NSA

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NSA whistleblower Reality Winner released from prison
Ex-intelligence contractor convicted of leaking report on Russian interference in US election released for good behavior

Edward Helmore

14, Jun, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Denmark helped US spy on Angela Merkel and European allies – report
Media reports claim US National Security Agency used Danish cables to spy on senior officials

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

31, May, 2021 @2:34 PM

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Havana syndrome: NSA officer’s case hints at microwave attacks since 90s
When Mike Beck developed a rare form of Parkinson’s US intelligence concluded he was the victim of a hi-tech weapon

Julian Borger in Washington

02, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Edward Snowden has taken $1.2m in speaking fees in exile, US filing says
US government, which is trying to strip whistleblower of profits earned since NSA disclosures, says speaking fees cover 67 engagements

Tom McCarthy and Martin Pengelly

17, Aug, 2020 @12:55 PM

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Speculation grows over pardon for Edward Snowden after Trump remarks
Trump says ‘A lot of people think he is not being treated fairly’ as Republican congressman calls for president to pardon exiled NSA whistleblower

Joanna Walters in New York

14, Aug, 2020 @4:06 PM

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Tech firms like Facebook must restrict data sent from EU to US, court rules
Long-running legal saga finds inadequate protections against snooping on personal data by US intelligence agencies

Alex Hern

16, Jul, 2020 @11:30 AM

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Dark Mirror by Barton Gellman review – the rise of today's surveillance state
The author’s lively interactions with Edward Snowden inform this deeply considered portrait of the 21st-century US-dominated surveillance operation

Luke Harding

27, May, 2020 @6:30 AM

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NSA whistleblower who leaked Russian hacking report petitions for clemency
Reality Winner was sentenced to five years in 2018 after leaking classified report about Russia’s interference in the 2016 election

Richard Luscombe

17, Feb, 2020 @8:01 PM

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NSA faces questions over security of Trump officials after alleged Bezos hack
Democratic lawmaker asks agency if it is confident the Saudi government has not sought to hack US officials

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

27, Jan, 2020 @9:34 AM

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Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 security fix after NSA warning
US agency revealed flaw that could be exploited by hackers to create malicious software

Kari Paul and agencies

14, Jan, 2020 @7:04 PM

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Edward Snowden’s profits from memoir must go to US government, judge rules
Court says state is entitled to any profits from Permanent Record because its publication breached non-disclosure agreements

Alison Flood

20, Dec, 2019 @1:20 PM

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Permanent Record by Edward Snowden review – gripping spy story
The NSA whistleblower’s account of his life is a page-turner

John Naughton

23, Sep, 2019 @7:59 AM

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