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Obama meets CIA, NSA chiefs

US President Barack Obama met top spy chiefs as he finalized a decision on how to rein in National Security Agency spying sweeps following revelations by Edward Snowden. Obama met the heads

NSA making code-breaking quantum computer

An American newspaper Friday reported the US National Security Agency is working to build a “quantum computer” that could break nearly every kind of encryption used to protect banking, medical, business and

US charges NSA whistle-blower with spying

US authoritIes have issued a provisional arrest warrant and filed espionage and other charges against former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, who exposed secret US surveillance programmes, a US official has

US to prosecute NSA leaker Snowden

The United States has launched a criminal investigation and is taking “all necessary steps” to prosecute Edward Snowden for exposing secret US surveillance programmes, the director of the US Federal Bureau of

NSA chief says surveillance stopped attacks

The director of the National Security Agency has said that recently disclosed top-secret US surveillance programmes have helped to prevent “dozens” of potential attacks in the country. NSA chief General Keith Alexander

NSA whistle-blower goes into ‘hiding’

A former US intelligence worker has apparently gone into hiding a day after revealing himself as the source of leaked details of widespread US spying on private internet and phone records. Edward

Identity of NSA whistleblower revealed

The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA and current employee of the defence contractor