John Brennan

The FISA Abuse Memo Unveiled; What Exactly Is In the Memo, According to Intel Insiders

Share:<p><i>This has been republished from Sept. 20, 2017 — Four months ago, when the FISA scheme was spelled out definitively by Intel veterans at True</i> …

Surveillance

Motorists accused of dodging M50 tolls hit with fines totalling almost €300,000

Motorists accused of dodging M50 tolls were hit with fines totalling almost €300,000 yesterday.

News (Ireland)

Red Cow Inn fined over sale of cigarettes to 'schoolboy test purchaser'

<i>By Tom Tuite</i><p>The Red Cow Inn, one of Ireland’s best known pubs, has been fined €2,000 for selling cigarettes to a minor during an undercover test …

News (Ireland)

CIA Director Mike Pompeo on "crushing" foes amid shutdown, N. Korean nuclear threat

The government shutdown means thousands of intelligence community employees are on furlough. In his first in-depth network interview to discuss his …

Donald Trump

British Teen Accessed Top Secret U.S. Middle East Ops by Pretending to Be The CIA Director

A British teenager managed to obtain access to top secret U.S. plans about intelligence operations in different Middle East countries by acting as …

Security

"I own you": Hacker son of National Lottery winner taunted CIA director and top US intelligence chiefs from his bedroom

A teenage hacker whose mum won £1.6 million on the National Lottery launched a campaign against US intelligence officials from his bedroom - posting …

Security

British teen Kane Gamble accessed accounts of top US intelligence and security officials

The teen Kane Gamble accessed highly senstive information and harassed American officials from his mother's home in England. The court said he did it …

World News

Brit teen hacker posed as CIA boss to access secret military files

A BRIT teen hacker posed as a CIA boss to access secret military files – and sent lewd rape threats to a Homeland Security chief, a court has …

Crime

'Am I scaring you?': British teen harassed top CIA officials after hacking their computers, court hears

From his bedroom Kane Gamble accessed the computers of US intelligence chiefs.<p>He conducted an 18-month campaign of harassment against them.<p>A British …

Security

Dianne Feinstein’s Folly in the Trump-Russia Probe

<i>Editor’s note: Since this article was written, two major developments have occurred that impact the issues surrounding the Christopher Steele dossier</i> …

Liberal View

One year into Trump's presidency, is the Russia probe what will bring him down?

Donald Trump got to the White House with the intelligence and security agencies in the US playing a significant role in his victory. Now they are the …

Donald Trump

EU Advisor Recommends Regulatory Exemption for Gene Editing

PIXABAY, SARANGIBCrops created by gene editing technologies such as CRISPR should generally be exempt from European Union (EU) regulations governing …

Genetics

Diplomacy and deterrence are our best shots for cooling nuclear fears

This week, we experienced a fear that has not been felt on such a visceral level since the 1980s, one that sent thousands of people, in Hawaii and then in Japan, fleeing for shelter. False-alarm air-raid sirens were not unheard of in the 1990s and 2000s, but they didn't lead to panics. Today, there …

North Korea

70 Years of Disinformation: How the CIA Funded Opinion Magazines in Europe

<i>When an intelligence agency arranges to disseminated fake news it is called “disinformation” and it is a subset of what is referred to as covert</i> …

Propaganda

Judge Andrew Napolitano: Did Trump change his mind on domestic spying?

Late last week, Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, repeated his public observations that members of the intelligence community -- particularly the CIA, the NSA and the intelligence division of the FBI -- are not trustworthy with the …

Opinion

Moby, the CIA and the Uncomfortable Questions

The musician Moby says CIA agents ask him to share the Trump-Russian collusion story on his social media. You’d think this would be a big deal. The …

Conservative View

P.E.I. program offering free, refurbished computers a 'win-win'

A program on P.E.I. is keeping old computers out of the landfill and into the hands of Islanders who are happy to have them.<p>Computers for Success …

'Baby John deserves the truth' - gardaí in public appeal as apology issued to Joanne Hayes over Kerry Babies investigation

GARDAÍ have issued a full apology, both verbal and written, to Joanne Hayes, the woman at the centre of the Kerry Babies murder investigation, …

News (Ireland)

"Digital Manhattan Project" Needed to Stop Cyberattacks, Experts Say

NEW YORK — The United States needs to wake up to the threat posed by foreign cyberattacks if it wants to maintain its superpower status, two retired …

Cybersecurity

Kerry Babies: How the discovery of a baby's body on a beach 34 years ago sparked a traumatic series of events that shocked Ireland

IT was a Saturday morning when a local man out jogging on White Strand in Cahersiveen, Co Kerry, made the grisly discovery of the body of a baby boy.

News (Ireland)

Beware of new, secret Domex

Here’s something that could put a scare into Wall Street: Citing three unidentified sources, Fox News said late last week that House Intelligence …

Business

Trump hotel branded a ‘****hole”

Footage posted on Twitter appears to show the word “This Place is a ****hole” projected on the outer wall of the hotel around and above the main …

Donald Trump

House Intel Committee Chair Blows the Whistle: Clear 'Abuse' of Gov't Surveillance Programs in Obama DOJ

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) became a household name when he claimed to have found evidence that members of the Trump …

Conservative View

FBI vets: What many are missing about the infamous 'dossier' amid Russia probe

The infamous "dossier" alleging collusion between Donald Trump and the Russian government is filled with inflammatory, uncorroborated and in some …

Russia

The High ROI of Cyberweapons: Five Factors Driving the Rise in Threats

When you look at the payoff calculus of cyberweapons, it is no surprise that business is booming. Compared with conventional weapons, cyberweapons …

Cybersecurity

'A New Low.' The World Is Furious at Trump for His Remark About 'Shithole Countries'

He may be a president already known for his crude language and off-color remarks demeaning other nations, but Donald Trump’s description of Haiti, El …

Donald Trump

Ex-CIA chief: Lady Liberty 'weeping' over Trump's 'atrocious' comments

Former CIA Director John BrennanJohn Owen BrennanBrennan: Trump called us hacks to delegitimize intelligence report CIA remains concerned about …

Donald Trump

The Blizzard of Lies About Christopher Steele

Christopher Steele was Hillary’s hired gun, paid gobs of money to dig up dirt on Donald Trump. Yet somehow this “brilliant” spy lacked the …

Christopher Steele

Ex-CIA Director Says He’s Surprised Everyone’s Not Outraged by Russian Meddling

Former CIA Director John Brennan said he told a Russian intelligence official in 2016 that all Americans would be outraged by Russia’s efforts to …

Business

The House voted to allow the NSA to keep spying on Americans

Section 702 lives.<p>A debate over a controversial law that gives the government broad powers to spy on foreigners purposefully and Americans incidentally briefly rocked both the White House and Capitol Hill on Thursday after a disruptive tweet by President Donald Trump.<p>A section of the Foreign …

Politics