ASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. government and leading Internet companies on Monday announced a compromise that will allow those companies to reveal how often they are ordered to turn over customer information in national security investigations.
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WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama is expected to rein in spying on foreign leaders and is considering restricting National Security Agency access to Americans’ phone records, according to people familiar with a White House review of the government’s surveillance programs.
President Barack Obama is hosting a series of meetings this week with U.S. lawmakers, privacy advocates and intelligence officials as he nears a final decision on changes to the government’s controversial surveillance programs.
The number of countries possessing the makings of a nuclear bomb has dropped by almost one-quarter over the past two years, but there remain “dangerous weak links” in nuclear materials security that could be exploited by terrorist groups with potentially catastrophic results, according to a U.S. study released Wednesday.
Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden succeeded where President Barack Obama couldn’t – getting Microsoft, Google and Yahoo to upgrade computer security against hackers.
US officials say two US B-52 bombers flew over disputed islands in the East China Sea during a training mission, defying China’s new territorial claims.
Back when Yahoo was something hollered at a rodeo and no one could conceive of Googling anything, President Ronald Reagan signed an executive order that extended the power of US intelligence agencies overseas, allowing broader surveillance of non-US suspects.
Hackers reportedly stole 42 million customer records including email addresses and clear-text passwords from Cupid Media, a network of dating websites.
Virtualization isn’t a new trend, these days it’s an essential element of infrastructure design and management. However, while common for the most part, organizations are still learning as they go when it comes to cloud-based initiatives.
Obama considering stopping monitoring of friendly heads of state