Michael Hayden

The empire strikes back: Microsoft returns to the top of the world

Microsoft Teams with Establishment ‘NewsGuard’ to Create News Blacklist

Without consulting with its users, Microsoft has installed an establishment media browser extension, purportedly designed to rate the accuracy of news websites, as a default setting on mobile versions of its Edge browser. In practice, it creates a news blacklist by warning users away from sites including Breitbart News, The Drudge Report, and the Daily Mail.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 11: Former Director of the NSA and CIA General Michael Hayden speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2016 at Brooklyn Cruise Terminal on May 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

Ex-NSA Director Michael Hayden Suffers Stroke

Former National Security Agency (NSA) director Gen. Michael Hayden (Ret.) was hospitalized this week after suffering a stroke, according to his namesake center. 

Former Air Force General and CIA Chief: Military Would Disobey Orders from Donald Trump

Trump-Russia Conspiracy Theories Slip from ‘Collusion’ to ‘Convergence’

Former CIA and NSA chief Michael Hayden handled the latest shifting of goalposts for the Trump-Russia conspiracy theory industry in an interview posted on Tuesday. Hayden conceded that “collusion” between Russia and the Trump 2016 campaign cannot yet be proven, so he lowered the bar to “convergence,” a far more nebulous accusation that requires no proof whatsoever.

Former Air Force General and CIA Chief: Military Would Disobey Orders from Donald Trump

Hayden: Trump Jr. Made ‘An Appeal to the Heart of Autocracy’

On Tuesday’s “CNN Tonight,” General Michael Hayden (Ret.), who served as Director of the NSA and the CIA, reacted to Donald Trump Jr. saying “There is, and there are, people at the highest levels of government that don’t want to