Why the Wikileaks CIA dump was the most damaging one yet

 Posted by on 2017-04-24 at 16:51  cia, cloud computing, counter surveillance, cyber security, cyber war, espionage, fbi, julian assange, News, Reblog, russia, surveillance, wikileaks  Comments Off on Why the Wikileaks CIA dump was the most damaging one yet
Apr 242017
 

It’s impossible to keep up with the nonstop news coverage and multiple storylines around the recent Wikileaks CIA dump.

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The FBI Now Possesses Expanded Hacking Powers Despite Last-Minute Efforts By Congress

 Posted by on 2016-12-01 at 18:02  cyber security, fbi, government spying, Hacking, homeland security, Internet, nsa, privacy, Reblog, security, spying  Comments Off on The FBI Now Possesses Expanded Hacking Powers Despite Last-Minute Efforts By Congress
Dec 012016
 

The FBI is not a fan of computer security, nor is it a fan of disclosing how it collects information. Just ask anybody trying to track its domestic drones and what they’re listening to.

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FBI and DOJ Vow to Continue Using Junk Science Rejected by White House Report

 Posted by on 2016-09-23 at 23:55  criminal justice, doj, fbi, forensics, Politics, Reblog, science  Comments Off on FBI and DOJ Vow to Continue Using Junk Science Rejected by White House Report
Sep 232016
 


Although a report released this week by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology concludes that there is scant scientific underpinning to a number of forensic practices that have been used, for years, to convict thousands of individuals in criminal cases, the U.S.

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Legal group issues private emails Clinton did not turn over

 Posted by on 2016-08-10 at 01:22  clinton, election 2016, email, fbi, hillary clinton, News, Politics, Reblog  Comments Off on Legal group issues private emails Clinton did not turn over
Aug 102016
 


WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has turned over 44 previously-unreleased Hillary Clinton email exchanges that the Democratic presidential nominee failed to include among the 30,000 private messages she turned over to the government last year.

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Hillary Clinton Will Lose Voters If She Continues To Lie

 Posted by on 2016-08-01 at 14:16  clinton, donald trump, election 2016, fbi, foia, government, hillary clinton, News, Politics, Reblog, trump  Comments Off on Hillary Clinton Will Lose Voters If She Continues To Lie
Aug 012016
 

The Democratic presidential nominee came off a successful convention week in Philadelphia and landed right back in hot water with another fabrication. This is a note to Clinton Democrats—a desperate plea, actually.

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MIT’s anonymous online communications protocol Riffle could beat Tor at its own game

 Posted by on 2016-07-11 at 22:15  encryption, fbi, mit, nsa, privacy, Reblog, security, tech, tor  Comments Off on MIT’s anonymous online communications protocol Riffle could beat Tor at its own game
Jul 112016
 

Tor has been the go-to for anonymous communication online for years now — and that has made it one of the juiciest targets possible to the likes of the NSA and FBI. A new anonymizing protocol from MIT may prove more resilient against such determined and deep-pocketed attackers.

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The F.B.I.’s Facial-Recognition Program Is a Scary Mess

 Posted by on 2016-06-16 at 23:22  cia, fbi, government, nsa, Politics, privacy, Reblog, security, spying, surveillance, tech  Comments Off on The F.B.I.’s Facial-Recognition Program Is a Scary Mess
Jun 162016
 


While much of the public might believe that facial-recognition software is the stuff of Jason Bourne films, the reality is that the technology is already being used by government agencies such as the F.B.I.

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