Edward Snowden


Edward Snowden’s new case design detects if your iPhone is broadcasting its location

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has teamed up with hardware hacker Andrew “Bunnie” Huang to design an iPhone accessory that could help protect journalists working in dangerous parts of the world.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.

Edward Snowden – the movie

The trailer for Oliver Stone’s upcoming movie about Edward Snowden has hit the internet.

Two different ways to attack a drone

Drones are the subject of the latest hacking scoop from The Intercept, based upon documents handed over to them by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Meanwhile, Dutch Police have a different approach…

Edward Snowden joins Twitter. Guess who is the only account he’s following?

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has joined Twitter. And he is being very picky over who he chooses to follow…

Sunday Times reporter tells CNN everything you need to know about Snowden story

Perhaps unwittingly, the Sunday Times has revealed on video everything you need to know about its recent Edward Snowden report.

You’re right to be skeptical over Sunday Times Snowden story

The Sunday Times published an alarming story in the UK this weekend, suggesting that the lives of British and American spies have been put at risk after Russian and Chinese authorities gained access to over a million documents taken by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

But should we trust it?

Five reasons the MI6 story is a lie

Former ambassador and human rights activist Craig Murray doesn’t believe the story published this weekend in the Sunday Times.

Edward Snowden has made it to the White House (on Google Maps at least)

According to Google Maps, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has not only come back to the United States – but he’s actually inside the White House.

Well, Edwards Snow Den at least.

Edward Snowden says your password should be MargaretThatcherIs110%SEXY

The recent hilarious interview between John Oliver and NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has served up another juicy titbit.

Check out this video clip (which wasn’t broadcast on TV) of Snowden offering advice on passwords.

The funniest Edward Snowden video you’re probably ever going to see

John Oliver’s hilarious interview with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden makes some serious points with great humour.

Who would have thought that the way to get the average guy in the street interested in Snowden’s revelations was to explain it in terms of the US government being able to see pictures of your todger?

If China or Russia had compromised every mobile phone, *then* would the authorities take it more seriously?

Gemalto says it was hacked, and believes it could have been the NSA or GCHQ who did it.

So how should different countries respond to the reports that secure mobile phone communications may now be compromised? Watch this video to see what Australian spooks had to say.

Edward Snowden’s big regret

Daniel Ellsberg and Edward Snowden have something in common – although decades separate their whistle-blowing.

Both of them say “Don’t do what I did”. Find out what they believe they should have done differently…

Citizenfour – Edward Snowden documentary

Citizenfour is a new documentary about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, from Academy Award nominee director Laura Poitras.

And it’s being screened at cinemas across the UK tonight.


New Snowden leak: NSA shares 850 billion metadata records via Google-like tool

The National Security Agency has a “Google-like” search engine designed to share 850 billion records about emails, phone calls, internet chats, and more…

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.


A new mole is leaking secret US national security documents

New documents related to a classified database, used by the USA to track terrorist suspects around the world, have been published on the internet – but, fascinatingly, they can’t have been leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Read more in my article on the Intralinks blog.

TrueCrypt – a matter of assurance

Guest contributor Philip Le Riche asks himself, should he still use TrueCrypt?

The whole TrueCrypt saga has brought into focus an issue which has been central to security thinking in government circles for many years: that of assurance.