Haven is a free app that can turn any Android smartphone into a home security system. The app, which was released by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, utilizes the array of sensors included in all smartphones to provide protection.
Apps/Software December 23, 2017
Lavabit, the secure email service that Edward Snowden used to leak details regarding the NSA's mass surveillance program, was shut down to prevent authorities from gaining access to Snowden's communications. After over three years, Lavabit, however, is now being revived.
Apps/Software January 23, 2017
The CIA has reportedly revised the existing rules for routine espionage operations. The revised guidelines were published on Jan. 18 on its official website.
Security January 20, 2017
Twitter's CEO Jack Dorsey's interview with whistleblower Edward Snowden was streamed live through Periscope. Those who missed it can also watch the video on Periscope.
Computers December 15, 2016
Want a messaging app with a side of surveillance? That's Google Allo for you, according to Edward Snowden, who warns against using the app.
Apps/Software September 22, 2016
Joseph Gordon-Levitt said that Edward Snowden is the 'most extreme of patriots.' The Hollywood actor takes on the role of the NSA whistleblower in the biopic 'Snowden.'
Celebrities September 11, 2016
Edward Snowden has revealed the designs for an open-source, open-hardware device that does exactly what you think it would — warn you if someone is spying on your phone.
Security July 21, 2016
Famed whistleblower Edward Snowden shows 'Vice' some steps toward 'going black.' This procedure will keep smartphones from spying on their owners.
Security May 27, 2016
Cache of Snowden’s NSA documents have been made available, and journalists are encouraged to read through it to uncover stories not yet told.
Security May 17, 2016
Oliver Stone's film about National Security Agency's whistleblower finally releases its official trailer on April 27. Watch how Joseph Gordon-Levitt portrayed the most wanted man in the world.
Movies/TV Shows April 28, 2016
Whistleblower Edward Snowden is suing Norway in a bid to secure free passage to attend a local awarding event without the risk of being extradited to the United States. The lawsuit was filed at the Oslo District Court.
Business Tech April 24, 2016
Apple recently recruited encryption expert Frederic Jacobs, one of the key developers behind the Signal messaging app. With Apple in the line of fire from government officials asking it to break its security policies, Jacobs’ addition is perfectly timed.
Apps/Software February 27, 2016
Apple is embroiled in a dispute with the FBI as it refuses to create an iOS backdoor to investigate the iPhone 5c used by one of the shooters in the San Bernardino attacks. Google CEO Sundar Pichai and NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden have sided with Apple in the issue.
Business February 18, 2016
Tails 2.0 rolled out with major improvements for security enthusiasts. The coders noted that the OS will install easier, will feature more safety protocols and will give Gnome fans something they were looking for.
Apps/Software February 2, 2016
Latest leakage information by Edward Snowden shows footages of Israeli drones over Gaza strip. British and United States spy agencies surveyed drones for military purposes from Israel.
FUTURE TECH February 1, 2016
Edward Snowden appeared at CES 2016 via Suitable Technologies' Beam robot. The screen-on-wheels robot comes packed with a video camera and a display, allowing users to remotely view and even move around different spaces.
Robotics January 8, 2016
The Edward Snowden-endorsed messaging app Signal is set to launch on desktops for Android users via a Chrome app.
Apps/Software December 3, 2015
A programmer made waves on Twitter with his awareness campaign on online security. Users who shared their phone number online got their inboxes littered with cat facts, and the only way to end the catilicious info overload involved Edward Snowden.
Internet November 21, 2015
Edward Snowden was the opening ceremony star of the Queen's University Model United Nations Invitational in Canada last Thursday. The NSA leaker who is currently in Russia spoke to more than 600 attendees through a Skype video link.
Internet Culture November 13, 2015
The National Security Agency has revealed that it discloses 91 percent of vulnerabilities it discovers to technology firms in the United States. The NSA, however, did not go into detail as to what it does prior to exposing these security flaws to developers.
Internet November 10, 2015
Signal, the messaging app that Edward Snowden uses, has already arrived on Google's Play Store. Here is why this privacy-focused messaging app is the world's renowned privacy expert's favorite.
