Russia grants Edward Snowden permanent residency; not considering citizenship application, says lawyer
Snowden, who has occasionally criticised Moscow's policies, said that he was willing to return to the US if he's guaranteed a fair trial
Unlike Pegasus, Zhenhua lacks prowess to spy; China's claims on data harvesting a smokescreen, exposes its weaknesses
Zhenhua isn’t important for what it does, but what it tells us about China’s weaknesses and insecurities.
End to end encryption: All you need to know about this technology under threat from govts and law enforcement agencies
Law enforcement and technologists have been arguing over encryption controls for more than two decades.
Books of the week: From Behind Bars in Byculla to Edward Snowden's Permanent Record, our picks of new memoirs
Our weekly roundup of books that should be on your radar.
Edward Snowden, living in Russia since leaking classified documents showing the scope of post-9/11 US government surveillance, wants to claim asylum in France.
Our lowdown on the best episodes from a selection of podcasts that deserve a listen this week. Ready to tune in?
Julian Assange arrest: Dark moment for press freedom, says Edward Snowden; no one is above the law, warns Theresa May
Fellow free-speech activists and American whistle-blower Edward Snowden had a message for journalists covering Assange's arrest, as he informed them that the United Nations had formally ruled Assange's "detention to be arbitrary, a violation of human rights." "They have repeatedly issued statements calling for him to walk free–including very recently," Snowden said.
NSA could legally obtain call log data not only on foreign surveillance targets but also on Americans.
In the wake of lynchings resulting from WhatsApp forwards, looking for alternatives is a good idea.
The NSA's bulk collection of call records was curtailed by Congress after Edward Snowden's reveal.
Damage caused by Edward Snowden leak will increase in years to come, say US counterintelligence officials
The US Government believes that information leaked by Edward Snowden in 2013 will have a impact on surveillance and security measures for years to come.
The sharp increase from 151 million occurred during the second full year of a new surveillance system established at the spy agency after US lawmakers passed a law in 2015 that sought to limit its ability to collect such records in bulk.
Snowden responds to UIDAI tweet about Aadhaar; says third-party entities which ask for Aadhaar details have databases too
Snowden has tweeted an article authored by former India head RAW saying that it is one of those rare instances where he is in agreement with a former intelligence chief.
NSA's internet surveillance program advances as years-long effort by privacy advocates falls short by one vote
The bill allows the NSA to eavesdrop on information from foreigners living outside the US via American companies
American whistleblower Edward Snowden on Tuesday said the Indian journalist, whose report on alleged Aadhaar data breach has led to lodging of an FIR, merits an award
Edward Snowden shows support for journalist who unravelled Aadhaar data breach, holds UIDAI responsible for flaw
Edward Snowden stated that such journalism which takes a stance against blatant government breaches should be awarded rather than investigated upon.
Edward Snowden releases 'Haven', a privacy protection app that transforms your Android phone into a spy tool
The app is designed to prevent the so-called “Evil Maid” attack that targets unattended computers. This could be in a hotel room, an office space, etc.
US House panel passes legislation aimed at overhauling certain aspects of NSA's internet surveillance programme
Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act allows the NSA to collect digital communications from foreign suspects living outside the US.
US Senate panel approves legislation to renew the National Security Agency's internet surveillance program
Senators introduced legislation that would require the NSA to obtain a warrant for queries of data on Americans under an internet surveillance program.
According to a National Security Agency (NSA) report, the rocket attacks in March 2013 in the Syrian capital Damascus were ordered by a member of the the Saudi royal family, Prince Salman bin Sultan.