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Court Approves Warrantless Surveillance Rules While Scolding F.B.I.The release of a newly declassified ruling follows a separate decision by an appeals court that a defunct National Security Agency program was illegal.
Republican national security officials back BidenThose endorsing Biden include former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, former CIA and National Security Agency Director Michael Hayden and former Director of National Intelligence John Negroponte.
Rep. Peter King: Sochi Olympics security “so far, so good”New York Republican congressman discusses the Sochi Olympics, NSA leaker Edward Snowden, and immigration reform.
Snowden claims NSA engaged in industrial espionageIn an interview with German television, Edward Snowden claims the NSA also spied on companies. Norah O'Donnell reports.
NSA surveillance: Gov't panel calls for stop to phone data collection on AmericansA government advisory panel wants President Obama to stop the collection of Americans' phone data. It calls the practice "illegal" and "ineffective." The Privacy and Civil Rights Oversight Board..
NSA changes: CIA insider talks importance of reformsCIA Deputy Director and CBS News contributor Michael Morell was part of a panel that recommended changes of the National Security Agency to President Obama. Morell joins the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts..
Obama calls for more judicial oversight on NSA data collectionPresident Obama ordered limited changes to surveillance conducted by the National Security Agency. He called for more judicial oversight and said he wants the government to stop storing vast amounts of..
NSA data collection alternatives rife with drawbacksFollowing public outcry, President Obama announced that the government should no longer store massive amounts of Americans' phone records. An independent review panel has made several recommendations,..
NSA using spy software to bug 100,000 computers around the worldThe New York Times reports that in a program called "Quantuum," the NSA planted software in nearly 100,000 computers worldwide. The targets include China's army, the Russian military and drug cartels...
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison: NSA surveillance is "essential"Larry Ellison is America's third richest man. His company, Oracle, makes a widely-used database that handles everything from online banking to airline reservations. Charlie Rose spoke to Ellison at his..
December 22: Morell, Brennan, Cordes, GarrettThe latest on NSA surveillance reform and a look back at 2013, with former deputy and acting CIA director Michael Morell, CBS News’ Margaret Brennan, Nancy Cordes, David Martin, and Major Garrett,..
Former top CIA official describes NSA reform ideasFormer deputy CIA director Michael Morell, a member of President Obama’s NSA surveillance review panel, explains why he signed onto the group’s dramatic reform proposals.
12/20: Will Obama cut Snowden slack following leaks?; Woman seeks rental family on CraigslistPresident Obama addressed questions about NSA leaker Edward Snowden, and whether there's a possibility of a negotiation for a plea agreement or amnesty; and, Steve Hartman meets Jackie Turner, a woman..
2013: Washington’s worst year in decades?CBS News’ Major Garrett, Nancy Cordes, David Martin, and Margaret Brennan offer their expert take on the big stories of 2013, from NSA surveillance to congressional dysfunction and the rocky..
12/16: NSA phone data collection likely unconstitutional, judge rules; Inside China's cockroach farming boomA federal judge in Washington said the author of the Constitution "would be aghast" at the NSA's collection of phone records of millions of Americans; and, cockroach farming is big business in China,..
Federal court rules against surveillance programCBS News Senior Correspondent John Miller discusses why the NSA's collection of phone records likely violates the constitution's ban on unreasonable searches according to a federal judge.
Did Russia or China take Snowden's cache of U.S. intelligence?The NSA's Rick Ledgett said he'd be "shocked" if foreign intelligence agencies hadn't already gained access to Snowden's leaked material.
Snowden theft was seen by colleaguesThe NSA's Rick Ledgett said system administrators detected that Snowden was downloading confidential documents.
Snowden's role in sparking a national debateThe NSA's Rick Ledgett said the NSA needs to be more "transparent," but he believes people will die as a result of Snowden's leaks.
What's being done to prevent another Snowden?The NSA's Rick Ledgett said the NSA has 43 different programs designed to "fill in the gaps" of the agency's vulnerabilities.
Words for Edward Snowden from NSA investigatorOn assignment for 60 Minutes, CBS' John Miller asked the NSA's Rick Ledgett what he would say to Edward Snowden if given the chance.
"Bad guys" are talking about SnowdenAccording to the NSA's Rick Ledgett, suspected terrorists are discussing how to learn from intelligence documents leaked by Snowden.
Miller on "60 Minutes" NSA report: "This was hard for them"Just the tip of the iceberg? U.S. intelligence insiders say the Edward Snowden affair will continue to create problems for years to come. CBS News senior correspondent John Miller was granted..
Inside the NSA, The CoptsThe NSA allows 60 Minutes cameras inside the agency's secure areas for the first time to explain what it does and what it says it doesn't do: spy on Americans; then, Who is Edward Snowden? John Miller..
