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James Bamford

Commentary: Don't be so sure Russia hacked the Clinton emails

Nov 02 2016

Last summer, cyber investigators plowing through the thousands of leaked emails from the Democratic National Committee uncovered a clue.

Commentary: How ‘Snowden’ the movie could help win a pardon for Snowden the man

Sep 20 2016

The days leading up to last Friday’s release of director Oliver Stone’s "Snowden" looked like one long movie trailer.

Commentary: Evidence points to another Snowden at the NSA

Aug 24 2016

In the summer of 1972, state-of-the-art campaign spying consisted of amateur burglars, armed with duct tape and microphones, penetrating the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee. Today, amateur burglars have been replaced by cyberspies, who penetrated the DNC armed with computers and sophisticated hacking tools.

Commentary:The world's best cyber army doesn’t belong to Russia

Aug 09 2016

National attention is focused on Russian eavesdroppers’ possible targeting of U.S. presidential candidates and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Yet, leaked top-secret National Security Agency documents show that the Obama administration has long been involved in major bugging operations against the election campaigns — and the presidents — of even its closest allies.

NSA: Listening to everyone - except oversight

Aug 27 2013

For 35 years the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has been the judicial equivalent of a stellar black hole — everything goes in but nothing is allowed to escape.

Column: Building America's secret surveillance state - James Bamford

Jun 12 2013

"God we trust," goes an old National Security Agency joke. "All others we monitor.

Column: Building America's secret surveillance state

Jun 12 2013

"God we trust," goes an old National Security Agency joke. "All others we monitor.

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