Tagged: nsa


Book Review : Worm, the first digital world war

WORM, the first digital world war, by Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down. Blurb The Conficker worm infected its first computer in November 2008 and within a month had infiltrated 1.5 million machines in 195 countries. Banks, telecommunications companies and critical government networks – including the British Parliament and...


EMC and RSA sell their soul to the NSA for a paltry $10m

Making news across Twitter and the world at the moment is the latest government secret revealed by ex-NSA contractor and whistle-blower Edward Snowden, though the altogether sinister #RSA trend, is actually two news items running in parallel. The first is the unbelievable (therefore true) and explosive leak that the NSA...


Will Andrew Snowden shed light on other conspiracy theories?

As Andrew Snowden’s exposures have shown, the United States government – via the Pentagon and specifically the NSA – has paid the world’s leading encryption company $10 million to partially cripple it’s security software so they could more easily spy on everyone. Why am I not surprised. It’s already accepted...