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Homeland Security have eye on Journalists

Homeland Security have eye on Journalists
Jan 11, 2012
Homeland Security have eye on Journalists The Department of Homeland Security has declared its intention to gather personal data on journalists or others who might use " traditional and/or social media in real time to keep their audience situationally aware and informed ". Well, it'll be interesting to see the reaction of Obama's adoring White House press corps when they discover their activities are being tracked by the Department of Homeland Security. Under the National Operations Center (NOC)'s Media Monitoring Initiative that came out of DHS headquarters in November, Washington has the written permission to retain data on users of social media and online networking platforms. Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. The department says

The Spy Files: Wikileaks expose Mobile Phone, Email Hacking capability

The Spy Files: Wikileaks expose Mobile Phone, Email Hacking capability
Dec 01, 2011
The Spy Files: Wikileaks expose Mobile Phone, Email Hacking capability Wikileaks has released  ( https://spyfiles.org/ ) dozens of new documents highlighting the state of the once covert, but now lucrative private sector global surveillance industry. According to Assange, over 150 private sector organisations in 25 countries have the ability to not only track mobile devices, but also intercept messages and listen to calls also. Site founder Julian Assange has held a press conference, revealing the secrets of the industry.­ The whistleblowing site has published some 287 documents from its huge database, collected from 160 international intelligence contractors. The database includes internal documents of such companies like Gamma corporation in the UK, Ipoque of Germany, Amesys and Vupen in France, VASTech in South Africa, ZTE Corp in China, Phoenexia in the Czech Republic, SS8 and Blue Coat in the US, among others. From the press release: " The Wikileaks Spy Files reveal the de

Cybersecurity Tactics FinServ Institutions Can Bank On in 2024

Cybersecurity Tactics FinServ Institutions Can Bank On in 2024
Feb 14, 2024Financial Security / Cyber Threats
The landscape of cybersecurity in financial services is undergoing a rapid transformation. Cybercriminals are exploiting advanced technologies and methodologies, making traditional security measures obsolete. The challenges are compounded for community banks that must safeguard sensitive financial data against the same level of sophisticated threats as larger institutions, but often with more limited resources. The FinServ Threat Landscape Recent trends show an alarming increase in sophisticated cyber-attacks. Cybercriminals now deploy advanced techniques like deep fake technology and AI-powered attacks, making it increasingly difficult for banks to differentiate between legitimate and malicious activities. These developments necessitate a shift towards more sophisticated and adaptive cybersecurity measures. Take these industry statistics, for example. Financial firms report 703 cyberattack attempts per week.1 On average, 270 attacks (entailing unauthorized access of data, appl

WikiLeaks wins Aussie Journalism Awards Australia

WikiLeaks wins Aussie Journalism Awards Australia
Nov 29, 2011
WikiLeaks wins Aussie Journalism Awards Australia The whistle-blowing website, WikiLeaks, has been honoured at Australia's premier journalism awards for releasing of " an avalanche of inconvenient truths in a global publishing coup " which has had " an undeniable impact ". The Walkley Awards are the Australian equivalent of the Pulitzers: that nation's most prestigious award for excellence in journalism. Last night, the Walkley Foundation awarded its highest distinction — for " Most Outstanding Contribution to Journalism " to WikiLeaks, whose leader, Julian Assange, is an Australian citizen. " WikiLeaks applied new technology to penetrate the inner workings of government to reveal an avalanche of inconvenient truths in a global publishing coup ," the Walkley trustees said in bestowing the award Sunday evening. " Its revelations, from the way the war on terror was being waged, to diplomatic bastardry, high-level horse-trading and the interference in the dome

The Critical State of AI in the Cloud

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Wiz Research reveals the explosive growth of AI adoption and what 150,000+ cloud accounts revealed about the AI surge.

Wikileaks Founder, Julian Assange Hires Pirate Bay Lawyer

Wikileaks Founder, Julian Assange Hires Pirate Bay Lawyer
Nov 20, 2011
Wikileaks Founder, Julian Assange Hires Pirate Bay Lawyer Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange has fired his lawyer in favour of one with experience in batting for The Pirate Bay, according to a Swedish news report. Julian Assange has ditched his Swedish legal counsel and lined up a new defence team in readiness for a likely return to the country to face allegations of sexual molestation and rape against two women. Assange has filed a petition with the Stockholm District Court, says the newspaper, and communicated his desire to change his representation to attorneys Per Samuelson and Thomas Olsson. Olsson is reviewing the case already, but has little to say on the motives behind Assange's decision. " He'll have to explain his motivation behind changing defenders ," he told The Local. Samuelson previously represented financier Carl Lundström, one of the four defendants in the 2009 Pirate Bay trial, all of whom were found guilty.

