Warrantless searches of Americans’ data spiked 28 percent in 2018
The number of foreign citizens targeted by the NSA also jumped.
FBI, DHS task forces to address election security are now permanent
FBI director Christopher Wray called attempts to impact US elections a '365-day a year' issue.
The NSA says it's time to drop its massive phone-surveillance program
Apparently its benefits don't outweigh its technical and legal burdens.
US could soon end mass phone surveillance program exposed by Snowden
The program used to collect billions of call logs per day for the NSA.
NSA will release a free tool for reverse engineering malware
It's helping to improve security rather than undermine it.
NSA official: China is preparing for possible high-profile hacks
Its suspicious online activity has been on the rise.
Former NSA staffer will go to prison for taking top secret documents home
It's alleged that Russian hackers stole classified info from the NSA worker's home computer.
NSA leaker Reality Winner sentenced to 5 years in prison
Prosecutors said the 63-month sentence was the longest ever for leaking classified info to media.
Uber hires former NSA counsel as new security head
His predecessor was fired over the data breach cover-up revealed last year.