Governments spy on journalists with weaponized malware

  RT Journalists and dissidents are under the microscope of intelligence agencies, Wikileaks revealed in its fourth SpyFiles series. A German software company that produces computer intrusion systems has supplied many secret agencies worldwide. The weaponized surveillance malware, popular among intelligence agencies for spying on “journalists, activists and political dissidents,” is produced by FinFisher, a German company. Until late 2013, […]

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EXTORTION! U.S. threatened massive fine to force Yahoo to release YOUR data

  Washington Post The U.S. government threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day in 2008 if it failed to comply with a broad demand to hand over user communications — a request the company believed was unconstitutional — according to court documents unsealed Thursday that illuminate how federal officials forced American tech companies to participate in the National Security Agency’s […]

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Net neutrality advocates plan slow-lane protest

Several high-profile websites — including Kickstarter, Etsy, Reddit, Mozilla, and Meetup — will display spinning-wheel icons on Wednesday in an attempt to show visitors the Internet slow lanes they say will appear if the U.S. Federal Communications Commission doesn’t pass strong Net neutrality regulations. The symbolic Internet slowdown will include the dreaded site-loading spinning icon to symbolize what Net neutrality […]

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Hundreds of children across the United States have been hospitalized with a serious respiratory illness, known as EV-D68

(CNN) — Hundreds of children across the United States have been hospitalized with a serious respiratory illness. Scientists say they believe the bug to blame is Enterovirus D68, also known as EV-D68. Enteroviruses are common, especially in September, but this particular type is not. There have been fewer than 100 cases recorded since it was identified in the 1960s, according […]

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Study: TSA Full-Body X-Ray Scanners Miss Guns, Explosives, Knives

WASHINGTON (CBS) – Teflon tape, molded plastic explosives and handguns are all concealment tricks that a group of researchers were able to pull off on the Rapiscan Secure 1000 machines previously used at TSA checkpoints and currently used at courthouses, prisons and other government security stops. Researchers from the University of California, San Diego, the University of Michigan and Johns Hopkins […]

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Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Bill Passes California Legislature, Awaits Governor’s Signature

Not that your phones and Computers cant be killed already (hello) – this just codifies it. (makes it “legal”) – This will likely be used to shut down protests, and dissent.  CNBC A California bill that would require cellphone makers to install a “kill switch” to render stolen devices inoperable has passed the state legislature, and now moves to the […]

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NSA shares raw intelligence including Americans’ data with Israel

New Rehash of old news… But if you haven’t seen it, its worth remembering! MSM confirms! • Secret deal places no legal limits on use of data by Israelis • Only official US government communications protected • Agency insists it complies with rules governing privacy • Read the NSA and Israel’s ‘memorandum of understanding’ London Guardian  The agreement for the […]

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