Yep, it's NSA Groundhog Day again
12 Mar 2020
After blowing $100m to snoop on Americans' phone call logs for four years, what did the NSA get? Just one lead
Section 215 more useless than we suspected yet they still want to keep it
26 Feb 2020
Remember the Clipper chip? NSA's botched backdoor-for-Feds from 1993 still influences today's encryption debates
EnigmaWe'll laugh at today's mandated holes in the same way we laugh at those from 25 years ago
27 Jan 2020
NSA to Congress: Our spy programs don’t work, aren’t used, or have gone wrong – now can you permanently reauthorize them?
Senators: Um, no.
06 Nov 2019
Uncle Sam demands summary judgment on Snowden memoir: We're not saying it's true, but no one should read it
We really needed to take a look before you published
25 Oct 2019
American intelligence follows British lead in warning of serious VPN vulnerabilities
Now if only they'd accept the Queen back again...
10 Oct 2019
Remember the FBI's promise it wasn’t abusing the NSA’s data on US peeps? Well, guess what…
Turns out the Feds make the CIA and NSA actually look good
08 Oct 2019
A Nord VPN bug, a(nother) bad Microsoft patch, Zynga data farmed out, and more
RoundupPlus, NSA's Ghidra found to contain faulty code
05 Oct 2019
NSA asks Congress to permanently reauthorize spying program that was so shambolic, the snoops had shut it down
AnalysisYou never know, we might figure out how not to screw up in future
16 Aug 2019
All roads in US cable biz GTT's Brit network seem to lead to Menwith Hill
You know, the US spy station with the golf balls
13 Aug 2019
FBI, NSA to hackers: Let us be blunt. Weed need your help. We'll hire you even if you've smoked a little pot in the past
Black HatNow that's what we call a joint task force: Uncle Sam chills out, relaxes recruitment rules on drugs
08 Aug 2019
When Harry met celly: NSA hoarder thrown in the clink for 9 years – after taking classified work home for decades
Contractor Martin sentenced for squirreling away 50TB of hush-hush files, exploits
19 Jul 2019
Years late to the SMB1-killing party, Samba finally dumps the unsafe file-sharing protocol version by default
Although you can still use it if you like the thrill of danger
09 Jul 2019
While we were raging about Putin's meddling and Kremlin hackers, Five Eyes were pwning Yandex, Russia's Google
... Are ... are we the baddies?
27 Jun 2019
Decoding America's spies: What does the NSA's cryptic memo really mean? Citizens illegally spied on again
AnalysisToo much data slurped in October, months after snoops vowed not to do that
26 Jun 2019
NSA: That ginormous effort to slurp up Americans' phone records that Snowden exposed? Ehhh, we don't need that no more
An attack of conscience or have the super-snoops got something better now?
26 Apr 2019
Leaky Martin will be livin' la vida lockdown: Ex-NSA bod cops to taking home 'up to 50TB' of hush-hush dossiers
'Hoarder' faces up to nine years in the clink for harvesting Uncle Sam's top secrets
29 Mar 2019
Did you know?! Ghidra, the NSA's open-sourced decompiler toolkit, is ancient Norse for 'No backdoors, we swear!'
RSAReverse-engineering suite now available to download... and maybe run in a VM, eh?
06 Mar 2019