Celebrating 5th Birthday of Wikileaks (Born : 4th Oct 2006)

Celebrating 5th Birthday of Wikileaks (Born : 4th Oct 2006)
Oct 03, 2011
Celebrating 5th Birthday of Wikileaks  (Born : 4th Oct 2006) The wikileaks.org domain name was registered on 4 October 2006. The website was unveiled, and published its first document, in December 2006. The site claims to have been " founded by Chinese dissidents, journalists, mathematicians and start-up company technologists, from the US, Taiwan, Europe, Australia and South Africa ". The creators of WikiLeaks have not been formally identified. It has been represented in public since January 2007 by Julian Assange and others. Assange describes himself as a member of WikiLeaks' advisory board. News reports in The Australian have called Assange the " founder of WikiLeaks ". According to Wired magazine, a volunteer said that Assange described himself in a private conversation as "the heart and soul of this organisation, its founder, philosopher, spokesperson, original coder, organizer, financier, and all the rest". 2006–08 WikiLeaks posted its fi

FBI Raids Homes of Suspected Anonymous Hackers at New York

FBI Raids Homes of Suspected Anonymous Hackers at New York
Jul 20, 2011
FBI Raids Homes of Suspected Anonymous Hackers at New York The FBI executed search warrants at the New York homes of three suspected members of notorious hacking group Anonymous early Tuesday morning. More than 10 FBI agents arrived at the Baldwin. The agents spent an hour and 40 minutes at Jordan's house, other agents investigated a second Long Island, N.Y., home and one in Brooklyn. The targets of the FBI searches are all in their late teens to early 20s. Search warrants were part of an ongoing investigation into Anonymous, which claimed responsibility for attacks against a variety of websites including Visa and Mastercard. Anonymous is a loose collection of cybersavvy activists inspired by WikiLeaks and its flamboyant head Julian Assange to fight for " Internet freedom " along the way defacing websites, shutting down servers, and scrawling messages across screens web-wide.

Wikileaks - We help you safely Get the Truth !

Wikileaks - We help you safely Get the Truth !
Jun 25, 2011
Wikileaks - We help you safely Get the Truth ! Note : The Article is Taken from "The Hacker News Magazine" - June Edition. Download Magazine here .. The United States Department of Justice has left no stone unturned in their ruthless attempts to uncover or fabricate evidence against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. Their goal is to charge Assange with conspiracy to commit espionage. If the United States is successful Julian Assange will become the United States convenient scapegoat, along with others like US citizen and Army Pvt. Bradley Manning. These two will disproportionately take the blame for the United States failed policies and crimes.  Julian Assange has said that the long and cruel detention and forthcoming US government prosecution of Army Pvt. Bradley Manning is nothing more than an attempt to "terrorize whistle-blowers" and that Pvt. Manning like himself is a victim of alleged government repression and mistreatment. "There is no doubt t

Wikileaks Founder, Assange gets Sydney Peace Prize !

Wikileaks Founder, Assange gets Sydney Peace Prize !
May 11, 2011
Wikileaks Founder, Assange gets Sydney Peace Prize ! WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was Wednesday awarded the Sydney Peace Foundation's top honor for "exceptional courage in pursuit of human rights," joining the likes of Nelson Mandela and the Dalai Lama. Assange, an Australian former computer hacker who is fighting extradition from Britain to Sweden over alleged sex crimes, was praised and rewarded with the Sydney Peace Prize's Gold Medal. Although the Peace Prize is awarded annually by the foundation only three other people in its 14-year history have been awarded the gold award for courage in pursuit of human rights -- the Dalai Lama, Nelson Mandela and Japanese Buddhist leader Daisaku Ikeda. The foundation paid tribute to Assange's determination to seek greater transparency and accountability from governments around the world, having challenged "centuries old practices of government secrecy." "By championing people's right to k

You got owned, Exposure about privacy on facebook !

You got owned, Exposure about privacy on facebook !
May 10, 2011
You got owned, Exposure about privacy on facebook ! If you had any doubts regarding privacy on facebook, here is a list containing hundreds of user and password, how can this be ? Easy, any application that asks for permission can get your credentials! And then do not say that we had not warned :P WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says Facebook is Spying on You and Your Loved Ones "Here we have the world's most comprehensive database about people, their relationships, their names, their addresses, their locations and the communications with each other, their relatives, all sitting within the United States, all accessible to U.S. intelligence." Read More News Regarding Facebook on THN : Assange says Facebook is spying tool for US intelligence ! A Syrian Man-In-The-Middle Attack against Facebook Facebook is not Exclusion, XML Vulnerability ! Truth About Facebook -  CIA, U.S. government - Everything Related ! Vulnerability in Facebook Email feature Exposed ! Face

Assange says Facebook is spying tool for US intelligence !

