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White House revokes security clearance of frequent Trump critic John Brennan

The White House said Brennan showed ‘erratic conduct and behavior.’

On by Andrew Wyrich

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CIA director says he’d rather resign than reintroduce waterboarding

John Brennan is subtweeting Donald Trump IRL

On by Dell Cameron

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CIA director clashes with Sen. Ron Wyden over encryption backdoors

A consensus of technologists argue that requiring backdoors would weaken cybersecurity.

On by Patrick Howell O’Neill

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Meet ‘Derp,’ the U.K. teen police say helped hack the CIA director’s AOL account

‘Derp’ remains free—for now.

On by Dissent Doe

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U.K. police arrest teenage hacker who allegedly broke into CIA director’s email

The young man is also suspected of leaking thousands of FBI and DHS employees’ personal data.

On by William Turton

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FBI director invokes San Bernardino attack in defense of anti-encryption narrative

James Comey denied wanting a ‘backdoor’ but said that some kind of encryption workaround was needed.

On by Eric Geller

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Hillary Clinton hints that she supports backdoors in encryption

Clinton didn’t go so far as to propose a specific policy.

On by Eric Geller

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Paris attacks spark renewed fight against encryption

Surveillance defenders are seizing the tragedy to push for new spy powers.

On by Eric Geller

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13-year-old credited with hacking CIA director’s AOL account gives bizarre, possibly final interview

‘We’re going dark because we have every usa agency after us.’

On by William Turton

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WikiLeaks publishes CIA director’s private files, revealing wife’s Social Security number

The documents were stolen from CIA Director John Brennan’s personal AOL account.

On by William Turton

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CIA Director John Brennan’s alleged hacker distances himself from claims

Following international attention, ‘cracka’ changes his story.

On by William Turton

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Senators demand CIA director admit he lied in computer-hacking scandal

‘In our judgment your handling of this matter has undermined that confidence.’

On by Eric Geller

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Did Google autocomplete ruin this man’s life?

Careful what you search for.

On by Joe Kloc

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