Wednesday, October 30, 2013

NSA secretly accessed Yahoo, Google data centers to collect information

Despite having front-door access to communications transmitted across the biggest Internet companies on Earth, the National Security Agency has been secretly tapping into the two largest online entities in the world, new leaked documents reveal.
Those documents, supplied by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden and obtained by the Washington Post, suggest that the US intelligence agency and its British counterpart have compromised data stored on the servers of Google and Yahoo, the two biggest companies in the world with regards to overall Internet traffic.