Assange says Facebook is spying tool for US intelligence !
May 03, 2011
Assange says Facebook is spying tool for US intelligence ! WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange has branded Facebook an "appalling spying machine". According to Assange, whose WikiLeaks whistle-blowing site has propelled him into the media limelight, US intelligence services have direct access to records of Facebook users. "Facebook is the most appalling spying machine that's ever been invented," he said in an interview with Russia Today. "Here we have the world's most comprehensive database about people, their relationships, their addresses and locations, their communications with each other - all sitting within the United States and all accessible to US intelligence." Assange claimed that because of the costs involved each time an internet company was asked for access to specific data files, the big companies have built in back doors for officials to help themselves to whatever data they wanted. "Facebook, Google, Yahoo – all these major US organisations - hav

#OperationLeakS by Anonymous Hacker leaks Bank of America Emails !

#OperationLeakS by Anonymous Hacker leaks Bank of America Emails !
Mar 14, 2011
OperationLeakS by Anonymous Hacker leaks Bank of America Emails ! We may soon find out whether it's possible to shame one of the big U.S. banks by exposing its mortgage missteps. A series of  messages  on Twitter Sunday evening promised the release of emails supposedly documenting "fraud and corruption" at Bank of America (BAC). The post, from the anonymous @OperationLeakS handle, said "leaked emails" from the bank would be posted at 5 a.m. London time, which is 1 a.m. in New York. The release will come three and a half months after Wikileaks founder Julian Assange breezily promised to "take down a bank or two" by releasing "either tens or hundreds of thousands of documents." Assange likened the documents to the ones that prosecutors used in bringing top executives of failed energy trader Enron to justice. The bank didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. The document dump, billed in the Twitter posts as " Blac

Anonymous Hackers will Expose Something Awful About Bank Of America On Monday !

Anonymous Hackers will Expose Something Awful About Bank Of America On Monday !
Mar 12, 2011
There's something about Bank of America that seems to make it a magnet for controversy, anger, and internet activism. Last year Wikileaks' Julian Assange said he had documents on a major bank -- everyone kind of figured that it was Bank of America -- though it now seems that there isn't much to it. Now Gawker's Adrien Chen points out that a member of the hacker group Anonymous going by the handle OperationLeaks on twitter is claiming to have damning docs on the bank that will likely be released Monday. OperationLeaks has been teasing all day on twitter about having received documents on the bank from a disgruntled employee. Chen's own sources within Anonymous suggest there's something real to the leaks. In terms of substance, it's not clear what we might see.  This tweet , regarding  is the closest thing to anything explanatory: He Just told me he have GMAC emails showing BoA order to mix loan numbers to not match it's Documents.. to foreclose on Ameri

Anonymous Hacker Group Helps Take Down Insupportable Websites !

Anonymous Hacker Group Helps Take Down Insupportable Websites !
Mar 10, 2011
Hacker group Anonymous takes down websites across the world for the greater good: peace, freedom of information and solidarity. Anonymous, which began as a movement in 2003 on a series of internet chat boards, has gone from targeting small time hypocrites to large multinational corporations bringing it from the background of hacker culture to the forefront of global politics. Anonymous is considered a "hackivist" movement that became globally recognized in 2010 after shutting down Mastercard, Visa, and Paypal during what they called Operation Payback. These major corporations stopped providing their services to Wikileaks, which had been using them to accept donations into the Wikileaks defense fund. This action on the part of Visa, Mastercard and PayPal offended the Anonymous community as an affront to freedom and justice. Anonymous stated on Al Jazeera that they could have taken down the infrastructure of all three websites but didn't because they wanted people to still be able to u

Anonymous : We have Revolution in mind, we can change the World !

Anonymous : We have Revolution in mind, we can change the World !
Mar 05, 2011
Anonymous : We have Revolution in mind , we can change the World ! We are Anonymous. We are Legion. We do not forgive. We do not forget. Expect us. — Anonymous They are Internet Heroes, hackers and hijackers, information rebels, revolutionaries and resisters. They are you, me, the grunt in the next cubicle, the geek who fixes your computer. They are Anonymous, an informal collective of  interactivists  that last month virtually armed protestors in Tunisia and Egypt with the necessary knowledge to topple governments: How to keep safe during protests. How to bypass censors. How not to leave an online trail. How to keep posting YouTubes when the dictators have pulled the Internet plug. One more very special lines I have written for Anonymous Hackers as below : We r Anonymous Hackers,bt we dnt Hack the Humanity.. We hate studies,Bt we love technology... World Can't Change Us,Bt We can CHANGE THE WORLD... We dnt have books in hand,Bt we have revolution in mind... We r the rarest com
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