Apps/Software November 4, 2015
IBM allowed Chinese government IT experts to view its software’s source code in its efforts to expand business in the massive market. Big Blue said the source code was viewed in a controlled environment that would prevent the theft of its trade secrets.
Business October 18, 2015
Edward Snowden created quite a stir in the Twitter world. Nobody could tell how many of his followers are fans and how many are NSA agents, but the number of messages he received in two days of tweeting are promising.
Internet October 4, 2015
Twitter comedian Jon Hendren used his on-air time on HLN to defend his hero Edward Scissorhands. The segment was supposed to be about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's Twitter account.
Internet Culture October 2, 2015
Edward Snowden just joined Twitter in the best way possible.
Internet Culture September 29, 2015
Edward Snowden campaigns for a global privacy treaty, saying that mass spying is on an international scale. The notorious whistle-blower calls for change on an international scale.
Internet September 29, 2015
Leaked documents show that the UK's Government Communications Headquarters stores over trillions of metadata records. The organization claims that it is authorized and necessary.
Internet September 28, 2015
United States government whistleblower Edward Snowden appeared on the StarTalk podcast by Neil deGrasse Tyson, where they talked about the possiblity of aliens trying to communicate with Earth.
FUTURE TECH September 21, 2015
Poitras's new visual journalism project, Field Of Vision, looks to create an episodic series of visually-engaging documentary short films.
Internet September 11, 2015
A federal appeals court has reversed a district court’s ruling that the NSA’s bulk phone surveillance program is almost certainly unconstitutional, a decision that is sure to spark protests from privacy advocates.
Legal August 29, 2015
According to new documents leaked by Edward Snowden, AT&T willingly helped the NSA in the spying of U.S. citizens, handing over billions of phone records and emails.
Business August 16, 2015
Sorry, Edward Snowden. No presidential pardon for you. That's what the White House said today in an official statement, following a petition by more than 165,000 Americans asking for Snowden's whistleblowing to be forgiven.
Internet July 28, 2015
It’s the FISA court against a federal appeals court clashing as they decide the fate of NSA’s eavesdropping on American’s telephones.
July 1, 2015
He lives in secret, far from home. He's the most wanted man on the planet. Here's the first teaser trailer for Oliver Stone's movie about Edward Snowden.
Movies/TV Shows June 30, 2015
Google is accused of downloading audio listeners into any computer with Chrome on it. Is Google really sending your conversations to the NSA?
Internet June 25, 2015
New documents unearthed from the Edward Snowden files reveal the governments are not just after the phone companies.
Internet June 24, 2015
The NSA and its British counterpart, GCHQ, were able to hack into security software such as that from Kaspersky Labs by reverse-engineering the software. The news comes courtesy of the latest leaks by ex-NSA employee Edward Snowden.
Legal June 22, 2015
Amazon becomes the last major technology company to publish its transparency report.
Business June 13, 2015
The NSA is costing the U.S. economy billions of dollars in lost business, and it appears not to have any plans of backing down.
Business June 10, 2015
Documents leaked by Edward Snowden reveal that the NSA actually expanded its surveillance program in 2012, highlighting how much the program has expanded over the years.
Legal June 4, 2015
Most Americans hold strong views about the importance of privacy in their everyday lives, according to a recent survey. Results showed that Americans have little confidence that their data will remain private and secure.
Internet May 22, 2015
Intelligence agencies from the U.S., Canada, U.K., New Zealand and Australia planned to infect smartphones with malware using their connection to the Google Play and Samsung App Stores. Details of the plan are outlined in the latest document leaked by NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden.
Internet May 21, 2015
If approved, the USA Freedom Act would prevent the NSA from gathering telephone metadata, but the bill faces tough opposition in the Senate.
Internet May 14, 2015
Google executives discussed surveillance and Edward Snowden when they participated in the Reddit Ask Me Anything feature.
Internet May 10, 2015
WikiLeaks has published 30,287 documents and 173,132 emails in a searchable online database dubbed 'The Sony Archives.' These documents were leaked during the Sony Pictures Entertainment cyber attack in 2014.
Geek April 17, 2015