The Washington Post reports that: In the case of a tool called “Weeping Angel” for attacking Samsung SmartTVs, Wikileaks wrote, ”After infestation, Weeping Angel places the target TV in a ‘Fake-Off’ mode, so that the owner falsely believes the TV is off when it is on, In ‘Fake-Off’ mode the TV operates as a […]
The Los Angeles Boat of Harbour Commission has approved three grants from the US Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) totalling US$1.8m.
The grant will be used to support the Port of Los Angeles’ police security and operations integration initiatives, alongside increasing cyber security infrastructure.
Jill Taylor, homeland security manager at the […]
Without knowing it, Cuban citizens gave up information to USAID contractors. The database separated the information by gender, age, ‘receptiveness’ and ‘political tendencies.’ Within the latter, respondents were categorized as ‘anti-revolution,’ ‘apolitical’ and ‘pro-revolution.’
The United States government’s attempt to create a fictitious social media network to undermine the Communist regime in Cuba continues […]
”We’re seeing another ‘Merkel Effect,’ where an elected official does not care at all that the rights of millions of ordinary citizens are violated by our spies, but suddenly it’s a scandal when a politician finds out the same thing happens to them.” — Edward Snowden, on Diane Feinstein’s anger about NSA […]
”I have grave concerns that the CIA’s search may well have violated the separation-of-powers principles embodied in the U.S. Constitution” and undermined Congress’ ability to effectively oversee the administration, Ms. Feinstein said in a long and detailed speech on the Senate floor Tuesday.
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.), a longtime defender of […]
Phones transmit location data whenever a phone is turned on, irrespective of whether they are being used to make calls or send text messages and emails.
The National Security Agency is reportedly collecting almost 5 billion cell phone records a day under a program that monitors and analyses highly personal data about the precise whereabouts […]