The law, due to expire on June 1, allows the NSA to collect bulk data on numbers called and the time and length of calls, but not their content.» Read More
In an interview with NBC News, Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked documents related to U.S. surveillance methods, says he was trained as a spy, refuting claims by the U.S. government that he was a low-level worker.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has outlined his plans for a new Eurasian union, as he slammed Western powers over sanctions.
A new comic book says it "takes a look at the man behind the headlines, searching for what might have motivated him."
Sony said on Wednesday that it had acquired rights to a book about Edward Snowden and the NSA. NYT reports.
The founder of Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, rejected the idea of a stock market listing, saying people knew enough about the company's dealings.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, Eamon Javers and Sara Eisen look at today's Power Lunch stories, including Edward Snowden's call into Russian President Vladimir Putin's question & answer session.
Snowden revelations about the NSA may be costing U.S. cloud companies billions, and their loss means big business for firms outside the country.
The Obama administration is preparing to unveil a proposal for an overhaul of the NSA's once-secret bulk phone records program. The NYT reports.
The NSA reportedly tried to hack into Chinese technology firm Huawei and exploit its technology networks to spy on people, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
Count former President Bill Clinton among those who are skeptical of the new Obama administration plan to give up Internet oversight authority.
Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, discusses how attendees reacted to Edward Snowden's video conference at South by Southwest Interactive.
Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden tells SXSW that his leaks actually improved U.S. security by exposing vulnerabilities.
Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden and NSA whistleblower spoke via video conference to the attendees of South by Southwest Interactive, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.
Fugitive NSA contractor Edward Snowden spoke today to the South by Southwest conference in Texas. He spoke remotely from Russia.
Fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden will take part in a panel discussion on the security of digital communications at SXSW at 12 p.m. EDT.
Former Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, discusses risks to the retail sector as consumers use mobile devices more and more.
Even as cybersecurity professionals try to fight cybercrime, they can't help but admire hackers' intelligence.
In the wake of a cybersecurity firm reporting 360 million stolen credit cards are being sold on the black market, CNBC's Eamon Javers details the "dark web," the network for cybercrime. Javers also comments on the NSA privacy debate taking place within the industry.
A San Francisco gathering of cybersecurity professionals is underscoring the divide in their community over the NSA. A look at the turmoil.
Start-ups with names like "Kaggle," "Evolv" and "HaystaqDNA" are trying to extract insights about the world in ways not possible before.