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Why doesn't the Committee to Investigate Russia have any Russia experts?
There's a lot to unpack about the new Committee to Investigate Russia, which aims to "help Americans recognize and understand the gravity of Russia's continuing attacks on our democracy." Perhaps its most striking feature is that no Russia experts are involved. The Committee's birth received broad c
Barack Obama Spied on Trump Campaign and Real Journalists? [VIDEO]
Hounded journalist Sharyl Attkisson writes that apparently Obama spied on Trump... and her. Sharyl Attkisson has long contended that Obama spied on her because he didn't like her reporting. She now reviews some of that evidence at The Hill as well as discussed evidence that Obama spied on the Trump
Obama's NSA chief suddenly changes story about wiretapping Trump
President Donald Trump addressing the United Nations Sept. 19, 2017 (Video screenshot) It was only a few months ago that James Clapper, the Obama administration's director of national intelligence until just January, issue a flat denial when asked if he knew about a FISA court order for wiretapping
Flynn's stint as NSA chief probed
WASHINGTON - Special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn's stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer that was attended by President Donald Trump's oldest son, The Associ
Amid Increased International Sanctions, North Korea Turns to Bitcoin for Cash
North Korea's cash-strapped regime has long sought workarounds to the increasingly harsh international sanctions aimed at tightening the financial noose around its nuclear and missile programs. Now, according to Recorded Future, an intelligence research firm backed by Google Venture, Pyongyang is m
Analyst: North Korea earned revenue from bitcoin mining
Sept. 22 (UPI) --North Korea has been engaging in bitcoin mining to earn foreign currency for the regime, according to a former threat manager at the U.S. National Security Agency. Priscilla Moriuchi said Pyongyang may have been turning to virtual currency exchanges in the face of heavier economic s
Homeland Security Just Took A Year To Tell States They Got Hacked By Russia. THEY WERE ON A BREAK.
If we didn't know better, we might just think the Trump administration was trying to hide the extent of Russian hacking in the 2016 election. Yesterday, the Department of Homeland Security told elections officials in 21 states that Russian hackers had attempted to breach their voting systems in the
If Russia hacked US, evidence is in NSA database: claim
Two former senior US intelligence officials claim that evidence, if any, of Russian interference in the US elections last year would still be available in NSA databases. William Binney, a whistleblower and 36-year NSA veteran, and Ray McGovern, who worked for the CIA as an analyst for 27 years, are
AI, Big Data And Ethics
I have a confession: AI ethics makes my brain hurt. The issues and questions are that big. Never mind corporate behavior; people, governments, policies and global geopolitics will all evolve differently depending on how we answer those questions. My brain is hurting right now. But if you're a market
US spies had info on India's nuclear missiles years before launch - NSA leaks
The NSA may have known about India's nuclear-capable Sagarika and Dhanush missiles as early as 2005, newly released documents from the trove obtained by whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal. US spies also likely possessed "significant intelligence" about the bombs in service in India during that pe
Program about Snowden raises unsettling questions
Tell me please, what did Edward Snowdon do wrong? I watched the TV show "Snowden." Was there any truth in the story? Did President Obama know what was going on with the NSA? Did Congress also know? Did the NSA collect information on the American people? I will assume the NSA has the ability to do so
Is that computer security company loyal to you, or collaborating with the government?
The Trump administration's ban on the use of a Russian cybersecurity firm's software is heightening suspicion worldwide that private internet firms might be in league with their home governments, an industry leader said Wednesday. The Trump administration last week told U.S. government agencies to r
U.S. Searches for Cyber Doctrine With Russians "Ten Years Ahead"
In the nearly seven years since the U.S. Department of Defense declared cyberspace a "domain" of warfare - alongside land, air, sea, and space - the Pentagon has developed an overarching Cyber Strategy to guide their efforts in the new domain and raised a Cyber Command that has grown from 700 milita
Clapper: Intelligence community 'cast doubt on the legitimacy' of Trump's victory
The former director of National Intelligence said that the intelligence community's conclusion that Russians sought to influence the 2016 election "cast doubt on the legitimacy" of President Trump's victory. "Our intelligence community assessment did, I think, serve to cast doubt on the legitimacy
NSA shuts out Steward School
The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy field hockey team shut out Steward School 5-0 Friday afternoon at home. Morgan Morell had two goals to lead the way for the Lady Saints. NSA is currently 5-1. NSA will face Norfolk Collegiate on the road at 5 p.m. Tuesday. NSA 5, Steward School 0 NSA-Morrell 2, Meyers,
How Long Until Our Most Secret Data is Used Against Us in Court?
Several court cases have inched closer and closer to this all-encompassing surveillance/police state in the past, but now we seem to be on the precipice of a nightmare. How long do we have before our private Facebook messages are used against us in court, collected at the highest levels of state sur
NSA cryptography proposal rejected by allies
Distrust of the US National Security Agency has caused experts from allied nations to reject its proposals for new cryptography standards. A "track record of subverting the standardisation process" has led to the intelligence agency losing much of the respect it once held, according to Dr Steven J M
Drug trafficking as integral part of US foreign policy
The Central Intelligence Agency of the USA today is the most powerful special service in the world. During the Cold War, the Soviet Union, its Eastern European allies and numerous satellites in various regions of the world used to be CIA's first priority. After the collapse of the USSR, it seemed th
No, the Electoral College Is Not a 'National Security Threat'
Following Hillary Clinton's electoral defeat and Donald Trump's ascension to the White House, numerous progressives came out of the woodwork to call for the end of the Electoral College in favor of a national popular vote. While most of the arguments against our over two-century-old system revolve a
Well before the nuclear triad was complete, the US knew about India's secret missile projects
Months before India and the United States signed the framework nuclear agreement, US spies managed to get their hands on vital information on India's nuclear missile programme. The Pokhran nuclear tests in 1998 had caught the US spooks by surprise, leading to remarks by the Congress like how "the ab