After Lodon Attack, Government Scapegoats Whatsapp

Ryan Gallagher
The Intercept

THE ATTACK OUTSIDE the United Kingdom’s parliament in London last Wednesday was over in just 82 seconds, but the backlash from the incident is continuing to develop. On Sunday, a firestorm was triggered when a leading British government minister, in a television interview, appeared to apportion some blame for the incident on WhatsApp, which allows smartphone users to send and receive encrypted text messages that are difficult for police and spy agencies to monitor.

At about 14:40 on London’s Westminster Bridge, 52-year-old Khalid Masood drove his rented Hyundai Tucson at high-speed into a crowd of people, killing three and injuring upwards of 40. He continued towards the nearby parliament, where he got out of his car and, wielding two knives, stabbed and killed a policeman. Seconds later, an armed officer on the scene shot Masood two or three times, and he fell to the ground, later dying from his injuries. Continue reading “After Lodon Attack, Government Scapegoats Whatsapp”

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Windows 10 Has Been Logging Everything You Type — Here’s How To Stop It

The Free Thought Project

According to a startling new report, if you use Windows 10, every, single keystroke you’ve ever entered on your computer has been logged.

If that weren’t alarming enough to the privacy-minded among us, all of that information is being sent directly to Microsoft.

All of which begs the question, is this why Microsoft was so insistent its users download Windows 10 as soon as it became available? Continue reading “Windows 10 Has Been Logging Everything You Type — Here’s How To Stop It”

Wikileaks Unveils ‘Vault 7’: “The Largest Ever Publication Of Confidential CIA Documents”; Another Snowden Emerges

Video by Lisa Haven Article by ZeroHedge WikiLeaks has published what it claims is the largest ever release of confidential documents on the CIA. It includes more than 8,000 documents as part of ‘Vault 7’, a series of leaks on the agency, which have allegedly emerged from the CIA’s Center For Cyber Intelligence in Langley, and which can be seen on the org chart below, … Continue reading Wikileaks Unveils ‘Vault 7’: “The Largest Ever Publication Of Confidential CIA Documents”; Another Snowden Emerges

WikiLeaks’ Vault 7 Shows How CIA Spies On Your TV, Phone, PC, Mac, And More

Matt Agorist
The Free Thought Project

Only moments ago, WikiLeaks released what it claims to be the largest ever release of confidential documents on the CIA. This dump comes on the heels of a preview that the Free Thought Projectreported on last month, in which WikiLeaks released documents showing the CIA’s role in interfering with French elections. This dump, however, is the apparent mother lode, which the transparency organization allegedly obtained from the CIA’s Center for Cyber Intelligence in Langley. It involves a massive cache of data ranging from the years 2013-2016. Continue reading “WikiLeaks’ Vault 7 Shows How CIA Spies On Your TV, Phone, PC, Mac, And More”