The NSA has been collecting photos of people's faces at the tune of 55,000 images every day, and has been feeding the images into its facial recognition programs, James Risen and Laura Poitras revealed on Saturday.
Yesterday, for the first time ever, the US Justice Department filed criminal charges against known state actors for hacking, as it accused five Chinese military hackers of cyber espionage against US firms.
Glenn Greenwald's new book titled No Place to Hide is out today.
"Following a public comment period and review, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has removed a cryptographic algorithm from its draft guidance on random number generators," the organization has announced.
In a testimony delivered by video-link from Moscow, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has revealed to EU parliamentarians that the US NSA is actively spying on human rights organizations such as UNICEF and Amnesty International.