The ACLU will press for answers about the secret flights, which used infrared technology to monitor movements.
Government agencies promise confidentiality to tipsters. But experts say that’s impossible without encryption.
The nation is buying IP addresses and bolstering high-speed cell service, widening Web access for its citizens.
Former employees allege the company should have done more to protect consumers from tax fraud.
Companies and U.S. agencies scramble to fix a newly discovered security hole. Hundreds of thousands of sites such as Whitehouse.gov, NSA.gov and FBI.gov are vulnerable.
The spying can happen even on cellular networks using the most advanced encryption now available.
Lack of encryption on the retailer’s site allows governments to snoop on the reading habits of their citizens.
In one reported e-mail exchange, a Sony executive and a producer wondered if Obama might like “Django.”
They say the attack may be retaliation for an upcoming comedy about a plot to assassinate Kim Jong Un.
Security experts say no taxi company, no car service, no private entity of any kind has ever presented the kind of cyber-espionage target that Uber now does.