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NSA Allegedly Linked to US-Israeli Stuxnet malware that targeted Iran

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Malicious computer malware that caused substantial damage to Iran’s nuclear program may be the work of the NSA, researchers burrowing into the latest leak from hacking group Shadow Brokers have discovered within the computer data.

A tool found in Friday’s leak matched one used by the notorious Stuxnet malware.

First detected in 2010, Stuxnet

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Have School Issued Devices Been Caught Spying on Students?

The Feds, and educational technology (ed tech) companies are using tablets and laptops to spy on students from kindergarten through college.

Students, teachers,administrators and librarians across the country are being forced to use school-issued tablets and laptops which use educational cloud services that spy on everything.

According to a EFF’s “Spying on Students”

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China Offering Citizen’s Spy Capture Rewards

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China’s capital is stepping up a campaign against foreign espionage from Monday, offering rewards ranging from $1,500 to $73,000 to citizens who blow the whistle on suspected spies, state media said.

Since taking office in 2013, President Xi Jinping has overseen a raft of laws and campaigns to secure China’s national security against both

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Latest Batch of Wikileaks Describes CIA Method for Infecting Windows

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WikiLeaks has published what it says is another batch of secret hacking manuals belonging to the US Central Intelligence Agency as part of its Vault7 series of leaks. The site is billing Vault7 as the largest publication of intelligence documents ever.

Friday’s installment includes 27 documents related to “Grasshopper,” the codename for

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Wikileaks: Massive Cache of CIA Hacking Abilities and Cyber-Weapon Descriptions Released

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WikiLeaks has published what it claims is the largest ever batch of confidential documents on the CIA, revealing the breadth of the agency’s ability to hack smartphones and popular social media messaging apps such as WhatsApp.

A total of 8,761 documents have been published as part of ‘Year Zero’, the first part in a

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Heart Patient Denied Treatment Unless He Spied for Israel

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A heart patient from Gaza has died after he refused an Israeli offer to spy on Palestinian in order to access treatment.

During the meeting, Ahmed was explicitly told that in order to have his operation, he would have to cooperate with the security forces and spy for Israel.

Seventeen-year-old Ahmed was born with

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Russian Double Agents Arrested for Working with CIA

A top cyber-security specialist and his deputy in Russia’s intelligence service, the FSB, are reportedly being accused by the Kremlin of “breaking their oath” by working with America’s Central Intelligence Agency.

Sergei Mikhailov, allegedly detained at a board meeting last December, and his deputy, Dmitry Dokuchaev, were arrested by the Kremlin on

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Popular Messaging App Found to Have Back Door (Now Allegedly)

Update: Gizmodo says NO A security backdoor that can be used to allow Facebook and others to intercept and read encrypted messages has been found within its WhatsApp messaging service.

Facebook claims that no one can intercept WhatsApp messages, not even the company and its staff, ensuring privacy for

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U.S. Intel Says Russia Has Potentially Harmful Info on Trump

Classified documents presented last week to President Obama and President-elect Trump included allegations that Russian operatives claim to have compromising personal and financial information about Mr. Trump, multiple US officials with direct knowledge of the briefings tell CNN.

The allegations were presented in a two-page synopsis that was appended to a report on

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Get Your Kids Used to Being Monitored, the Hal-Like AI for Kids

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Mattel is gearing up to drop Aristotle, an Alexa-like home assistant for your kids.

Google Home and Amazon’s Alexa-powered Echo are, at their core, more of a grown-up plaything than a true A.I.-powered personal assistant. Sure, they connect to the nascent Internet of Things, read the news, answer very focused questions, and offer a long

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Experts Warn Wearable Fitness Devices Pose Serious Security Risks

Christmas gift guide favourites like Fitbit, Jawbone, Misfit, Samsung Gear and Apple trackers come with a safety and security warning, according to the experts

GADGETS to help you lose weight are being used by private companies to track you and could have terrible consequences in the future, experts have warned.

They claim

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Obama Vows Retaliation in Response to Alleged Russian Hack

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President Barack Obama on Thursday vowed retaliatory action against Russia for its meddling in the US presidential election.

“I think there is no doubt that when any foreign government tries to impact the integrity of our elections that we need to take action and we will at a time and place of our

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Montreal Mayors Aide Fired, Caught Smoking Methamphetamine (Video)

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An aide to Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre has been fired after a video surfaced reportedly showing him smoking crystal meth, an illegal drug.

Jean-François Thibault, who has worked for Coderre since 2014, is shown inhaling from what appears to be a crack pipe in the video, which TVA posted online. TVA said Thibault confirmed

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NSA and German Intelligence Documents Released to German Court by Wikileaks

The documents contained 90 gigabytes of information including many classified documents, according to the statement on the Wikileaks website on Thursday.

Confidential documents from the BND, Germany’s answer to the NSA and GCHQ, suggest the agency could soon get major funding to improve its online surveillance and hacking capabilities.

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Snowden Documents Reveal In-Flight Networks Spying on You

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If you like your privacy, don’t fly the friendly skies with your phone connected to in-flight networks. American and British intelligence have been surveilling phone use aboard civil aircraft since at least 2005, according to a new investigation by Le Monde based on secret documents from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.

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