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Germany gives huge amount of phone, text data to US: Report

Germany’s BND intelligence agency sends mammoth amounts of phone and text data to the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) each month, Die Zeit Online reported, highlighting the scale of spying cooperation which has unleashed a political row here. Critics have accused Chancellor Angela Merkel’s staff of giving the nod to …

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German prosecutors launch investigation of spying charges

Germany’s top public prosecutor will look into accusations that the country’s BND foreign intelligence agency violated laws by helping the United States spy on officials and firms in Europe, including Airbus group, the federal prosecutors office said. A spokesman for the prosecutors office confirmed weekend media reports that an investigation …

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CIA sought to hack Apple iPhones from earliest days: Report

CIA researchers have worked for nearly a decade to break the security protecting Apple phones and tablets, investigative news site The Intercept reported, citing documents obtained from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. The report cites top-secret U.S. documents that suggest U.S. government researchers had created a version of XCode, Apple’s software …

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Chinese cyber attacks could shut U.S. infrastructure: NSA Director

China and “probably one or two” other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down computer systems of U.S. power utilities, aviation networks and financial companies, Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the U.S. National Security Agency, said on Thursday. Testifying to the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee …

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Samsung phones cleared for US government use

Samsung said that some of its Galaxy mobile devices were approved by the National Security Agency for use with classified US government networks and data, a boost to the company’s efforts to expand in the security-conscious business market. The South Korean company said the Galaxy S5, the Galaxy Note 4 …

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