NSA Acknowledges What We All Feared: Iran Learns From US Cyberattacks

Kim Zetter Wired 2/10/2015

After the Stuxnet digital weapon was discovered on machines in Iran in 2010, many security researchers warned that US adversaries would learn from this and other US attacks and develop similar techniques to target America and its allies.

A newly published document leaked by Edward Snowden indicates that the NSA feared […]

The Most Stunning News Story of 2014

John Hinderaker PowerLine 10/27/2014

Back in June 2013, we covered the hacking of at least one of reporter Sharyl Attkisson’s computers by persons unknown. CBS, which, as we now know, was anything but supportive of Attkisson, verified that the intrusion(s) had taken place:

A cyber security firm hired by CBS News has determined through forensic […]

Public servants acting as public masters

CIA responded to Obama’s acquiescence when it spied on the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Glenn Harlan Reynolds USA Today 8/3/2014

“Nothing could be further from the truth. I mean, we wouldn’t do that.” That was CIA Director John Brennan’s answer in March when Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., charged the CIA with breaking into computers used by […]

Sharyl Attkisson resigns from CBS, partly due to 'liberal bias'

Allahpundit Hot Air 3/10/2014

First Liz Wahl quits RT over Crimea, now this. It’s been a bad week for state TV…

…Attkisson, who has been with CBS News for two decades, had grown frustrated with what she saw as the network’s liberal bias, an outsized influence by the network’s corporate partners and a lack of […]

State Dept. whistleblower has email hacked, deleted

S.A. Miller The New York Post 12/30/2013

The personal e-mail account of a State Department whis­tle­­blower was hacked, and four years worth of messages — some detailing alleged wrongdoing at the agency — were deleted, The Post has learned.

The computer attack targeted the Gmail account of Diplomatic Security Service criminal investigator Richard Higbie, his […]

NSA masqueraded as Google to spy on web users – report

RT 9/13/2013

The NSA used ‘man in the middle’ hack attacks to impersonate Google and fool web users, leaks have revealed. The technique circumvents encryption by redirecting users to a copycat site which relays all the data entered to NSA data banks.

Brazilian television network Globo News released a report based on classified data divulged […]