Five Companies Win CIA Cloud Contract

Five companies have been awarded a multibillion-dollar cloud computing contract by the Central Intelligence Agency.

CIA Opens Door For Amazon Rivals to Bid On Cloud Contracts

Bloomberg is reporting that the CIA is “planning to hire multiple companies for lucrative cloud computing deals,” a move that will likely hurt Amazon. Amazon was the first company to gain the coveted Impact Level 6 security certification, allowing it…

Microsoft Acquires Pentagon Certification, Closes Gap With Amazon

According to the Washington Post, Microsoft has achieved Impact Level 6, the Pentagon’s highest IT security certification. Prior to December 12, Amazon was the only company to have achieved Impact Level 6. The certification allows a company to store classified…

Vladimir Putin Still Using (Long) Unsupported Windows XP

One would expect a former KGB officer to use the latest and greatest when it comes to computer security. Evidently, Vladimir Putin disagrees, as he is still relying on Windows XP, according to The Guardian. According to the story, “Putin,…

Russian Gov Hackers Were Stealing Info From Dems For Over A Year

The Washington Post is reporting that Russian government hackers penetrated DNC computers over a year ago and have everything including all email and chat traffic. According to Washington Post sources their main purpose was to steal opposition research about Donald…

Popular Songs The CIA Used To Torture Detainees

One of the most potent ways of torture is without touch: first, confine the detainee in a windowless 6 x 9 ft. solitary cell, shackle them to the wall, leave a bucket for defecating and urination, and blast the Sesame…

Andrea Tantaros On CIA Torture: ‘America is Awesome’

Responding to a declassified CIA torture report concerning post-9/11 detainees, which included mentions of extreme waterboarding and “rectal feeding,” conservative political analyst and commentator Andrea Tantaros declared that “America is awesome.” The Senate Intelligence Committee poured $50 million into an…

CIA Joins Twitter to Do Throwback Thursday

The Central Intelligence Agency, apparently bored out of their collective f*cking minds, has decided to ‘go social.’ This popped up a couple of hours ago: We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet. — CIA (@CIA)…

‘Doctor Zhivago’ Used by CIA as Propaganda Tool, Book Reveals

The CIA praised Boris Pasternak’s novel, Doctor Zhivago, not necessarily because of its literary merits, but because the agency saw it as a propaganda tool during the Cold War, the Washington Post reported Saturday. The U.S. intelligence agency viewed Pasternak’s novel as a…

Edward Snowden Appears At SXSW; Calls For Better Online Security Measures

In a rare public appearance, fugitive and National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden addressed the audience of the SXSW conference regarding Internet privacy and surveillance. The conference, which was held on Monday in Austin, Texas, put the controversial U.S. intelligence…

Edward Snowden Elected Rector At University Of Glasgow

Edward Snowden, who made headlines last year for revealing details about U.S. phone and Internet surveillance, is now the student rector at UK’s Glasgow University. The post is a symbolic one, and is decided by a student election. As rector,…

Edward Snowden: NSA Memo Confirms He Stole Co-Worker’s Password

According to a memo issued by the National Security Agency to members of Congress, former contractor Edward Snowden may have resorted to stealing his coworkers’ login credentials in order to gain entry to the agency’s highly classified database.  Snowden has…

Robert Levinson Revealed To Be CIA Agent

In 2007, Robert Levinson went to Kish Island, an Iranian resort, where he was said to have been kidnapped. His family has pleaded for nearly six years for the United States government to save his life and bring him home.…

Doomsday Cache of Classified Data Raises Fears

Intelligence forces from the United States and the United Kingdom are concerned over what is being called a “doomsday cache” relating to a data cloud of highly sensitive, encrypted, and classified information under the control of former NSA contractor, Edward…

Osama bin Laden Raid: New Details Leaked

While President Barack Obama’s administration prepares to annually declassify the number of people and businesses covered by National Security Agency surveillance, the Washington Post this week divulged details on NSA targeting that helped exterminate al-Qa’ida head honcho Osama bin Laden.…

Area 51: CIA Releases Spy Plane Papers; LA Reporter Finds More?

It’s right out of an “X-Files” episode. But is it true? A government agency declassifies information they’ve been sitting on for years. The revelation sparks further controversy. A reporter writes a book about it. It seems the real controversy is…

‘Benghazi Bombshell’: CNN Alleges CIA is Intimidating Operatives to Keep Quiet on Benghazi

CNN is alleging that the CIA is acting in an “unprecedented attempt to keep Benghazi secrets from ever leaking out.” Apparently, CIA agents have been frequently polygraphed in relation to the Benghazi disaster and repeatedly questioned about the possibility of…

CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell Retires After 33 Years at the Agency

After 33 years of service and 3 years at his current title, CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell has decided to step down. The retirement will be official on August 9th. Morell says that it is now time for him to…

Kim Dotcom Was Subject To Illegal Surveillance From New Zealand’s CIA

It’s been relatively quiet on the Megaupload front for the past few weeks. The last major event saw Kim Dotcom winning $4.83 million in his bid to have funds released to him. For now, he’s still fighting to have the…

Israel, U.S. Team Up To Create Flame Computer Virus

Back in the mid-2000’s The need to start to keep Iran’s nuclear goals in check was obvious. So the United States, led by George Bush, and Israel started to develop a massive piece of malware that secretly mapped and monitored…