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NSA Cracked Open Encrypted Networks of Russian Airlines, Al Jazeera, and Other “High Potential” Targets

THE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY successfully broke the encryption on a number of “high potential” virtual private networks, including those of media organization Al Jazeera, the Iraqi military and internet service organizations, and a number of airline reservation systems, according to a March 2006 NSA document. By – Micah Lee A virtual private network, or VPN, uses an encrypted connection to enable users to ...

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Japan’s secret spy agency headquarters for the Directorate for Signals Intelligence

EVERY WEEK IN Tokyo’s Ichigaya district, about three miles northeast of the bright neon lights and swarming crowds in the heart of Shibuya, a driver quietly parks a black sedan-style car outside a gray office building. Before setting off on a short, 10-minute drive south, he picks up a passenger who is carrying an important package: top-secret intelligence reports, destined for ...

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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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Pine Gap’s role in US Warfighting

Intelligence from Australia’s Pine Gap base is being used on US battlefields, leaked documents from the US National Security Agency have revealed for the first time. Via:  Peter Cronau The documents reveal that the base outside Alice Springs, officially titled Joint Defence Facility Pine Gap, provides detailed geolocation intelligence to the US military that can be used to locate targets, including ...

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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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Declassified memos show FBI illegally shared spy data on Americans with private parties

The FBI has illegally shared raw intelligence about Americans with unauthorized third parties and violated other constitutional privacy protections, according to newly declassified government documents that undercut the bureau’s public assurances about how carefully it handles warrantless spy data to avoid abuses or leaks. Via: John Solomon and Sara Carter            In his final congressional testimony before he was ...

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Obama intel agency secretly conducted illegal searches on Americans for years

The National Security Agency under former President Barack Obama routinely violated American privacy protections while scouring through overseas intercepts and failed to disclose the extent of the problems until the final days before Donald Trump was elected president last fall, according to once top-secret documents that chronicle some of the most serious constitutional abuses to date by the U.S. intelligence ...

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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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Trump Surveilled Before Nomination, Agencies with Info Blocked Nunes for Weeks

A Friday breaking Fox News report on surveillance of President Trump’s team that began before he became the Republican presidential nominee claimed a very senior intelligence official was responsible—as well as for the unmasking of the names of private U.S. citizens.  Via: breitbart.com  The report cited sources which also indicated that House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) knew of the existence ...

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