Overseas Google and Yahoo data centers have been targeted by the National Security Agency, according to recently leaked documents by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. Both companies are making efforts to better encrypt data.
Star Trek, NSA share a similar-looking 'set,' according to a Foreign Policy magazine article. In the galaxy known as Washington, that's not where the enthusiasm ends for 'Star Trek' themes.
The founder of Def Con, the world's largest hacker conference, has requested that government employees do not attend.
Critics of NSA data-mining and Internet surveillance programs discount Tuesday's report that such efforts foiled 50 terrorist attacks – 10 of them in the US. Here's why they remain skeptics.