WikiLeaks: CIA Can Hack Cars to Carry Out "Undetectable Assassinations" - Just Like Michael Hastings. Award-winning journalist Michael Hastings garnered international acclaim for coverage of the Iraq War and had established a comfortable career with BuzzFeed, GQ, and Rolling Stone when his life abruptly ended in a fiery one-car crash under such suspicious circumstances, a prominent national security official claimed it was “consistent with a car cyber attack.”
“There is reason to believe that intelligence agencies for major powers,” including the United States, have developed the technology to remotely seize control of a vehicle, former U.S. National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Counter-terrorism Richard A. Clarke told Huffington Post shortly after Hastings’ death in June 2013. BREAKING: WikiLeaks' Vault 7 Shows How CIA Spies on Your TV, Phone, PC, Mac, and More. Only moments ago, WikiLeaks released what it claims to be the largest ever release of confidential documents on the CIA.
SPECIAL: Wikileaks Vault 7 CIA Cyber Dabbling — and False Flag Cyber Attacks Blamed on Russia « Public Intelligence Blog. Leaked CIA Document: CIA Uses “False Flag” Cyberattacks to Blame Russian Hackers WikiLeaks Press Release on CIA Vault 7 8,761 Items Since 2001 the CIA has gained political and budgetary preeminence over the U.S.
National Security Agency (NSA). The CIA, NSA and Pokémon Go. With Pokémon Go currently enjoying, what I would call, a wee-bit-o-success, now seems like a good time to talk about a few things people may not know about the world's favorite new smartphone game.
“Reality” Edited in Real Time: New Tech Shows Why You Can’t Trust Anything You See on the News. Project Blue Beam Mass Psyop: Government Researched Projecting Sky Holograms of God (VIDEO) Why Google made the NSA. Mass surveillance is about control.
It’s promulgators may well claim, and even believe, that it is about control for the greater good, a control that is needed to keep a cap on disorder, to be fully vigilant to the next threat. But in a context of rampant political corruption, widening economic inequalities, and escalating resource stress due to climate change and energy volatility, mass surveillance can become a tool of power to merely perpetuate itself, at the public’s expense. The Locations of Global Spy Stations Have Now Been Exposed.
Jon Queally | Common Dreams A new batch of Snowden documents offer an unprecedented look into the close relationship of the surveillance agencies of the so-called “Five Eyes” nations and how a close look at a secretive base in New Zealand reveals new details about a global network of listening stations are operating to fulfill the NSA mantra on communications data which says, “Sniff it all, collect it all, know it all, process it all and exploit it all.”
Reported on Saturday by The Intercept in the U.S. and the Sunday Star-Times in New Zealand, the documents offer a detailed look at the “alien-like” station located in Waihopai Valley and reveals who and what kind of information the station targets, its inner workings, and how its operations link to an international network of spy facilities run by the other so-called “Five Eyes”—comprised of the intelligence agencies of the U.S., U.K., Canada, New Zealand, and Australia. The leaked documents do not talk about “Waihopai”. Related. The NSA hides surveillance software in hard drives. Angry Birds and 'leaky' phone apps targeted by NSA and GCHQ for user data. The National Security Agency and its UK counterpart GCHQ have been developing capabilities to take advantage of "leaky" smartphone apps, such as the wildly popular Angry Birds game, that transmit users' private information across the internet, according to top secret documents.
The data pouring onto communication networks from the new generation of iPhone and Android apps ranges from phone model and screen size to personal details such as age, gender and location. Some apps, the documents state, can share users' most sensitive information such as sexual orientation – and one app recorded in the material even sends specific sexual preferences such as whether or not the user may be a swinger.
“This Is An Emergency Action Notification… Your Channel Has Been Force Tuned” Overtakes TV Stations For Thousands of Viewers. (Before It's News) Thousands of viewers in Atlanta, Austin and Dallas had their television service overtaken by the national Emergency Action Notification system today.
According to Fox Engineers, the EAN can only be activated by the President of the United States, prompting questions about to how the system was able to force tune regularly scheduled programming when no emergency had been declared. A statement from AT&T U-verse says the company is trying to figure out how and why the EAN system was activated on their network: “Earlier today U-verse TV customers may have received an Emergency Alert notification. We have confirmed that there is no emergency at this time and we are investigating why this occurred. Viewers who saw the message appear on their television captured screen shots and sent them to local news stations and news web sites: Exclusive: Inside the NSA’s Private Cloud.
The National Security Agency (NSA) had a problem familiar to any enterprise IT manager executive: it was running out of space for hundreds of disparate relational databases that contain everything from back-office information to intelligence on foreign interests.