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Previously undisclosed NSA exploits leaked: ‘Not a drill,’ says Snowden

Previously undisclosed NSA exploits leaked: ‘Not a drill,’ says Snowden

Hundreds of megabytes worth of sophisticated hacking tools purportedly stolen from the National Security Agency became publicly available Friday, triggering security experts across the globe to sound alarms as the U.S. government’s weaponized software exploits seemingly entered the wild. The latest disclosure appears to have come courtesy of “The Shadow Brokers,” a mysterious entity that […]

Vladimir Putin tried to influence election

Vladimir Putin tried to influence election

The nation’s intelligence agencies – the CIA, the FBI, even the National Security Agency, have discovered that the Russians are doing naughty things. Heaven forfend! Thank heaven for the nation’s intelligence agencies. Someone should bank the fire and put out the cat. We can all sleep better tonight. The spooks and their fans in Congress […]

Yes, we were hacked

Yes, we were hacked

In spite of our best efforts, we were hacked, as regulars might have noticed. A so far indeterminate number of our postings were affected. We have intensified our security and also had a professional malware check run, which turned up no anomalies.  If you see any off-color verbiage and strange html language in postings, please […]

John Lewis says Trump is not a ‘legitimate’ president

John Lewis says Trump is not a ‘legitimate’ president

Democratic Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, a longtime civil rights figure, says he doesn’t consider Donald Trump a “legitimate” president because he believes Russia helped him to win the election. In an interview to air Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Mr. Lewis told host Chuck Todd that he will boycott Mr. Trump’s inauguration next […]

Hillary’s hacked emails and blackmail

Hillary’s hacked emails and blackmail

By Michael Cutler, 8-29-16  .   The ability to compromise can be a virtue when reasonable people of differing perspectives are able to set aside their differences and come to an agreement that, while not perfect, is fair and equitable and provides a common ground for all concerned.  This enables the participants in such a negotiation to […]

Nancy Pelosi, House Democrats leader, says she’s been flooded with ‘obscene’ calls since DCCC hack

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Saturday that she’s been slammed with “obscene and sick calls” after a hacker posted Democratic congressional lawmakers’ personal contact information online. The information was apparently stolen in a hack of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, which has personal contact and other information for all of the Democrats in the […]

Data breach of federal personnel data (4 million): Office of Personnel Management, Interior Department hacked

Data breach of federal personnel data (4 million): Office of Personnel Management, Interior Department hacked