Edward Snowden

Leaked Documents Reveal the NSA Spying on Scientists to Find 'Nefarious' Genetic Research

A new document made public this week via Edward Snowden’s leak of NSA documents reveals a fascinating aim of signals intelligence program: The …

National Security Agency (NSA)

NSA newsletter reveals 'critical gaps' in intelligence during '04 North Korea drill

A North Korean navy truck carries the 'Pukkuksong' submarine-launched ballistic missile during a military parade in Pyongyang, this month.<p>Newly …

North Korea

Storm clouds gather for US-EU Privacy Shield data deal

The Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, led by its chair London MEP Claude Moraes, launched a savage …

Privacy

Whistleblower Edward Snowden to address Lethbridge students from his Russian refuge

Public surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden will speak to University of Lethbridge students next month from his self-imposed exile in …

National Security Agency (NSA)

Trump Administration Changes Its Tune on Ed Snowden, Moscow’s Star Defector

CIA Director Pompeo and AG Sessions blast celebrity leaker<p>The recent statement by CIA Director Mike Pompeo that WikiLeaks is a fraud and an …

Julian Assange

Why Soviet Weather Was Secret, a Critical Gap in Korea, and Other NSA Newsletter Tales

Three years after the 9/11 attacks, a frustrated NSA employee complained that Osama bin Laden was alive and well, and yet the surveillance agency …

NSA Kept Watch Over Democratic and Republican Conventions, Snowden Documents Reveal

It was August 2004 in New York City and President George W. Bush was in town, attending the Republican National Convention at Madison Square Garden. …

Big Brother

Clean Break: Block Ex-Employees' Access

sponsored by<p>Track All Joining, Moving and Leaving Activity - Or Else, Experts Warn Mathew J. Schwartz (euroinfosec) • April 24, 2017<p>When an employee …

Security

Sessions might give other media the Wikileaks treatment—charging them for covering leaks

Attorney General Jeff Session is reportedly prepping to throw the book at Wikileaks founder Julian Assange for allegedly aiding Edward Snowden in …

National Security Agency (NSA)

Edward Snowden Say Aliens Are Trying To Make Contact With Earth Right Now

Want create site? Find Free WordPress Themes and plugins.<p>The NSA whistleblower is still living in isolation in Russia, however he called in to the …

UFOs

Senators seek data on Americans caught up in surveillance

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Democratic privacy advocate and libertarian-minded Republican are asking the nation’s top intelligence official to release more …

National Security Agency (NSA)

10,000 Windows computers may be infected by advanced NSA backdoor

Did script kiddies use DoublePulsar code released by NSA-leaking Shadow Brokers?<p>Security experts believe that tens of thousands of Windows computers …

Information Security

Why the arrest of WikiLeaks' Julian Assange would set 'a dangerous precedent'

Assange is a wanted man, but some warn his arrest would come at a cost.<p>On 20 April, reports emerged from US media claiming authorities were planning …

Julian Assange

WikiLeaks releases more top-secret CIA docs as U.S. considers charges

<b>WASHINGTON --</b> WikiLeaks released what it claims is the 31-page user guide for a CIA device code-named “Weeping Angel.” It can turn some Samsung TVs …

Julian Assange

Chomsky: CIA Targeting of Julian Assange of WikiLeaks is "Disgraceful Act"

This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.<p>Last week, the Trump administration reportedly prepared an arrest warrant for WikiLeaks …

National Security Agency (NSA)

Convicted Broadway Grill hacker sentenced to 27 years

Seleznev in happier times with stacks of cash (Image: Department of Justice)<p><b>Roman Seleznev</b>, the son of a Russian lawmaker and a prisoner once …

Security

Scott E-Genius 710 Plus review

The Genius is Scott’s do-it-all trail and enduro bike, but with plus tyres and a Bosch motor, it’s pretty unstoppable and I tested it up a mountains …

Mountain Biking

Is There a Russian Mole Inside the NSA? The CIA? Both?

The latest leak by the Shadow Brokers hackers exposed classified information that could only have come from within the NSA, setting the stage for a Cold War ritual—the mole hunt.<p>A message from Vladimir Putin can take many forms.<p>It can be as heavy-handed as a pair of Russian bombers buzzing the …

Russia

ISIS-Linked Coup Against Indonesian President Reportedly Backed by Trump Allies

<i>Indonesian President Joko Widodo, commonly referred to as “Jokowi.” (Flickr / CC 2.0)</i><p>Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo (known as “Jokowi”) is …

Indonesia

Report: Officials search for 'traitor' accused of leaking CIA documents

It was the WikiLeaks data dump that thrusted the public into bouts of paranoia.<p>Known as Vault 7, thousands of documents from the CIA detailed covert …

AOL

After the Hack: How to Secure Your Microsoft Windows Computer Now

Over the past few months, a secretive hacking group calling itself the Shadow Brokers has engaged the National Security Agency in a game of …

Cybercrime

Shadow Brokers’ Massive Leak Spreads Quickly Across the Dark Web

Since April 14th, when the <i>Shadow Brokers</i> leaked a new batch of files allegedly affiliated with <i>Equation Group</i> – an APT threat actor suspected of being …

Cybercrime

Top Trump Aide to Sue Obama Administration Over Spying

A former adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign plans to sue the Obama administration over recent revelations that the FBI used questionable …

Liberals

The Surprising Evidence the FBI Used To Get FISA Surveillance Of the Trump Campaign

Back on April 11 it was revealed that FISA surveillance had been authorized for a member of Donald Trump’s campaign. Carter Page, a guy with lots of …

Conservative POV

U.S. intelligence agencies fear rogue insiders as much as spies these days

Forget about spies. It’s rogue insiders that cause heartburn at U.S. intelligence agencies these days.<p>Few spy cases have broken in the past decade …

National Security

Report: CIA, FBI hunting for insider who gave docs to WikiLeaks

The CIA and the FBI are looking for the person responsible for leaking top-secret material detailing CIA tools for surveilling smartphones and other …

WikiLeaks

The CIA is hunting for an insider who gave top-secret files to WikiLeaks

Thomson Reuters<p>The Central Intelligence Agency has launched a manhunt for a traitor within its ranks after what has been called one of the worst security breaches in the organization's history, CBS News reported on Wednesday.<p>A joint CIA-FBI investigation is underway to determine how WikiLeaks got …

Mike Pompeo

Snowden Says Mass Surveillance Programs 'Are About Power'

Edward Snowden shared his views of the implications of mass surveillance programs and the government's objective in implementing them.<p>There's a lot …

Surveillance

Julian Assange Speaks Out as Trump’s CIA Director Threatens to “End” WikiLeaks

Subscribe to the Intercepted podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher,and other platforms. New to Podcasting? Click Here.<p>WikiLeaks founder …

Propaganda

Shadow Brokers' Windows exploits target unsupported systems

Microsoft has patched most of the new Windows exploits from the Shadow Brokers thought to be zero-days, but experts say there are still risks in the …

Cybersecurity