Information Crisis - Special Reports

Apple diz que corrigiu há anos vulnerabilidades reveladas por WikiLeaks

Técnicas para hackear Macbooks e iPhones descritas em arquivos publicados pelo site não funcionam com os produtos atuais, afirma a empresa. The post Apple diz que corrigiu há anos vulnerabilidades reveladas por WikiLeaks appeared first on The Intercept .
2017-03-24 19:03 | Uncategorized | TheIntercept

Obama wandelt Chelsea Mannings Strafe

Nach fast sieben Jahren in ungerechter und missbräuchlicher Haft wird der mutige WikiLeaks Whistleblower Chelsea Manning am 17. Mai 2017 entlassen. Präsident Obama hat Chelseas Strafe gewandelt, entlässt sie in fünf Monaten aus dem Gefängnis, aber belässt sie in vollständiger Verurteilung. Das humanitäre Argument für Chelsea Mannings Freilassung ist zwingend. Chelseas Erfahrung in der Haft Read more..
2017-03-24 16:03 | German | CourageFound

Apple Says It Fixed CIA Vulnerabilities Years Ago

Macbook and iPhone hacks described in files published by WikiLeaks do not work on current products, the company says. The post Apple Says It Fixed CIA Vulnerabilities Years Ago appeared first on The Intercept .
2017-03-24 15:03 | Uncategorized | TheIntercept

WikiLeaks Claims CIA Bugs ‘Factory Fresh’ iPhones – OpEd

The latest leaks from WikiLeaks’ Vault 7 is titled “Dark Matter” and claims that the CIA has been bugging “factory fresh” iPhones since at least 2008 through suppliers. Following is the full press release from...
2017-03-24 02:03 | 1, Opinion, Technology | EurasiaReview

Latest WikiLeak Dump Shows CIA Hacking iPhones Since 2008

Lauren McCauley, staff writer On the tails of its damning CIA hacking bombshell , WikiLeaks on Thursday published another trove of documents outlining how the spy agency has been uploading secret software to Apple devices dating back to 2008.
2017-03-23 17:03 | News | CommonDreams

Comey And Lawmakers Ignore Wikileaks Files Revealing Intel Failures – OpEd

Monday’s House Intelligence Committee testimony by FBI Director James Comey appears to have satisfied the anti-Trump cravings of Democrats, some Republicans and the denizens of corrupted newsrooms across the nation. Unfortunately, there was no mention...
2017-03-23 05:03 | 1, Opinion, CIA | EurasiaReview

FBI Head: Trump Campaign Under Investigation for Ties to Russia; No Evidence Obama Wiretapped Trump

FBI Director James Comey has confirmed the FBI is investigating whether President Trump's campaign collaborated with Russia to sway the 2016 election. Comey also said the FBI has "no information" that supports Trump's unsubstantiated claims that President Obama tapped Trump's phones in Trump Tower during the election. The director of the National Security Agency, Michael Rogers, also refuted President Trump's claims that President Obama asked the British intelligence agency GCHQ to carry out the wiretap on Trump Tower. For more,
2017-03-21 12:03 | News | DemocracyNow

WikiLeaks Vault 7 Reveals CIA Cyberwar and the Battleground of Democracy

WikiLeaks dropped a bombshell on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named “Vault 7”, the whistleblowing site began releasing the largest publication of confidential documents that have come from the top secret security network at the Cyber Intelligence Center. Long before the Edward Snowden revelations, Julian Assange noted how “The Internet, our greatest tool of emancipation, […]
2017-03-18 06:03 | Barack Obama, CIA, Corruption | DissidentVoice

US will 'not repeat' claims GCHQ wiretapped Donald Trump

British Prime Minister Theresa May has received assurances from the White House it would not repeat allegations that Britain's GCHQ spy agency had helped former US President Barack Obama eavesdrop on Donald Trump, her spokesman said on Friday.
2017-03-17 14:03 | News | TheAge

WikiLeaks Vault 7 Reveals CIA Cyberwar and the Real Battleground of Democracy

WikiLeaks dropped a bombshell on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named "Vault 7", the whistleblowing site began releasing the largest publication of confidential documents, that have come from the top secret security network at the Cyber Intelligence Center. Long before the Edward Snowden revelations, Julian Assange noted how "The Internet, our greatest tool of emancipation, […]
2017-03-17 06:03 | Uncategorized | AntiWar

Is the Vault 7 Source a Whistleblower?

