possible crisis.
Readers discuss why concerns about data security are rich coming from the US, and Leslie Cheung coverage.
He has repeatedly made it clear he applied for asylum in Russia out of necessity because he is threatened with extradition to the US by other countries.
Shanghai-listed Qihoo 360 blamed its big third-quarter loss on declining sales and a move to divest its stake in Norwegian browser developer Opera.
Beijing’s efforts to shape global technology ecosystems are becoming an ‘increasingly urgent problem’ for Western governments, according to Jeremy Fleming, director of Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters.
The ex-intelligence contractor had fled to Russia after he leaked files revealing vast surveillance operations carried out by the US National Security Agency.
The National Security Agency is involved in parts of the process to ready new encryption standards for quantum computing, which could break existing standards.
Cybersecurity firm Symantec says the malware, which it calls Daxin, has been used to target high level, non-Western government agencies in Asia and Africa.
The NSA has reportedly used a partnership with Denmark’s foreign intelligence unit to spy on senior officials of neighbouring countries, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The alert says adversaries such as Russia, China and Iran are amplifying conspiracy theories about the origins of Covid-19.
Two hacking groups utilised a VPN vulnerability to break into US security systems, with one of the groups suspected of being tied to Beijing.
Features in malware so similar they could only have been stolen from break-in tools leaked online, according to Check Point Software Technologies report.
Security experts say the malware came from hackers linked to the Russian government and which could allow attackers unfettered network access.
Pentagon insists the Department of Defence is committed to a smooth handoff even as President Donald Trump still refuses to concede.
Chief executive takes aim at ‘unreasonable’ suspension of bilateral agreements, sanctions against herself and others at Beijing press briefing.
The NSA published a list of 25 common software vulnerabilities exploited by Chinese state-backed hackers, but China calls the accusations “ironic”.
The advisory is the latest instance of the US calling out China’s state hackers and sharing information about their malware.
Richard Grenell has been announced as acting director of national intelligence, so does not require Senate confirmation, after serving as ambassador to Germany.
Justice Department alleges that former National Security Agency contractor violated non-disclosure agreements by not letting government review book.
The book, Permanent Record, offers the most expansive and personal account of how Snowden came to reveal secret details about the US government’s mass collection of citizens’ emails, phone calls and internet activity in the name of national security.