"The surveillance of communications faces a legitimization crisis," says James Losey, a fellow with the Open Technology Institute, the technology program of the New America Foundation, and currently a PhD candidate with the School of International Studies and the Department of Media Studies at Stockholm University in Sweden.
The German Federal Prosecutor's Office has started an investigation regarding the discovery of the infamous Regin backdoor on the private laptop owned by a staff member of the German Federal Chancellery, a federal agency serving the executive office of the German Chancellor.
Detectives investigating an organized criminal network responsible for defrauding bank customers across the UK out of approximately £60 million have arrested nine people.
CIA Director John Brennan's private AOL email account has been hacked, apparently by teenage hackers with good social engineering skills.
CIA Director John Brennan apparently got his private AOL email account hacked, and the attackers revealed that it contained information that shouldn't have been there: Brennan's 47-page application for top-secret security clearance, Social Security numbers and personal information of US intelligence officials, and other sensitive documents.
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