It is the leakiest of times in the Executive Branch. Last week, WikiLeaks published a massive and, by all accounts genuine, trove of documents revealing that the CIA has been stockpiling, and lost control of, hacking tools it uses against targets. Particularly noteworthy were the revelations that the CIA developed a tool to hack Samsung […]
2017-03-15 06:03 | Uncategorized | AntiWar

WikiLeaks’ Latest CIA Data Dump Undermines Case Against Russia Election Hack – OpEd

The so-called Deep State and Democratic Party campaign to demonize Russia for allegedly “hacking the US election,” and delivering the country into the hands of Donald Trump suffered a huge and probably mortal blow this...
2017-03-12 00:03 | 1, Opinion, CIA | EurasiaReview

Russia Says CIA ‘Great Threat To Global Security’ – OpEd

Moscow has urged US intelligence services to provide a detailed and open response to WikiLeaks’ accusations of CIA hacking activities as #Vault7 constitutes a serious threat to international security, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said....
2017-03-11 02:03 | 1, Opinion, CIA | EurasiaReview

EFF Director: WikiLeaks Move to Share CIA Hacking Tools with Tech Giants Could "Make Us All Safer"

We speak with Electronic Frontier Foundation Executive Director Cindy Cohn about thousands of documents WikiLeaks published this week, dubbed "Vault 7," that describe CIA programs to hack into both Apple and Android cellphones, smart TVs and even cars. Some of the released documents describe tools to take over entire phones, allowing the CIA to then bypass encrypted messenger programs such as Signal, Telegram and WhatsApp. Other documents outline a CIA and British intelligence program called "Weeping Angel," through which the
2017-03-10 13:03 | News | DemocracyNow

Wikileaks' CIA document dump will cause a ripple effect

Revelations about CIA's extensive hacking arsenal may push governments around the world to pursue similar exploits.
2017-03-10 11:03 | News | Aljazeera

Do We Live in a Police State?

WikiLeaks and Julian Assange would have gone down in history as the greatest enemies of government oppression of all kinds in any case, but their latest release – a comprehensive exposé of the US intelligence community’s cyberwar tools and techniques – is truly the capstone of their career. And given that this release – dubbed […]
2017-03-10 06:03 | Uncategorized | AntiWar

Scepticism as Julian Assange offers to help Silicon Valley fight CIA hacking

Amid accusations that it is spreading misinformation and acting as Russia's agent, WikiLeaks made an offer of help to tech giants, but they were less than impressed.
2017-03-10 05:03 | News | TheAge

Assange: WikiLeaks will share CIA hacking codes to help tech firms

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he will share the CIA's hacking techniques with tech companies so they can "develop fixes" for electric devices.
2017-03-09 21:03 | News | UPI

WikiLeaks 'to share CIA hacking tools' with tech firms

Julian Assange says anti-secrecy group to work with companies to help defend them against the CIA's hacking tools.
2017-03-09 19:03 | News | Aljazeera

Assange: WikiLeaks Will Give Tech Firms Leaked Docs to Fight CIA 'Cyberweapons'

Nadia Prupis, staff writer WikiLeaks will give technology companies exclusive access to alleged CIA documents to help them repair security flaws that allowed the government to spy on individuals through their smart devices, the organization's founder Julian Assange said Thursday .
2017-03-09 19:03 | News | CommonDreams

Behind the Latest WikiLeaks Dump: New News?

The jury is still out about whether the latest CIA document release will cause harm. But what they could potentially be holding back may be more alarming.
2017-03-09 18:03 | Podcast, CIA, Russia | ForeignPolicy

Julian Assange Says WikiLeaks Will Share CIA Code With Tech Companies

WikiLeaks on Tuesday disclosed the hacking tools from the so-called Vault 7 series. Now Assange says his group will be working with big manufacturers to develop fixes.
2017-03-09 17:03 | News | NPR

Nigel Farage visits Julian Assange as WikiLeaks seeks to work with tech companies after CIA data leak

Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, said the group will work with technology companies to close gaps identified in thousands of Central Intelligence Agency documents it published this week as well as in additional material it has yet to disclose.
2017-03-09 17:03 | News | TheAge

Contractors Likely Source Of Latest WikiLeaks Release

Contractors likely breached security and handed over documents describing the Central Intelligence Agency’s use of hacking tools to anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, U.S. intelligence and law enforcement officials told Reuters on Wednesday, March 8. Two officials...
2017-03-09 07:03 | 1, World News, CIA | EurasiaReview

