U.S. law firm ensnared in NSA surveillance: NYT report

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/16/us-usa-security-lawyers-idUSBREA1F00X20140216?feedType=RSS&feedName=businessNews (Reuters) – An unnamed U.S. law firm was caught up in the global surveillance of the National Security Agency (NSA) and its overseas partners in Australia, according to a newspaper report on Saturday.

Sunday Morning News 2/16/14

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/16/us-usa-kickstarter-idUSBREA1F03320140216?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews Kickstarter was hacked, and some personal info was compromised but not credit card info. http://www.engadget.com/2014/02/16/google-acquires-slicklogin-sound-passwords/?ncid=rss_truncated Google acquires startup SlickLogin which uses inaudible sound to act as a password replacing the traditional typed password. http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/16/us-radiation-leak-newmexico-idUSBREA1F06Y20140216?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews Possible radiation leak at New Mexico military nuclear waste site http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/2/16/more-than-200-minerstrappedinsouthafricanillegalshaft.html More than 200 miners trapped in illegal South African […]

The New Snowden Revelation Is Dangerous for Anonymous

Whether you agree with the activities of Anonymous or not — there are many shades of gray around using DDoS attacks as a protest tactic — the salient point is that democratic governments are now using their very tactics against them. The key difference, however, is that those involved in Anonymous can and have faced […]