Tag Archives: Wikileaks

A spy chief warns us about our TVs, but neglects the embarrassing bits

Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) chief Ciaran Martin has warned consumers they should be wary of smart devices in the home. Such as the TV. That’s because they can be hacked. But Martin forgets to point out several vital … Continue reading

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Evidence that Michael Hastings, killed in mysterious car crash, ‘knew’ elements of CIA’s ‘Vault 7’ ops

There is growing evidence that, prior to his tragic death in June 2013, award-winning investigative journalist Michael Hastings had been looking into material that formed part of what WikiLeaks would eventually publish as the CIA ‘Vault 7’ documents. Other evidence indicates … Continue reading

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Extreme hacking by CIA (and NSA/GHCQ) requires ‘extreme’ solutions, such as these

The first release of ‘Vault 7’ documents by WikiLeaks and previous releases by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden confirm how ultimate responsibility for the proliferation of cyber crime (like hacking) may well lie with America’s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and other intelligence … Continue reading

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Chelsea Manning will finally be set free, but she should never have been locked up in the first place

Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning’s aunt once said of her that she needed a miracle to get her out of prison. Now that ‘miracle’ has happened. US President Barack Obama has commuted Manning’s 35 year military prison sentence. The US military … Continue reading

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The companies that know your every move, and the journalist jailed for exposing them [VIDEO]

  To offer cyber protection, we need to understand cyber intrusion (i.e. hacking). And US journalist Barrett Brown was researching the companies that practise both. Until, that is, he was sent to jail. On 6 March 2012, Brown’s home was raided … Continue reading

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Huge internet attack to protect Wikileaks could have been far bigger, and it could happen again

    On 21 October 2016, major sites across the internet were disabled as a result of a massive DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack by unknown actors. By the end of the day, some extraordinary statements appeared on Twitter. … Continue reading

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An extraordinary plot against Julian Assange is foiled – new evidence comes to light

This is the extraordinary story of a sting operation that could have been lifted from the script of a ‘Spooks’ episode. It involves WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the US, Russia, and even allegations of paedophilia. The conspiracy to entrap Assange, … Continue reading

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