CIA: WikiLeaks dump 'equips' US adversaries

Central Intelligence Agency accuses WikiLeaks of jeopardising its mission to protect the American people.
2017-03-09 06:03 | News | Aljazeera

Android smartphones 'weaponized by the CIA': WikiLeaks

The majority of the world’s smartphones have been “weaponized,” according to WikiLeaks, which revealed in its latest leak that the CIA went to extreme measures to utilize the Android OS for spying. Google’s Android operating system, used in 85 percent of the world’s smart phones, including Samsung and Sony, was found to have 24 ‘zero days’ – the code name used by the CIA to identify and exploit vulnerabilities for the purpose of secretly collec
2017-03-09 05:03 | BUSINESS, Tech Trends, International | AlBawaba

WikiLeaks Vault 7: Contractors likely source of CIA leak that was already known to US officials

CIA contractors likely breached security and handed over documents about the agency's use of hacking tools to anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, officials said.
2017-03-09 00:03 | News | TheAge

FBI opens criminal hunt for source of CIA hacking leak

The FBI has opened a criminal investigation into WikiLeaks' release of thousands of documents that appear to reveal the CIA's hacking capabilities.
2017-03-08 21:03 | News | UPI

WikiLeaks Has Joined the Trump Administration

The anti-American group has become the preferred intelligence service for a conspiracy-addled White House.
2017-03-08 21:03 | Argument, Trump, United States | ForeignPolicy

WikiLeaks Has Joined the Trump Administration

The anti-American group has become the preferred intelligence service for a conspiracy-addled White House.
2017-03-08 21:03 | Argument, Trump, United States | ForeignPolicy

Officials Knew of CIA's Security Breach, Which Led to "Vault 7" Leaks, in 2016

Nadia Prupis, staff writer Intelligence officials told Reuters on Wednesday that they were aware as early as 2016 that the CIA had a security breach that led to the watchdog group WikiLeaks exposing the agency's surveillance tools. The anonymous officials also said the documents, released in perhaps WikiLeaks' biggest exposé yet, appeared to be authentic. Reuters reports:
2017-03-08 21:03 | News | CommonDreams

WikiLeaks Files Show the CIA Repurposing Hacking Code To Save Time, Not To Frame Russia

WikiLeaks said CIA hackers impersonated foreign hackers. In fact, the files simply showed re-use of code — in ways that implicated no one else. The post WikiLeaks Files Show the CIA Repurposing Hacking Code To Save Time, Not To Frame Russia appeared first on The Intercept .
2017-03-08 19:03 | Uncategorized | TheIntercept

WikiLeaks: CIA Able to Hack into Telephones and TVs

Documents published on cyber-espionage techniques deployed by US intelligence, thought to use mobile phones and televisions as secret bugs. Assange's organization: "Trump's Twitter account also vulnerable". CIA declines to comment
2017-03-08 17:03 | {domain:http://www.corriere.it, $t:Corriere} | CorrieredellaSera

Headlines for March 8, 2017

WikiLeaks Publishes Thousands of Alleged Secret CIA Documents, U.S. Deploys Missile System Amid Rising Tensions with N. Korea, Republican Party Divided over Plan to Repeal Affordable Care Act, Rod Rosenstein Faces Confirmation Hearing for Deputy Attorney General, Germany: Trial Begins for Right-Wing Group Who Attacked Refugee Homes, Hungary Passes Law to Imprison Asylum Seekers, SC Police Investigating Murder of Indian Man Harnish Patel, New Wave of Bomb Threats Hit Jewish Centers in NY, WI, IL & FL, Afghanistan: Dozens Killed
2017-03-08 13:03 | News | DemocracyNow

SitRep: Wikileaks Says CIA Is In Your iPhone; U.S., Russian, Turkish Generals Meet; New Russian Sub Missiles

China Reacts to U.S.; North Korean Tensions; Iranian Losses in Syria; EUCOM Fights off Drones; And Lots More
2017-03-08 12:03 | The Cable, China, North Korea | ForeignPolicy

SitRep: Wikileaks Says CIA Is In Your iPhone; U.S., Russian, Turkish Generals Meet; New Russian Sub Missiles

China Reacts to U.S.; North Korean Tensions; Iranian Losses in Syria; EUCOM Fights off Drones; And Lots More
2017-03-08 12:03 | The Cable, China, North Korea | ForeignPolicy

