Ellen Nakashima

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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The National Archives is backing away a proposal to destroy all e-mail messages sent by non-senior officials.

  • Nov 26, 2014

One grand jury witness turns out to have made some, if not all, of it up.

  • Nov 26, 2014

Researchers say it’s “reminiscent of Stuxnet and Duqu” — two pieces of malware that were reportedly developed by the United States and Israel.

  • Nov 24, 2014

The FBI has released its annual report on the killings of police officers. But there’s no comparable reliable data on civilians being killed by officers.

  • Nov 24, 2014

Charging them up through your computer’s USB port can be a way to infect your computer with malware, experts say.

  • Nov 24, 2014

Adm. Michael S. Rogers warns that the stolen information could be used to launch cyberattacks.

  • Nov 20, 2014

GOP advocates for the agency and others appealed to renewed terrorist fears in move to block Senate debate.

  • Nov 19, 2014

The legislation would put limits on the so-called bulk collection of Americans’ records by the NSA.

  • Nov 18, 2014

The decision by the world’s most popular instant-messaging platform is part of a big shift in the tech industry.

  • Nov 18, 2014

The program reportedly gathers more data than the controversial, land-based StingRay initiative.

  • Nov 13, 2014
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About
Ellen Nakashima is a national security reporter for The Washington Post. She focuses on issues relating to intelligence, technology and civil liberties. She previously served as a Southeast Asia correspondent for the paper. She wrote about the presidential candidacy of Al Gore and co-authored a biography of Gore, and has also covered federal agencies, Virginia state politics and local affairs. She joined the Post in 1995.
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