Surveillance


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 ...






“FOR ALMOST FOUR years, a cottage industry of media conspiracists has devoted itself to accusing Edward Snowden of being a spy for either Russia and/or China at the time he took and then leaked documents from the National Security Agency. There has never been any evidence presented to substantiate this accusation… …Newly obtained […]

Newly Obtained Documents Prove Key Claim of Snowden’s Accusers Is ...




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”



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 ...



“Several human rights organizations will soon launch a campaign urging President Obama to pardon NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, coinciding with the premiere of the Oliver Stone biopic based on his life…” Continue reading: The ACLU is launching a campaign to pardon Edward Snowden

The ACLU is launching a campaign to pardon Edward Snowden


“A core component of the U.S. CVE plan tasks teachers, social workers, and school administrators with monitoring and reporting to law enforcement on children in their care. An FBI document released earlier this year tells teachers to spy on their students’ thoughts and suggests that administrators essentially turn schools into […]

What Could Go Wrong With Asking Teachers To Monitor Kids ...


“While the device is still far from ready for commercial distribution, Snowden and Huang note that they hope this case study will influence how individuals perceive their personal tracking devices they carry around in their pockets — also known as cell phones.” Continue reading: Edward Snowden Develops Phone Case to […]

Edward Snowden Develops Phone Case to Alert Users if Their ...



“The Obama administration is working on a series of agreements with foreign governments that would allow them for the first time to serve U.S. technology companies with warrants for email searches and wiretaps—a move that is already stirring debates over privacy, security, crime and terrorism.” Continue reading: U.S. to Allow […]

U.S. to Allow Foreigners to Serve Warrants on U.S. Internet ...


‘The NSA is not making any friends these days, and their latest statement on privacy-centric journalists is not helping matters much either. To be more precise, an investigation by the agency revealed how they are continuing to target the Tor network. Moreover, The Linux Journal is referred to as an […]

NSA Labels Privacy-Centric Internet Users As “Extremists”


Stone slammed tech giants Facebook, Google and Microsoft, accusing them of “collaborating” with the government in the Snowden case. “It’s a form of fascism — the sovereignty of the state versus the sovereignty of the individual,” he said. “It’s the reverse of the way this country was founded.” Source: Oliver […]

Oliver Stone Blasts tech giants for collaborating with the government



“The NSA, it seemed, had not told the public the whole story about Snowden’s contacts with oversight authorities before he became the most celebrated and vilified whistleblower in U.S. history.” Source: Snowden Tried to Tell NSA About Surveillance Concerns, Documents Reveal

Snowden Tried to Tell NSA About Surveillance Concerns, Documents Reveal


‘Americans should always be vigilant when using the Internet—that new “friend” might just be one of the regime’s agents or agent-provocateurs…’ Continue reading: http://thenewamerican.com/tech/computers/item/7211-feds-plotted-invasion-of-social-media

Feds Plotted Invasion of Social Media


“As early as 2006, the Department of Homeland Security has been planning pilot programs to deploy mobile scanning units that can be set up at public events and in train stations, along with mobile x-ray vans capable of scanning pedestrians on city streets.” Source: Documents Reveal TSA Research Proposal To […]

Documents Reveal TSA Research Proposal To Body-Scan Pedestrians, Train Passengers