A new series of documents released by WikiLeaks reveals a list of 35 high-profile targets in Japan that the NSA has spied on since 2006.
Spies are people just like the rest of us, and just like the rest of us, some of them probably like video games. Which games? Well, according to some new documents that have surfaced online, at least a few NSA employees appear to be Final Fantasy fans.
Mario. Solid Snake. Cloud Strife. EDWARD SNOWDEN.
Last year, we stared the downside to living in the future straight in the face.
In case you weren't scared enough of the reach of the US National Security Agency, reports coming out of Germany are accusing the intelligence agency of literally seizing shipments of computers, installing malware and sometimes even hardware bugs on them.
Last week, Jon Stewart tackled the absurdity of the NSA spying on World of Warcraft because there might be terrorists playing it or something. This week, The Colbert Report chimed in with a look at spying on Second Life—"a game for people who don't have a first one!"
Last night's episode of The Daily Show tackled the hilariously unsettling news that the American and British governments are spying on games like World of Warcraft and Second Life.
American and British spies infiltrated World of Warcraft and Second Life, using the games to monitor what they think are terrorist communications, recruit informers, and gather data on communications between players, according to classified documents uncovered by the non-profit investigative journalism organization…
Every Awful Edward Snowden Game, Reviewed. There are a lot of cheaply made games about Edward Snowden. Most of them I don't want to touch with a 10-foot pole. Lucky for us, our friends at Animal New York sat down and played them, so we don't have to.
Ten years before 29-year-old Booz Allen contractor Edward Snowden undertook the most "significant or helpful leak... in American history" he was "Edowaado," a goofy anime fan working at a small anime art company.
Last night, the Washington Post and Guardian dropped concurrent bombshell reports. Their subject was PRISM, a covert collaboration between the NSA, FBI, and nearly every tech company you rely on daily. PRISM has allowed the government unprecedented access to your personal information for at least the last six years.…
Wow. Nothing is sacred. The Washington Post has discovered that the NSA and FBI have teamed up to tap into the servers of nine US tech companies—Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Apple, you name it—and have extracted e-mails, photographs, audio, video, documents and connection logs. They basically have free reign to take…
Third Echelon's best agent has gone rogue, and they've turned to Facebook for help tracking down Sam Fisher. Where would you go if you were a top secret government agency trying to track down a traitor? MySpace? Please.