Monthly Archives: March 2017

FRANCE — DGSE: ‘Kremlin Hackers trying to distort the presidential campaign’ [UPDATE March 22 2017]

“Russia is using all of its means to influence public opinion. It is not the same ideology as in the time of the USSR, [but] it is sometimes the same methods, with more technology. Russia has a strategy of influence, … Continue reading

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Trump’s ‘utterly ridiculous’ spy story rings a bell

“Recent allegations made by media commentator Judge Andrew Napolitano about GCHQ being asked to conduct ‘wiretapping’ against the then president-elect are nonsense. They are utterly ridiculous and should be ignored.” GCHQ spokesman GCHQ — Britain’s communications intelligence agency — has issued … Continue reading

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GERMANY — BND: “Gulen not behind Turkey coup attempt”

“Turkey has tried to convince us of that at every level but so far it has not succeeded.” BND head Bruno Kahl President Erdogan has accused U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen to be the mastermind of last summer’s failed coup in Turkey. But, … Continue reading

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NSA Rick Ledgett: ‘Claim that GCHQ carried out surveillance on Donald Trump during the election campaign is arrant nonsense’

“Cyber war is going to look very different – you are going to see massive failures of key infrastructure systems in the countries that are being targeted in a way we have not seen yet.” Richard Ledgett — Deputy Director … Continue reading

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FRANCE — DGSE: ‘Kremlin Hackers trying to distort the presidential campaign’

“Russia is using all of its means to influence public opinion. It is not the same ideology as in the time of the USSR, [but] it is sometimes the same methods, with more technology. Russia has a strategy of influence, … Continue reading

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UK: GCHQ denies wiretapping Donald Trump

“Recent allegations made by media commentator Judge Andrew Napolitano about GCHQ being asked to conduct ‘wiretapping’ against the then president-elect are nonsense. They are utterly ridiculous and should be ignored.” GCHQ spokesman GCHQ — Britain’s communications intelligence agency — has issued … Continue reading

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Former CIA Boss Michael Hayden’s theory about VAULT 7 – WikiLeaks doesn’t hold water. Unless…

“And I don’t mean to judge them at all, but this group of millennials and related groups simply have different understandings of the words loyalty, secrecy, and transparency than certainly my generation did.” Former CIA Boss Michael Hayden Former CIA Boss … Continue reading

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FBI charges FSB spy jailed in Moscow on charges of ‘High Treason’

“The department of justice is continuing to send a powerful message that we will not allow individuals, groups, nation-states, or a combination of them to compromise the privacy of our citizens, the economic interests of our companies or the security … Continue reading

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Former CIA Boss Michael Hayden: ‘Millennials don’t understand loyalty and secrecy’

“CNN’s having Hayden preach on Loyalty!  Tune in next week for Bill Clinton on chastity!  Hayden’s successor at NSA, Keith Alexander, went out and bought a pair of broad-cut jeans in a comic attempt to identify with millennials – but, alas, to … Continue reading

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UK: Prime Minister Theresa May appoints Sir Adrian Fulford as Investigatory Powers Commissioner

“I’m pleased to announce the appointment of Lord Justice Fulford as the first Investigatory Powers Commissioner. He brings a wealth of experience in the judiciary and expertise in matters of law which will be crucial to his vital role scrutinising … Continue reading

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