Edward Snowden

The Republican Hypocrisy on Surveillance, Leaks, and Snowden - Vice

Around lunch on Wednesday, House Intelligence Committee chair Devin Nunes held a press conference at the Capitol during which he exposed government surveillance, in the process appearing to reveal classified information, potentially violating the Espionage Act, and compromising the sort of …

Surveillance

Leaks show CIA working to hack iPhones

New WikiLeaks documents point to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple's iPhones and Mac computers.<p>Security experts say the exploits are plausible …

Security

Snowden's ex-boss offers tips on stopping insider threats

Steven Bay, a former defense contractor, knows a thing or two about insider threats. For a brief period, he was the boss of Edward Snowden, the …

Edward Snowden talks about Russia, Trump, WikiLeaks and 'spy' microwaves at CeBit conference

The NSA whistle-blower claimed that WikiLeaks' recent disclosures are a 'genuine public service'.<p>Edward Snowden is of the view that people around the …

National Security Agency (NSA)

Putin’s Chekist Cover Has Been Blown

Kremlin’s brazen interference in our politics has been exposed—changing the spy-game to Russia’s disadvantage<p>Monday’s marathon Congressional session …

Russia

C.I.A. Developed Tools to Spy on Mac Computers, WikiLeaks Disclosure Shows

SAN FRANCISCO — The C.I.A. developed tools to spy on Mac computers by injecting software into the chips that control the computers’ fundamental operations, according to the latest cache of classified government documents published on Thursday by WikiLeaks.<p>Although many of the tools were developed …

Security

Could Trump Start World War III?

Subscribe to the Intercepted podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher,and other platforms. New to Podcasting? Click Here.<p>Donald Trump has not started …

Yemen

Assange: 'Only 1 percent' of the CIA material has been published

WikiLeaks has sparked a debate about cybersecurity by publishing secret CIA documents. In a DW interview, its founder, Julian Assange, said he will publish more information - and he was critical of US tech companies.<p>There are no less than 16 different intelligence agencies in the United States. In …

Cybersecurity

Met police accused of using hackers to access protesters' emails

Exclusive: Watchdog investigates claim that secretive unit worked with Indian police to obtain campaigners’ passwords<p>The police watchdog is investigating allegations that a secretive Scotland Yard unit used hackers to illegally access the private emails of hundreds of political campaigners and …

Corruption

Newly Obtained Documents Prove: Key Claim of Snowden’s Accusers Is a Fraud

<b>(updated below)</b><p>For almost four years, a cottage industry of media conspiracists has devoted itself to accusing Edward Snowden of being a spy for …

Journalism

Top NSA official says telephone surveillance should have been disclosed

FORT MEADE, Md. (Reuters) - The U.S. government should have publicized the existence of a program that vacuumed up in bulk Americans' telephone call data before its existence was leaked by former contractor Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency's deputy director said on Tuesday.<p>Richard …

Surveillance

NSA chief, GOP lawmakers rip 'unacceptable' leaks

National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers joined Republican lawmakers in blasting “unacceptable” leaks of sensitive information, during testimony Monday before the House Intelligence Committee.<p>Adm. Rogers spoke alongside FBI Director James Comey, both holdovers from the Obama administration, in …

Government

Interview with German Intelligence Chief: 'Coup in Turkey Was Just a Welcome Pretext' - SPIEGEL ONLINE - International

<b>March 20, 2017</b> 06:10 PM<p><b>SPIEGEL:</b> Mr. Kahl, are you an avid user of Twitter?<p><b>Kahl:</b> Not at all.<p><b>SPIEGEL:</b> As head of Germany's foreign intelligence agency …

European News

Q&A on 'unmasking' and leaking classified information

After FBI Director James Comey publicly has acknowledged the existence of an ongoing counterintelligence investigation into potential links between …

Government

Coming Soon: Trump’s Black Budget

There was one $50 billion-plus item omitted from President Trump’s proposed federal budget last week: the National Intelligence Program, otherwise …

Government

Trump’s Wiretap Accusations Renew Debate About Privacy

Standing beside Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany on Friday at the White House, President Trump told her, “at least we have something in common.”<p>Mr. Trump was comparing himself to a foreign leader whose cellphone calls had been intercepted by the National Security Agency. He was doubling down, …

Surveillance

WikiLeaks probe started under Obama widened to include latest CIA leaks: Report

A grand jury investigation convened following WikiLeaks’ publication of classified U.S. government material in 2010 has been broadened to encompass …

WikiLeaks

No One Really Gets It About WikiLeaks

In the wake of the release of Vault 7, Fareed Zakaria is the latest to display an odd and perhaps willful ignorance of what WikiLeaks is about:<p>“The …

WikiLeaks

TOP-SECRET | BERNDPULCH.ORG – BERND-PULCH.ORG | Page 3

Executive Summary of Review of the Unauthorized Disclosures of Former National Security Agency Contractor Edward Snowden<p><b>Page Count:</b> 4 pages <b><br>Date:</b> …

Panama

Congressional intel committees should return to protecting American privacy

On March 7, the extreme transparency organization known as WikiLeaks published thousands of previously classified CIA documents on the agency’s …

Government

WikiLeaks Vault 7 Reveals CIA Cyberwar and the Real Battleground of Democracy

Photo by thierry ehrmann | CC BY 2.0 WikiLeaks dropped a bombshell on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named “Vault 7”, the whistleblowing …

WikiLeaks

The World of Edward Snowden

In response to:<p><i>The Facts About Edward Snowden</i> from the March 9, 2017 issue<p><i>To the Editors</i>:<p>Thank you for printing my letter and Charlie Savage’s …

When Trump said 'CIA was hacked', he may have revealed classified information, says Adam Schiff

Trump said in a recent interview, 'I just want people to know, the CIA was hacked and a lot of things taken.'<p>President Donald Trump's comments in a …

Adam Schiff

How Russia and WikiLeaks Became Allies Against the West

The timing couldn’t have been better for Moscow.<p>Russia was being accused by U.S. intelligence of hacking the 2016 presidential election in support of …

Russia

National Enquirer succeeds where FBI and White House have failed, finding “Proof Obama Wiretapped Trump!"

Just when it seemed that the White House was backing away from Trump's "wiretap" allegations, when evidence seemed non-existent, and spin doctors …

John Mellencamp

Trump adviser: Secret warrant may have caught hacker contact

WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone says he believes his contacts with a Russian-linked hacker who took credit for breaching the Democratic National Committee may have been obtained through a FISA warrant, which allows the government to collect the communications of individuals …

Government

Edward Snowden reveals how the CIA can hack your smart TV

"We have concrete evidence governments are developing digital weapons," claims whistleblower.<p>Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency …

Cybercrime

In a wide-ranging interview, Edward Snowden offers surveillance advice to Trump

The latest Intercepted podcast episode (MP3) was recorded live on stage at SXSW, where host Jeremy Scahill from The Intercept interviewed Edward …

Snowden vs. Trump

Subscribe to the Intercepted podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher,and other platforms. New to Podcasting? Click Here.<p>“All governments lie,” NSA …

The NSA's foreign surveillance: 5 things to know

A contentious piece of U.S. law giving the National Security Agency broad authority to spy on people overseas expires at the end of the year. Expect …

Surveillance