Apr 112017
 

The FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of an adviser to presidential candidate Donald Trump, part of an investigation into possible links between Russia and the campaign, law enforcement and other U.S. officials said.

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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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Laura Poitras Films The Architecture Of Surveillance—And Projects Films On It, Too

 Posted by on 2016-11-30 at 01:15  documentary, freedom, government, Internet, nsa, privacy, Reblog, security, spying  Comments Off on Laura Poitras Films The Architecture Of Surveillance—And Projects Films On It, Too
Nov 302016
 

The architecture of surveillance is everywhere and nowhere.

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Trump’s pick for CIA director has called for Snowden’s execution

 Posted by on 2016-11-21 at 00:24  edward snowden, News, nsa, Politics, Reblog, security, snowden, trump  Comments Off on Trump’s pick for CIA director has called for Snowden’s execution
Nov 212016
 

President-elect Donald J. Trump has made three key national security picks this morning, tapping Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) as attorney general, Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) as head of the Central Intelligence Agency, and retired Gen. Michael Flynn as his security adviser.

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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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Privacy experts fear Donald Trump accessing global surveillance network

 Posted by on 2016-11-11 at 18:14  government spying, News, nsa, Politics, privacy, Reblog, security, trump  Comments Off on Privacy experts fear Donald Trump accessing global surveillance network
Nov 112016
 

Concerns raised that current US and UK surveillance system is ‘ripe for further abuse under an autocratic, power-obsessed president’ 12.34 EST Last modified on Friday 11 November 2016 13.

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Worried about the NSA under Trump? Here’s how to protect yourself

 Posted by on 2016-11-10 at 13:28  government spying, infosec, nsa, Politics, privacy, Reblog, security, spying, tech  Comments Off on Worried about the NSA under Trump? Here’s how to protect yourself
Nov 102016
 

In January 2017, Donald Trump will become President of the United States of America, and the most technologically advanced surveillance infrastructure in the world will start reporting directly to him.

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