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U.S. Government Accidentally Releases Documents on “Psycho-Electric” Weapons

When you send thousands of FOIA requests, you are bound to get some very weird responses from time to time. Recently, we here at MuckRock had one of our most bizarre gets yet – Washington State Fusion Center’s accidental release of records on the effects of remote mind control. By – Curtis Waltman As part of my ongoing project looking at ...

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Brutal Kangaroo jumps network breaks by WikiLeaks doc

WikiLeaks has published online more top-secret documents it has obtained from the CIA describing the agency’s hacking tools. This time the dossier details software codenamed Brutal Kangaroo that agents can use to infect targets’ air-gapped computers with malware. Via: theregister.co.uk The documents, originally written on May 11, 2015 and revised on February 23 the following year, outline the Brutal Kangaroo project, ...

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Top -Secret NSA Report Details Russian Hacking Days Before 2016 Electaion

RUSSIAN MILITARY INTELLIGENCE executed a cyberattack on at least one U.S. voting software supplier and sent spear-phishing emails to more than 100 local election officials just days before last November’s presidential election, according to a highly classified intelligence report obtained by The Intercept. Via: theintercept.com The top-secret National Security Agency document, which was provided anonymously to The Intercept and independently authenticated, analyzes ...

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CIA hunting for an insider who gave top-secret files to WikiLeaks

The Central Intelligence Agency has launched a manhunt for a traitor within its ranks after what has been called one of the worst security breaches in the organization’s history, CBS News reported on Wednesday. Via: businessinsider.com A joint CIA-FBI investigation is underway to determine how WikiLeaks got hold of thousands of top-secret files and published them in March — allegedly by way of ...

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Leaked emails reveal Nigel Farage’s long-standing links to Julian Assange

Emails leaked to Business Insider show long-standing links between Nigel Farage and WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange. Farage visited the Ecuadorean Embassy on Thursday but declined to say whether he had met Assange, who lives in exile there. UKIP has campaigned in the European Parliament on behalf of Assange. Via: businessinsider.com There was much confusion Thursday when Nigel Farage was spotted by BuzzFeed ...

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CIA Hacking Tools

Contents • Press Release • Analysis • Examples • Frequently Asked Questions Press Release Today, Tuesday 7 March 2017, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named “Vault 7” by WikiLeaks, it is the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the agency. The first full part of the series, “Year Zero”, comprises 8,761 ...

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Wikileaks reveals CIA hacking tools

Wikileaks has published details of what it says are wide-ranging hacking tools used by the CIA. The alleged cyber-weapons are said to include malware that targets Windows, Android, iOS, OSX and Linux computers as well as internet routers. Via: bbc.co.uk  Some of the software is reported to have been developed in-house, but the UK’s MI5 agency is said to have helped ...

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NSA Hacked! Bunch of Private Hacking Tools Leaked Online

This week a hacker group going by the name The Shadow Brokers has surfaced and appears to be auctioning off computer exploits it claims are stolen from the Equation Group. The Equation Group, a group of hackers believed to be operated by the National Security Agency, was named by Kaspersky after their analysis of “APT” activity leading up to 2015. According to ...

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