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The Powerful Global Spy Alliance You Never Knew Existed

It is one of the world’s most powerful alliances. And yet most people have probably never heard of it, because its existence is a closely guarded …

15 True, Astonishing Facts That'll Make You Feel A Little Uneasy

Your bones are wet.

20 Best Tips to Stay Anonymous and Protect Your Online Privacy - ExtremeTech

By on March 2, 2018 at 7:12 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Now that so much of normal life …

Humans should avoid aliens at all costs, famed physicist says

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>We're all talk.<p>Well, mostly.<p>We think we know what we'd do in certain situations, but when those situations arise, we often react very differently.<p>If we were to encounter aliens, for example, we fancy we'd …

Russia Recruited Me as a Spy. Here’s What They Wanted.

As Robert Mueller begins indicting Russians, he may be looking to find Americans they recruited to help in their attack on the 2016 elections, writes …

How the Government Hides Secret Surveillance Programs

In 2013, 18-year-old Tadrae McKenzie robbed a marijuana dealer for $130 worth of pot at a Taco Bell in Tallahassee, Florida. He and two friends had …

Scientist Says Human Brains Are Connected By ‘Wi-Fi,’ Which Causes Gut Feelings

The "interbrain" phenomenon could also drive complex forms of communication in other ways, such as bringing people together at large gatherings.<p>New …

University of Sheffield

Detroit heads towards a mandatory surveillance state

Businesses in Detroit that wish to stay open after 10pm will have to join the city's high definition crime surveillance program. Shop keepers who …

Intranasal formulation of ketamine helps clear treatment-resistant depressive symptoms

A ketamine-based nasal spray produces rapid improvement of depressive symptoms, according to new research published in the scientific journal JAMA …

Depression

The East is turning green

The world’s largest floating solar power plant came online in Huainan, in eastern China, in May. Floating on a now flooded former coal mining region, …

How Fear Makes You Do Good Or Evil

An ancient part of your brain determines your response.<p>When Abigail Marsh was 19, a dog ran in front of her car on the highway. She swerved, spun out, and found herself facing an oncoming lane of traffic with an unresponsive engine. Across the highway, another driver saw her emergency lights …

Britain’s spy agency can’t stop losing cyber talent to major tech companies

The NSA isn’t the only secretive national intelligence agency having trouble keeping its tech-savvy recruits. In a new document from the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament, Britain’s spy agency describes its difficulty in fending off tech companies keen to poach its workers.<p>In the …

Salaries & Wages

Web Trackers Lift Email Addresses Via Browser's Autofill Feature

Two marketing firms appear to be behind the web tracking, which occurred over 1,100 websites, according to Princeton researchers.<p>PCMag reviews …

Dirt Boxes: The Newest Government Tool for Warrantless Privacy Invasion

That plane flying overhead could very well be scooping up your most intimate data, especially if you live in Texas. The Texas National Guard has …

Surveillance

Dr. Michio Kaku: There Is An Alien Megastructure 1,500 Light Years Away From Earth

<b>KIC 8462852</b> is the star everyone is talking about since no one can explain the irregular patterns of light coming from the star located 1,500 light …

Britain is having trouble recruiting new spies because Facebook and Google pay 'five times more'

The UK's surveillance agency, GCHQ, is having trouble recruiting new spies because current and potential spooks want to take better-paid jobs at big tech firms such as Apple, Google, and Facebook.<p>We first saw the news via Quartz.<p>A December report from the government's security services watchdog, …

CIA Report: Hitler Still Alive in 1955?

<i>The Soviets and then the Russian Federation claimed for years to have some remains of Hitler, though the bodies of both he and Eva Braun, his</i> …

Revealed: The Secret KGB Manual for Recruiting Spies

The document is from the Cold War. But the material it teaches is still being used today by Vladimir Putin’s clandestine cadres.<p><i>This is the first of</i> …

German intelligence unmasks alleged covert Chinese social media profiles

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's intelligence service has published the details of social network profiles which it says are fronts faked by Chinese intelligence to gather personal information about German officials and politicians.<p>The BfV domestic intelligence service took the unusual step of naming …

Google’s true origin partly lies in CIA and NSA research grants for mass surveillance

Two decades ago, the US intelligence community worked closely with Silicon Valley in an effort to track citizens in cyberspace. And Google is at the heart of that origin story. Some of the research that led to Google’s ambitious creation was funded and coordinated by a research group established by …

Surveillance

Tired of Being Tracked Online? Try Ghostery's New AI Tool

Every time you visit a web site, there’s a very good chance a company—most notably Google or Facebook—will deploy a tracking tool to record what you …

Evidence That Ethiopia Is Spying on Journalists Shows Commercial Spyware Is Out of Control

Throughout 2016 and 2017, individuals in Canada, United States, Germany, Norway, United Kingdom, and numerous other countries began to receive …

The death of the internet

If we lose this, we lose everything.<p>When I was very young, before I was on the internet — even before the internet was really a thing you could “go …

Your Smart Phone is Big Brother in your Pocket. Ditch it.

Big Brother is Watching You<br>(Image by Frederic Guimont ;ChemicalBit at it.wikipedia [FAL],) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>Most of us learned …

Canada's 'super secret spy agency' is releasing a malware-fighting tool to the public

Canada's electronic spy agency says it is taking the "unprecedented step" of releasing one of its own cyber defence tools to the public, in a bid to …

It costs only $1,000 for someone to track your every move

Research from the University of Washington shows how anyone can track what apps you use and where you’ve been — for just $1,000.<p>A team of computer …

Gmail vs ProtonMail: Which is More Secure?

Which email provider is more suited for the paranoid user?<p>Revelations of broad NSA surveillance and the constant flurry of data breaches have led many of us to become more security conscious. There are now more options than ever to communicate securely with encrypted messaging apps, and security …

China will track its citizens' every move with a facial recognition system

After leading the charge globally in manufacturing hardware, China has its sights set on a major technological achievement: developing a facial recognition system to visually identify all 1.3 billion citizens nationwide.<p>South China Morning Post noted that the project has been in the works since …

Mass video surveillance about to change Australia forever

Warrantless mass surveillance from CCTV cameras wired to a national facial recognition database is about to change Australia forever.<p>When you go …