The National Security Agency (NSA) collected more than 530 million phone calls and texts from individuals around the world in 2017, more than three times the number gathered the previous year.
A group of Hungarian researchers found that the National Security Agency (NSA) was able to scan for and track nation-state threat groups when NSA workers were conducting operations inside other country's systems.
The US intelligence community reportedly negotiated in secret to retrieve classified documents stolen from the National Security Agency (NSA) by the Shadow Brokers and passed along to Russian intelligence.
A new report has called for greater accountability and oversight in the way the government reports the software vulnerabilities that it discovers.
Reddit may - or may not have - received a 'national security letter' which forces them to hand over data about users on the popular news website, but also imposes a gag order which stops them talking about it.
German leader Angela Merkel openly attacks the UK and US's mass electronic surveillance programmes
Microsoft commits to improving Internet encryption, as Forrester says that the cloud has become the new normal for businesses.