Wikileaks Vault 7: Why the CIA is using TVs, smartphones and cars for spying

Aside from the US, many other advanced nations such as China, Russia, Britain and Israel have extremely sophisticated tools for digital spying.
2017-03-08 11:03 | News | TheAge

Intercepted Podcast: Ready to Lie

Wikileaks exposes CIA hacking; Marcy Wheeler and Matthew Cole dissect Trump’s wiretap allegations; immigrants under attack; and music by Anti-Flag. The post Intercepted Podcast: Ready to Lie appeared first on The Intercept .
2017-03-08 11:03 | Uncategorized | TheIntercept

WikiLeaks Blows Lid On Scale Of CIA’s Hacking Arsenal

The major takeaway from the latest WikiLeaks dump centers around the terrifying, ‘all-seeing-eye’ surveillance project codenamed ‘Weeping Angel.’ The CIA appears to have taken espionage to a whole new level if WikiLeaks’ initial analysis is...
2017-03-08 06:03 | 1, Technology, World News | EurasiaReview

WikiLeaks exposes alleged CIA hacking programme

Leak suggests CIA malware systems have targeted iPhones, Android systems, Microsoft software and Samsung smart TVs.
2017-03-08 05:03 | News | Aljazeera

Wikileaks Vault 7:Why the CIA is using TVs, smartphones and cars for spying

Aside from the US, many other advanced nations such as China, Russia, Britain and Israel have extremely sophisticated tools for digital spying.
2017-03-08 05:03 | News | TheAge

WikiLeaks delivers again for Donald Trump with dump of CIA secrets

The release of almost 9000 CIA documents will be viewed through political as much as national security prisms.
2017-03-08 01:03 | News | TheAge

WikiLeaks releases thousands of CIA 'Vault 7' documents

WikiLeaks has published thousands of documents it says come from within the CIA. If the 'Vault 7' dump proves legitimate it would be yet another catastrophic intelligence breach that would shake the CIA.
2017-03-07 20:03 | News | TheAge

CIA Has an “Impressive List” of Ways to Hack Into Your Smartphone, WikiLeaks Files Indicate

CIA charts show a wide range of attacks against iPhones and Android devices. The post CIA Has an “Impressive List” of Ways to Hack Into Your Smartphone, WikiLeaks Files Indicate appeared first on The Intercept .
2017-03-07 20:03 | Uncategorized | TheIntercept

WikiLeaks divulga documentos mostrando que a CIA usa smart TVs como grampos

Arquivo de 8 mil documentos da CIA revela que a agência pode transformar um recurso de reconhecimento de voz de TVs Samsung em dispositivos de escuta secretos. The post WikiLeaks divulga documentos mostrando que a CIA usa smart TVs como grampos appeared first on The Intercept .
2017-03-07 20:03 | Uncategorized | TheIntercept

Wikileaks Dump Shows CIA Could Turn Smart TVs into Listening Devices

One revelation from the cache of 8,000 CIA documents: the CIA can turn a voice-recognition feature of some Samsung TVs into a covert listening device. The post Wikileaks Dump Shows CIA Could Turn Smart TVs into Listening Devices appeared first on The Intercept .
2017-03-07 17:03 | Uncategorized | TheIntercept

Snowden Calls Trove of Alleged CIA Hacking Tools Published by Wikileaks a 'Big Deal'

Nika Knight, staff writer WikiLeaks on Tuesday released a trove of purported CIA documents hailed by security expert Jessalyn Radack as "in same category as [the] biggest leaks of classified info by [whistleblowers] Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden."
2017-03-07 17:03 | News | CommonDreams

WikiLeaks releases documents it says show CIA hacking methods

WikiLeaks released what it says are thousands of documents that detail the Central Intelligence Agency's methods of hacking into electronic devices.
2017-03-07 17:03 | News | UPI

WikiLeaks releases thousands of 'Vault 7' documents it says come from the CIA

WikiLeaks has published thousands of documents it says come from within the CIA. If the 'Vault 7' dump proves legitimate it would be yet another catastrophic intelligence breach that would shake the CIA.
2017-03-07 17:03 | News | TheAge

WikiLeaks Releases What It Calls CIA Trove Of Cyber-Espionage Documents

The release includes thousands of pages of user manuals, support guides and other documents that appear to describe CIA hacking efforts. WikiLeaks says it is choosing not to release the code itself.
2017-03-07 17:03 | News | NPR