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US Intelligence Chief Hacked by the Teen Who Hacked CIA Director

US Intelligence Chief Hacked by the Teen Who Hacked CIA Director

January 13, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Nation's Top Spy Chief Got Hacked! The same teenage hacker who broke into the AOL email inbox of CIA Director John Brennan last October has now claimed to have broken into personal email and phone accounts of the US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper . Clapper was targeted by the teenage hacker, who called himself Cracka and claimed to be a member of the hacker group Crackas with Attitude ( CWA ) that made headlines in October for hacking into CIA Director's email and accessing several online portals and tools used by US law enforcement agencies. Also Read: FBI Deputy Director's Email Hacked by Cracka with Attitude . Trove of Information Related to Top Spy Chief Hacked! Cracka told Motherboard that he had access to a series of accounts connected to Clapper, including: Home telephone account Internet accounts Personal email accounts His wife's Yahoo email The spokesperson for the Office of the Director of National Intel
German Spy-Agency Trades Citizens' Metadata in Exchange for NSA's Xkeyscore

German Spy-Agency Trades Citizens' Metadata in Exchange for NSA's Xkeyscore

August 27, 2015Swati Khandelwal
This is Really Insane!! Germany's top intelligence agency handed over details related to German citizen metadata just in order to obtain a copy of the National Security Agency's Main XKeyscore software , which was first revealed by Edward Snowden in 2013. According to the new documents obtained by the German newspaper Die Zeit, the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution ( BfV - Bundesamtes für Verfassungsschutz ) traded data of its citizens for surveillance software from their US counterparts. Germany and the United States signed an agreement that would allow German spies to obtain a copy of the NSA's flagship tool Xkeyscore, to analyse data gathered in Germany. So they covertly illegally traded access to Germans' data with the NSA. XKeyscore surveillance software program was designed by the National Security Agency to collect and analyse intercepted data it obtains traveling over a network. The surveillance software is powerful
Germany to step up Counter Espionage Program against United States

Germany to step up Counter Espionage Program against United States

February 17, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Sooner or later it had to Happen! After whistle-blower Edward Snowden unfolded various spying operations that were controlled by the US Intelligence agency, it gave a reason to all other countries to start their own Counter-Surveillance programs. Last year in October, it was revealed that the National Security Agency ( NSA ) was eavesdropping the mobile communications of German Chancellor  Angela Merkel's  and  Gerhard Schroder’s   from many years. Snowden documents detailed about a so-called  National Sigint Requirement List , a list of people and Institutions named as primary targets for the U.S. Intelligence Agency; whose telephone communications should be monitored. After Suffering from spying on them, Germany has finally decided to give a ' Roland for their Oliver ' and planning to resume active Counter Espionage Operations against both the US and several Western associate countries. “ This step would be an about-face from the decades-long practic
Iranian Hackers infiltrated US Navy computers

Iranian Hackers infiltrated US Navy computers

September 30, 2013Anonymous
The Wall Street Journal reported that Iranian hackers have successfully penetrated unclassified US Navy computers , the allegations were made by US officials that consider the attacks a serious intrusion within the Government network. " The U.S. Officials said the attacks were carried out by hackers working for Iran's government or by a group acting with the approval of Iranian leaders. The most recent incident came in the week starting Sept. 15, before a security upgrade, the officials said. Iranian officials didn't respond to requests to comment." US officials revealed that a group of Iranian state-sponsored hackers have repeatedly violated US Navy computer systems for cyber espionage purpose, despite no sensitive information has been leaked the event is considered very concerning. US Intelligence fears that such attacks could expose confidential information like the blueprints of a new cyber weapon. US officials added that Congress has been bri
NSA misused PRISM - Spied on Al Jazeera, bugged UN headquarters and used for personal spying

NSA misused PRISM - Spied on Al Jazeera, bugged UN headquarters and used for personal spying

August 31, 2013Mohit Kumar
Before NSA said that they has zero tolerance for willful violations of the agency’s authorities, but NSA had violated privacy rules on thousands of occasions. According to documents seen by SPIEGEL, Arab news broadcaster Al Jazeera was spied on by the National Security Agency. The US intelligence agency hacked into Al Jazeera's internal communications system. The NSA said these selected targets had high potential as sources of intelligence. These Documents were provided by the former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden . Also NSA was cracking the airline reservation services for Russian airline Aeroflot, accessing " Al Jazeera broadcasting internal communication " was listed as a notable success and the encrypted information was forwarded to the responsible NSA departments for further analysis. Also, The National Security Agency (NSA) has admitted some of their officers misused the agency’s massive spying powers to keep tabs on their love
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