Latest leaks - the big brother is watching

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  1. Petrozza

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    Wikileaks Unveils 'Vault 7': "The Largest Ever Publication Of Confidential CIA Documents"; Another Snowden Emerges

    Some of the highlights:

    • “Weeping Angel”, developed by the CIA's Embedded Devices Branch (EDB), which infests smart TVs, transforming them into covert microphones. After infestation, Weeping Angel places the target TV in a 'Fake-Off' mode, so that the owner falsely believes the TV is off when it is on. In 'Fake-Off' mode the TV operates as a bug, recording conversations in the room and sending them over the Internet to a covert CIA server.
    • "Year Zero" introduces the scope and direction of the CIA's global covert hacking program, its malware arsenal and dozens of "zero day" weaponized exploits against a wide range of U.S. and European company products, include Apple's iPhone, Google's Android and Microsoft's Windows and even Samsung TVs, which are turned into covert microphones.
    • As of October 2014 the CIA was also looking at infecting the vehicle control systems used by modern cars and trucks. The purpose of such control is not specified, but it would permit the CIA to engage in nearly undetectable assassinations.
     
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  2. Dierking

    Dierking Well-Known Member

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    And I thought it was creepy when Calvin Pace was watching me masturbate.
     
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  3. Greenday4537

    Greenday4537 Well-Known Member

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    None of this is shocking tbh.
     
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  4. Ralebird

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    You understand, of course, that if the television does not contain a microphone for voice commands, none of the above applies, right?
     
  5. Petrozza

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    The above also includes smartphones, all of which contain microphones as far as I know :)
     
  6. JetsHuskers fan

    JetsHuskers fan Well-Known Member

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    It would not shock me if the CIA and the rest of the Deep Govt were to try and to take out Trump before the end of his first term. The CIA did this with JFK and they tried to and failed with Reagan.
     
  7. abyzmul

    abyzmul R.J. MacReady

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    She deserved to be raped, look at the clothes she was wearing.
     
  8. HomeoftheJets

    HomeoftheJets Well-Known Member

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    I'm not saying one way or the other because I have no idea, but how do we know WikiLeaks isn't making things up?
     
  9. JetsHuskers fan

    JetsHuskers fan Well-Known Member

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    that king of the cucks, John McCain being pissed about this is all the proof that I need to know that they are not making this up.
     
  10. Br4d

    Br4d 2009 Green Guy "Most Knowledgeable" Award

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    What's most likely to be happening is that Wikileaks has a trove of documents which they and others then alter in minor ways to skew the meaning and intent of the document. It's not like the govt is going to confirm or deny anything anyway so twisting things just a bit further is what they're probably doing.

    I believe about half the stuff that gets released at face value and the rest can be true but also altered in ways to make it look worse than it actually is.

    Nothing in Petro's OP looks like it was "enhanced" but you never know.

    Just wanted to add: Wikileaks thinks that all the stuff it has is from US Govt sources but what if they're getting scammed here and there with sources actually dumping stuff on them that is pure agitprop from an adversary?
     
  11. Ralebird

    Ralebird Well-Known Member

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    So do radio stations and high school gyms but I was responding to your highlighted areas. If anyone out there needs the CIA to tell them their phone may not be secure they shouldn't have one.
     
  12. Ralebird

    Ralebird Well-Known Member

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    It is my understanding that within your "Deep Govt" (sic) an agency is tracking your use of ranch dressing and is just waiting for the word to confiscate stores of it worldwide - the powdered shit included.
     
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  13. Cman60

    Cman60 The Dark Admin

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    Would be nice if the CIA/DARPA developed the tech to take control mid-flight over ballistic missiles. I'm pretty sure we have tech we haven't made public and have no intention of doing so except as a last resort.

    Since Wikileaks has it in for the US, I think its time to return the favor and put them out of business. Permanently..
     
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  14. Petrozza

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    :) :) Please find one instance when WikiLeaks was proven to be wrong.
     
  15. Petrozza

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    Apparently I missed when they started connecting microphones in high school gyms to the internet but whatever....

    Pretty much all latest Samsung smart TVs come with voice control these days.
     
  16. NYJetsO12

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    Holy Boris and Natasha Batman!!!!


    Its Spy vs Spy vs Spy!...sheesh

    Its time for Mr Peabody and Sherman to investigate pronto:eek:
     
  17. NYJetsO12

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    Its all North Koreas fault...grrrr

    First the missiles then this
     
  18. Greenday4537

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    You mean attack Russia?
     
  19. HomeoftheJets

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    The burden of proof is on the one making the claims, i.e. WikiLeaks, not the one asking whether they're valid.
     
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