The Snowden AffairPart Two: Who is Edward Snowden? John Miller reports on what the NSA has learned about the contractor responsible for stealing 1.7 million classified documents. Plus, see for the first time the black..
60 Minutes Overtime, 12.15.13A conversation with John Miller and 60 Minutes producers about their experience reporting in top-secret areas of the NSA; then, John Miller asked the NSA's Rick Ledgett what he would say to Edward..
How did 60 Minutes get cameras into a spy agency?A conversation with John Miller and 60 Minutes producers about their experience reporting in top-secret areas of the NSA
Panetta: Obama "may have to accept some changes" to ObamacareFormer Defense Secretary Leon Panetta offers his thoughts on Iranian nuclear negotiations, Obamacare, NSA surveillance, and more.
Tech giants say government surveillance going too farFacebook, Google, Yahoo and others said in an open letter to the president and Congress that the National Security Agency's surveillance program "undermines the freedoms we all cherish." Bob Orr..
Security leaks lead to finger pointingThe leaks of top secret material by the NSA contractor Edward Snowden have been making waves around the world. Simon Bates reports why British politicians are pointing fingers at the newspaper at the..
Trump will not invoke control of National Guard amid protests, NSA adviser saysThe Trump administration will not invoke federal authority over the National Guard for now, National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien said on Sunday as protests flared in multiple U.S. cities..
NSA warns of ongoing Russian hacking campaign against U.S. systemsThe U.S. National Security Agency on Thursday warned government partners and private companies about a Russian hacking operation that uses a special intrusion technique to target operating systems..
N.S.A. Phone Program Cost $100 Million, but Produced Only Two Unique LeadsA disputed program that allowed the National Security Agency to gain access to logs of Americans’ domestic calls and texts yielded only one significant investigation, according to a newly..
Reality Winner, Imprisoned for Leaking Russian Hacking Report, Seeks ClemencyThe Air Force veteran is serving more than five years in prison for sending a classified report to a news website while she was working as a National Security Agency contractor.
Struggle Between N.S.A. and Congress Over Ukraine Records Breaks Into OpenRepresentative Adam Schiff, the House Intelligence Committee chairman, said the agency was withholding documents from his panel, including some that might be useful in the impeachment trial.
N.S.A. Takes Step Toward Protecting World’s Computers, Not Just Hacking ThemThe intelligence agency alerted Microsoft to a vulnerability in Windows. Typically, it would keep quiet and exploit the flaw.
Warrant not always needed for 'inadvertent' NSA surveillance of Americans: U.S. courtThe U.S. government may collect information about U.S. citizens without obtaining a warrant if the information is gathered inadvertently while legally carrying out surveillance of non-nationals abroad,..
Security clearance loophole allowed ex-NSA hackers to work for UAEHow do you keep a coveted top-secret U.S. government security clearance while working for a foreign spy service? That question vexed U.S. intelligence operatives recruited to work as contractors for a..
Fmr. CIA Director says new head of NSA, Gen. McMaster has a "stellar reputation"Fmr. CIA Director John Brennan says he believes new National Security Advisor Gen. McMaster understands "bumper sticker terms" such as "radical Islam" do more harm than good. He urges the president to..
Michael Hayden asks how the post-truth information age affects national securityFormer CIA and National Security Agency Director Michael Hayden joins "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan to discuss his new book "The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an..
NSA adviser Timothy Morrison testified on the Donald Trump impeachment inquiry. Here are 4 takeawaysThe National Security Council official testified corroborated Ambassador William Taylor's description of quid pro quo in his Oct. 23 testimony.
Where U.S. cyber warriors are working to protect against election threatsCBS goes inside new NSA facility in Maryland where U.S. personnel work to head off election threats 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year
Edward Snowden says the government isn’t hiding aliens – but that doesn’t mean they don’t existFormer NSA employee Edward Snowden wrote about the topic in his memoir 'Permanent Findings' and confirmed it on the podcast 'Joe Rogan Experience.'
U.S. wants to seize all money Edward Snowden makes from new bookThe United States filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked secret documents about U.S. telephone and internet surveillance in 2013,..
U.S. sues Edward Snowden over new book, cites non-disclosure agreementsThe United States filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, who in 2013 leaked secret documents about U.S. telephone and Internet surveillance, saying his new book..
'I'm not asking for a pardon.' Edward Snowden says he'd come home for a fair trialRenegade former NSA contractor Edward Snowden tells it like he thinks it is in his book "Permanent Record" released Tuesday in more than 20 countries.
Edward Snowden says he wants a fair trial if he returns to U.S.Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden says he wants a fair trial if he returns to the U.S. He's been living in exile in Moscow since 2013 after leaking top secret government documents. Snowden opens up..