With C.I.A. Hacking Revelations, How to Protect Your Devices
New York Times
By BRIAN X. CHEN MARCH 8, 2017
Want to protect against surveillance through your iPhones, Android
devices, Wi-Fi routers and Samsung televisions? Update, update, update.
WikiLeaks this week published a trove of documents that appears to detail how the Central Intelligence Agency successfully hacked a wide variety of tech products, including iPhones, Android devices, Wi-Fi routers and Samsung televisions.
That’s just about every major category of consumer electronics. So what does that mean for you if you own one — or several — of these gadgets? . . . Read Complete Report
The New York Times
By MATTHEW ROSENBERG, SCOTT SHANE and ADAM GOLDMAN
3 hrs ago (3/8/2017)
“WASHINGTON — The C.I.A. scrambled on Wednesday to assess and contain the damage from the release by WikiLeaks of thousands of documents that cataloged the agency’s cyberspying capabilities, temporarily halting work on some projects while the F.B.I. turned to finding who was responsible for the leak. . . .”
“. . . The documents, taken at face value, suggest that American spies had designed hacking tools that could breach almost anything connected to the internet — smartphones, computers, televisions — and had even found a way to compromise Apple and Android devices. But whether the C.I.A. had successfully built and employed them to conduct espionage remained unclear on Wednesday. . .” Read Complete Report
Dig a Little Deeper: Shadow Government
by Jeffery Pritchett
The controversial hacker group Anonymous appears to have moved past its role of hacking into government systems. Now the group has supposedly released a video that says “we are not alone.” In the coming weeks, they are said to be planning to release evidence of extra terrestrial beings that have been on the planet Earth since the early 1900s. The group’s posting said that the “truth” of the aliens are much more intricate than simple UFOs and flying saucers. Apparently within a few days Anonymous will release information about aliens interacting with mankind.
The message from the group said, “Greetings citizens of the world. We now have the knowledge of the illuminati and we will share this information with you. . . . read complete report