Articles by Peter Maass

category: Surveillance and Privacy

Inside the NSA’s Secret Efforts to Hunt and Hack System Administrators

The Intercept  |  March 20, 2014

The NSA Has An Advice Columnist. Seriously.

The Intercept  |  March 7, 2014

The Secret Breakers

The New York Times Magazine  |  August 18, 2013
How Laura Poitras Helped Snowden Spill His Secrets

‘We Steal Secrets’ Misses the Leak for the Leakers

The Nation  |  June 18, 2013
Just as the Assange saga consumes too much of Alex Gibney’s film, so today’s Snowden obsession deflects attention away from our sprawling surveillance state.

Was Petraeus Borked?

The New Yorker Online  |  11/14/2012
When a D.C. video store revealed the Supreme Court nominee’s list of video rentals, it sparked a privacy backlash and a new law. Similarly, the Petraeus affair has put the government’s vast surveillance powers – even of elites – in a critical context.

Does Cybercrime Really Cost $1 Trillion?

ProPublica  |  08/31/2012
As the Senate considers a bill to strengthen the nation’s cybersecurity, some questionable numbers keep creeping into the discussion.

That’s No Phone. That’s My Tracker

The New York Times  |  July 15, 2012

How a Lone Grad Student Scooped the Government and What It Means for Your Online Privacy

ProPublica  |  June 28, 2012
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