November 12, 2019

Peter Thiel: FBI, CIA should probe ‘Seemingly Treasonous’ Google

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From Newsmax Peter Thiel, one of President Donald Trump’s top Silicon Valley supporters and donors, took aim at Google and the tech industry over the companies’ focus on global markets while brushing aside U.S. interests. In a speech Sunday in Washington, the billionaire singled out Google for agreeing to work closely with China, trying to […]

The Pentagon and CIA have a secret missile that shreds targets with giant flying knives

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By Taylor Hatmaker From TechCrunch A report by The Wall Street Journal last week revealed a secretive U.S. military weapon designed explicitly to reduce civilian casualties in targeted strikes. Unlike a traditional Hellfire missile dispatched from an aerial drone, the missile variant packs no payload, no explosive. The catch? It drops 100 pounds of metal on a […]

CIA claims Huawei is funded by Chinese state security

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By Jon Fingas From engadget Huawei rejects the allegations. The US has rattled its saber more than once trying to deter countries from using Huawei technology, but it hasn’t publicly disclosed much of what it’s worried about. You might have a better insight after today, though. A source speaking to The Times claims that the CIA has told UK intelligence […]

Russia is testing a new drone similar to the CIA’s stealthy RQ-170, and wants to turn it into a sixth-generation fighter

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By DANIEL BROWN From Business Insider Russia says that it will turn its new Okhotnik drone, which is about to make its maiden flight, into a sixth-generation aircraft. Popular Mechanics also published a supposed picture above of the Okhotnik, which was posted on a Russian aviation forum called paralay.iboards.ru. Still, it’s unclear exactly what the […]

Exclusive Hollywood blockbuster premieres this July on HBO

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A new film debuts every Saturday at 9pm AST* in the Caribbean. MIAMI, FL., June 20, 2018 – Thrill and suspense take over HBO this July with the premiere of four thrillers that will keep audiences on edge. This month’s premieres include BLADE RUNNER 2049, DUNKIRK, ATOMIC BLONDE and AMERICAN MADE. One new film premieres […]

Trump replacing Secretary Of State Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo

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By PHILIP EWING, SCOTT HORSLEY From npr President Trump announced Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was fired on Tuesday morning in a tweet that followed a year of frequent tension between the two leaders. Trump said he is nominating CIA Director Mike Pompeo as Tillerson’s replacement, which requires confirmation by the Senate. Mike Pompeo, Director […]

Turkey’s Erdogan says the US conviction of a Turkish banker is a CIA and FBI ‘political coup attempt’

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By Ali Kucukgocmen, Reuters From Business Insider ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday condemned a U.S. sanctions-busting case against a Turkish bank executive as a “political coup attempt” and a joint effort by the CIA and FBI to undermine Ankara. A U.S. jury last week convicted the executive of Turkey’s majority state-owned Halkbank […]

A professor who has held top-secret clearance explains how the system of classified information works

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By Jeffrey Fields, The Conversation From Business Insider Before coming to academia, I worked for many years as an analyst at both the State Department and the Department of Defense. I held a top secret clearance, frequently worked with classified information and participated in classified meetings. Classified information is that which a government or agency […]

Everyone is talking about WikiLeaks’ massive CIA data dump — here’s what’s going on

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By Kif Leswing From Business Insider WikiLeaks on Tuesdaypublished a large cache of documents that it said are from the CIA that relate to its hacking tools. An intelligence sourceconfirmed to The Wall Street Journal some of the contents of the documents.The files seem explosive at first glance. Internal CIA files are rarely seen, and […]

How to tell if the CIA hacked your smart TV

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By Mike Wehner From BGR Earlier today, Wikileaks dropped a massive collection of CIA documents related to the group’s espionage efforts and the tools at its disposal. iOS and Android devices were high on the list of hackables, but also included was smart TVs — more specifically, Samsung smart TVs — which can be hacked […]