NSA Tripled The Amount Of Surveillance It Conducted In 2017

US | Eric Lieberman
Surveillance cameras pointing in different directions. [Shutterstock - Ink Drop]

‘Uses its authority to obtain call detail records’

FBI: No Evidence Of Terror Links In NSA Shooting

Defense | Will Racke
Aerial footage of the scene from NBC News showed a black SUV with numerous bullet holes in its windshield crashed into concrete barriers at the main entrance to the NSA's headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

‘An isolated incident’

BREAKING: Police Respond To Shots Fired Outside NSA

US | Ryan Pickrell
An undated aerial handout photo shows the National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters building in Fort Meade, Maryland. NSA/Handout via REUTERS

One person in custody

The Man Who Ran The NSA During Some Of The Most Serious Security Breaches Is Now Stepping Down: Report

Defense | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Michael Rogers testifies at the Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Agency has been torn apart by security breaches over the years

Who Was Behind The Worst NSA Leak In History, And Why Don't We Know Yet?

World | Saagar Enjeti
Fort Meade, UNITED STATES: A computer workstation bears the National Security Agency (NSA) logo inside the Threat Operations Center. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

‘The problem with the Russia theory is, why’

Russian Hackers Breached The NSA Through Russian-Made Antivirus Software

Defense | Jonah Bennett
An employee works near screens in the virus lab at the headquarters of Russian cyber security company Kaspersky Labs in Moscow

Kaspersky founder calls story a ‘conspiracy theory’

Bipartisan Senators Introduce Bill To Stop Police From Snooping On People Without A Warrant

US | Eric Lieberman
Computer spying on owner [Shutterstock - Juergen Faelchle]

‘Americans expect and deserve, strong meaningful protections’

New Docs Show Obama-Era NSA Spied On Americans Without Warrants

US | Eric Lieberman
Surveillance can come from the government and the private sector. [Shutterstock - Sergey Nivens]

‘Our country’s founders required the government to get a warrant’

Blackberry May Make A Comeback After It Reaches Deal With NSA

US | Eric Lieberman
Sunil Dutt, managing director of BlackBerry India, speaks during the launch of the BlackBerry 10 smartphone in Mumbai February 25, 2013. BlackBerry launched its first smartphone from its BlackBerry 10 line in India on Monday, pricing the phone at 43,490 rupees ($800). REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

‘First secure mobile voice product listed’

Trump Admin Wants To Let Cyber Command Get More Aggressive

National Security | Russ Read
A U.S. Air Force airman works at the 561st Network Operations Squadron (NOS) at Petersen Air Force Base in Colorado Springs

Officials want to make the command independent of the NSA

The Intercept Will Support NSA Leaker's Legal Defense

US | Chuck Ross
Reality Leigh Winner, 25, a federal contractor charged by the U.S. Department of Justice for sending classified material to a news organization, poses in a picture posted to her Instagram account. Reality Winner/Social Media via REUTERS

Website admits it failed to protect Reality Winner’s identity

Judge Rules Twitter Can Sue To Tell America How Much Gov't Watches Citizens

US | Eric Lieberman
Detective giving a confidential envelope. [Shutterstock - weRpix]

‘the highest level of scrutiny under the First Amendment’

Former NSA Chief: Trump Is Serious About Cybersecurity

National Security | Russ Read
TAORMINA, ITALY - MAY 26: (From L to R) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron, U.S. President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, British Prime Minister Theresa May, European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker pose for the group photo at the G7 Taormina summit on the island of Sicily on May 27, 2017 in Taormina, Italy. Leaders of the G7 group of nations, which includes the Unted States, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Italy, as well as the European Union, are meeting at Taormina from May 26-27. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

‘It’s the government’s job to help, you can’t just sit back and wait’

Germany Spied On White House For Several Years

World | Jacob Bojesson
U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel address a joint news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington May 2, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing

Several institutions named

One Of The Most Secretive Agencies Is Now Sharing Some Of Its Tech With The Public

US | Eric Lieberman
An illustration picture shows the logo of the U.S. National Security Agency on the display of an iPhone in Berlin, June 7, 2013. The debate over whether the U.S. government is violating citizens' privacy rights while trying to protect them from terrorism escalated dramatically on Thursday amid reports that authorities have collected data on millions of phone users and tapped into servers at nine internet companies. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

‘The public benefits … the government benefits’

Alleged NSA Leaker Wanted To 'Burn Down The White House,' Say Prosecutors

US | Eric Lieberman
Reality Leigh Winner, 25, a federal contractor charged by the U.S. Department of Justice for sending classified material to a news organization, poses in a picture posted to her Instagram account. Reality Winner/Social Media via REUTERS

‘risk of fleeing’ to Afghanistan