BlackBerry defended the security of its smartphones after the Guardian newspaper reported a British agency penetrated the devices at Group of 20 meetings in 2009 to monitor phone calls and e-mail traffic.
Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who leaked classified documents about government surveillance programs, said he didn’t reveal any U.S. operations “against legitimate military targets.”
Turkey demanded an explanation from the U.K. over allegations published by the Guardian newspaper that British intelligence spied on the Turkish delegation led by Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek during G20 meetings in 2009, the Foreign Ministry said today.
China called on the U.S. to explain a surveillance program that was revealed by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, whose whereabouts the White House said remain unknown after he fled to Hong Kong.
Counterintelligence and criminal investigators are examining whether Edward Snowden, the technology contractor who leaked details about classified U.S. spy programs, might have been recruited or exploited by China.
Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP is opening a Washington office with the hire of Clarine Nardi Riddle, former chief of staff to retired U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman, who joined Kasowitz Benson last week as senior counsel in New York.