Politics & Law

NSA Has Access to Major Internet Companies' Servers, Thanks to Covert PRISM Program [UPDATE]

NSA Has Access to Major Internet Companies' Servers, Thanks to Covert PRISM Program [UPDATE]

Adriana Lee

The public is already reeling from the revelation that the National Security Agency, sanctioned by the White House, is covertly grabbing millions of Verizon customers' call data. But if that's not unsettling enough, there's even more evidence piling up now that we're living in a much deeper surveillance state than most people realized. The Guardian and The Washington Post both reported...

White House Defends NSA, Says Collecting Verizon Call Data Is Matter of National Security

White House Defends NSA, Says Collecting Verizon Call Data Is Matter of National Security

Adriana Lee

Earlier The Guardian broke the startling news that the National Security Administration has been secretly collecting phone records for every call on the Verizon network. With tens of millions of people's data at stake, this is the broadest surveillance initiative ever brought to light. Initially, none of the government officials had any comment on this, but now the White House has...

Techno-Savvy Bank Robbers Steal $45m From ATMs In Dramatic and Sophisticated Heist

Techno-Savvy Bank Robbers Steal $45m From ATMs In Dramatic and Sophisticated Heist

Adriana Lee

When you think of bank robbers, ski-masked men seizing a bank with guns blazing might be the predominant mental picture. Oh, but that’s soooo over. Thieves no longer have to threaten tellers or ransack vaults to get their loot. But they do need tech expertise, a group of henchmen and planning. Lots and lots of planning. At least that’s what it took when a team of men — both computer...