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Snowden Documents Reveal the NSA Has Been Tracking Bitcoin Users Since at Least 2013

A series of documents recently published by The Intercept shows that the NSA has been tracking Bitcoin users for years. The documents were provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. While many other federal agencies are paying private contractors, such as Chainalysis, to provide information on Bitcoin transactions and users, the US intelligence community has been running their own cryptocurrency surveillance ... Read More »

Edward Snowden Helps Create App to Fight Evil Maid Attacks

The man who helped expose the NSA’s warrantless global mass surveillance programs is now helping users protect their hardware from physical tampering by attackers. NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has helped create a new Android app which helps secure hardware from “Evil Maid” attacks. An Evil Maid attack is when a device is physically tampered with, without the device owner’s knowledge. ... Read More »

Edward Snowden At LibrePlanet 2016

The infamous NSA whistleblower, Edward Snowden, kicked off this year’s LibrePlanet conference via video chat from Russia – which was done entirely using free software. For those interested, Jitsi Meet was used. In a recap of the first day at LibrePlanet, it was noted that even before Snowden was finished being introduced, “the room broke out into clapping and a ... Read More »