Oct 062017
 

WASHINGTON — In the latest case of an insider removing sensitive data from the nation’s largest intelligence agency, Russian hackers obtained classified documents that a National Security Agency employee had taken and stored on his home computer.

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Sep 062017
 

Nation-sponsored hackers have penetrated the operational networks multiple US and European energy companies use to control key parts of the power grid that supplies electricity to hundreds of millions of people, researchers warned Wednesday.

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Why the Wikileaks CIA dump was the most damaging one yet

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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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All smartphone users should take away these two lessons from the CIA Wikileaks files

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Mar 092017
 

This week, WikiLeaks released “Vault 7?—a roughly 8,000-page document purporting to detail surveillance tools and tactics of the Central Intelligence Agency.

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America’s top spy won’t stick around to watch Donald Trump wield his doomsday device

 Posted by on 2016-11-17 at 14:28  cyber war, government, News, nsa, Politics, privacy, Reblog, security, spying, trump  Comments Off on America’s top spy won’t stick around to watch Donald Trump wield his doomsday device
Nov 172016
 


James Clapper, the US Director of National Intelligence, has tendered his resignation.

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Bruce Schneier: ‘The internet era of fun and games is over’

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Nov 162016
 

Internet pioneer Bruce Schneier issued a dire proclamation in front of the House of Representatives’ Energy & Commerce Committee Wednesday: “It might be that the internet era of fun and games is over, because the internet is now dangerous.

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What’s inside the windowless AT&T/NSA spying hub in lower Manhattan?

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Nov 162016
 


The windowless, 550′-tall AT&T tower at 33 Thomas Street in lower Manhattan is the building referred to as TITANPOINTE in the NSA documents leaked by Edward Snowden, and was likely the staging point for the NSA’s BLARNEY operation, which illegally spied upon communications to and from “Internationa

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