Jeremy Hammond, who is in prison for hacking servers of the private intelligence company Statfor and leaking its information to WikiLeaks, has been held in solitary confinement for more than six weeks and will stay there pending a prison investigation.
The US Office of the Director of National Intelligence wants to make it easier for private, “uncleared” companies, which don’t usually aid the intelligence community (such as ridesharing company Uber) to contribute to next generation surveillance needs.
Russia has issued a scathing attack on Westminster for attempting to “wreck the international order” by quietly expelling four Russian diplomats from the UK following a subtle shift in the government’s visa policy.
Google-backed medical research company Calico will partner with Ancestry.com to identify genetic patterns of anonymous people who have lived long lives with the aim of producing drugs to encourage those traits.
A father-of-two from Liverpool ordered enough ricin to poison 1,400 people, the Old Bailey has heard. The man had sought to buy the Breaking Bad-style chemical weapon online from an undercover FBI operative.
Israel’s naval commando unit shot and killed Muhammad Suleiman, a top military advisor to the Syrian President Bashar Assad in 2008, according to a leaked National Security Agency file, published by The Intercept.
US officials reportedly familiar with the Dutch report on the MH17 crash in Ukraine that took place a year ago blamed the rebels for shooting down the plane, according to US media. The Dutch investigators told RT they “cannot confirm” this.