Malware used by intelligence agencies spotted in 7 countries, experts said   By Jason Murdock Legitimate downloads of popular software including WhatsApp, Skype and VLC Player are allegedly being hacked at an internet service provider (ISP) level to spread an advanced form of surveillance software known as “FinFisher”, cybersecurity researchers warn. FinFisher is sold to global governments and […]

Are you being watched? Government spy tool found hiding as ...


Photo: Philip Laurell/Getty Images New Yorkers have long bemoaned their city being overrun by bland office towers and chain stores: Soon, it seems, every corner will either be a bank, a Walgreens, or a Starbucks. And there is indeed evidence that all cities are starting to look the same, which can hurt local growth and wages. […]

The Hidden Costs of Ugliness


Facebook wants to get up close and personal with its users after a patent was revealed detailing a desire to secretly watch users through their webcam or smartphone camera, spying on your mood in order to sell you tailored content or advertisements. The purpose behind the invasive idea is to analyze […]

Facebook wants to secretly watch you through your smartphone camera



“They spent a fortune tracking 26 people and recording three million conversations and apparently got nothing … I’d love to see the probable cause affidavit for that one and wonder what the court thought on its 10 day reviews when zip came in … I’m not surprised by the results […]

With a single wiretap order, U.S. authorities listened in on ...


’The #MainstreamPress says that the #NSA has “ended” its bulk phone records collection program. Does that mean we can all relax and forget about #MassSurveillance? ‘NSA has long recorded the content,  and not just the metadata, of Americans’ phone calls … The NSA is also converting our spoken words into […]

No, NSA HASN’T Stopped Mass Spying On American Citizens


‘Forget enforced password complexity. Forget forced periodic #password changes—These don’t work! Do have passwords checked against a list of commonly “hacked” #passwords that regularly show up in stolen account data troves…’ Continue reading: Here is a quick look at the three main changes the NIST has proposed: No more periodic […]

New password guidelines say everything we thought about passwords is ...



’In most cases, the report found, agents followed a protocol of “seize first, ask questions later.” Agents only questioned individuals and business owners AFTER they had already seized their money…’ Continue reading: “The Internal Revenue Service has seized millions of dollars in cash from individuals and businesses that obtained the money legally, […]

IRS took millions from innocent people due to how they ...


‘Soon every mistake you’ve ever made online will not only be available to your internet service provider (ISP) — it will be available to any corporation or foreign government who wants to see those mistakes. Thanks to last week’s US Senate decision (update March 28: and today’s House decision), ISPs can sell […]

How to secure your browser in 10 minutes for free ...


“…Amazon will collect sales tax in all 45 states that require it, ending one of the company’s more drawn-out regulatory fights that the e-commerce giant had resigned itself to losing years ago. (For the record, Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire, and Oregon do not have a state sales tax.)…” Continue […]

Amazon will start collecting sales tax nationwide starting April 1st



‘Dozens of #scientific journals appointed a fictive scholar to their editorial boards on the strength of a bogus resume, researchers determined to expose “pay to publish” schemes reported Wednesday.’ Continue reading:

“Pay to publish” schemes rampant in #science journals


Alice Salles: “#Government’s meddling in the healthcare business has been disastrous from the get-go. Since 1910, when Republican William Taft gave in to the American #Medical Association’s lobbying efforts, most administrations have passed new healthcare #regulations. With each new law or set of new regulations, restrictions on the #healthcare market […]

How the Gov’t Ruined U.S. Healthcare and What We Can ...


“The thing that few people talk about, and that no serious policy proposal attempts to fix—the arrangement that accounts for much of the difference between #health spending in the U.S. and other places—is the enormous administrative overhead costs that come from lodging health-care reimbursement in the hands of #insurance companies […]

The Reason Health Care Is So Expensive: Insurance Companies



The TSA is introducing “more rigorous” and “comprehensive” physical inspections at airports around the country, according to Bloomberg. The security agency, which until now had the option of using five different types of physical pat-downs in the screening line, is eliminating the “options” and replacing them with a single, universal […]

TSA Launches “Invasive” Pat-Downs With “More Intimate Contact Than Before”


“Two U.S. Marshals, heavily armed and dressed in dystopian-style black regalia, stood next to an upright machine with a glowing green eye. Every passenger, one by one, was told to step on a mat and look into the green scanner. It was scanning our eyes and matching that scan with […]

U.S. Marshals Scan Retinas of Airline Passengers


Documents provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal Palantir’s role in creating the U.S. government’s international spy machine. Photo: Kristoffer Tripplaar/Sipa USA/AP The Intercept can now reveal that Palantir has worked for years to boost the global dragnet of the NSA and its international partners, and was in fact co-created with American spies […]

Why is Peter Thiel’s Palantir Helping the NSA Spy on ...



During a lively discussion centered on fears that President Trump is “trying to undermine the media”, MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski let slip the awesome unspoken truth that the media’s “job” is to “actually control exactly what people think”. SCARBOROUGH: ‘Exactly. That is exactly what I hear. What Yamiche said is what I […]

MSNBC Anchor: “Our Job” Is To “Control Exactly What People ...



A few months ago I wrote about how you can encrypt your entire life in less than an hour. Well, all the security in the world can’t save you if someone has physical possession of your phone or laptop, and can intimidate you into giving up your password. And a […]

I’ll never bring my phone on an international flight again. ...



A woman who was born in Nazi Germany says that what reminds her of Hitler more than anything else isn’t Donald Trump, but the rioting leftists who are attempting to shut down free speech on college campuses. A woman who was born in Nazi Germany says that what reminds her […]

Nazi Germany-Born Woman: Trump is not Like Hitler, U.S. Colleges ...


Has popular culture is more vulgar, vapid, self-absorbed, hedonistic and dehumanizing than at any other time in living memory? Paul Joseph Watson explores the topic in the video below: How Popular Music’s Lyrics Perpetuate American Idiocy By Claire Bernish “Pop music in America right now is so superficial… there’s no substance […]

Video: Has popular culture become more vulgar than ever before?


‘A way to naturally regrow damaged teeth has been discovered by scientists in a breakthrough that could significantly reduce the need for fillings. Researchers at King’s College London (KCL) found that a drug designed to treat Alzheimer’s disease was able to stimulate the tooth to create new dentine capable of […]

Damaged teeth can be regrown naturally using an Alzheimer’s drug, ...



George Soros Finances Group Helping Facebook Flag ‘Disputed’ Stories The organization partnered with Facebook to help determine whether a certain story is “disputed” is financed by billionaire George Soros and a slew of other left-wing funders. The “International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN)” drafted a code of five principles for news websites […]

Soros Finances Group Helping Facebook Flag ‘Disputed’ Stories


A federal court has granted a motion authorizing the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to serve a “John Doe” summons on Coinbase requesting the identities of United States Coinbase customers. By Forbes’ Kelly Phillips Erb Granted. That was the ruling today out of a federal court in the Northern District of California […]

Court Grants IRS Authority To Demand Identities Of Bitcoin Users ...


  ‘People trust the “unbiased” internet search giant Google so much it can actually influence up to 10 million undecided voters to choose Hillary Clinton for president, prominent US psychologist and author Robert Epstein told RT following years of research.’ ‘Despite being a supporter of the Democratic presidential nominee, Dr. […]

‘Google has power to control elections, can shift millions of ...



“They’re doing so in ways that shortchange taxpayers.” “Concerns about the inner workings of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have been mounting in recent months amid disclosures of cozy corporate alliances. Now a group of more than a dozen senior scientists have reportedly lodged an ethics […]

The CDC is being influenced by corporate and political interests