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More from Vault 7: Proof CIA Disguises Their Hacks As Russian, Chinese, Arabic…

  (CitizensOutpost) Wikileaks has released another data dump of digital treasure named ‘Marble’ which reveals how the CIA is able to use hacking tactics to leave behind red herrings, attributing viruses and malware to foreign agents: RELEASE: CIA Vault 7 part 3 "Marble" https://t.co/M5NBFlXRu4 #Vault7 pic.twitter.com/HFyEf26FHK — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) March 31, 2017 This revelation will cast doubt […]

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Vault 7: CIA Bugs ‘Factory Fresh’ iPhones

(CitizensOutpost) Wikileaks has released another revelation from Vault7, this one dubbed “Dark Matter” which claims that the CIA has been bugging “factory fresh” iPhones since at least 2008: RELEASE: CIA #Vault7 "Dark Matter" https://t.co/pgnfeODXVB pic.twitter.com/vkI16f3vMD — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) March 23, 2017 A description of the documents reads: Today, March 23rd 2017, WikiLeaks releases Vault 7 “Dark […]

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WikiLeaks to provide tech firms access to CIA hacking tools in order to create security fixes

(CitizensOutpost) WikiLeaks announced Thursday they have more details about how the CIA has been hacking individual and company infrastructure which will provide the tools necessary for tech companies to fight back against this 1984-esque Orwellian surveillance state we live in. The conference was held at the Embassy of Ecuador in London because Assange has still […]

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Facebook begins flagging ‘disputed’ (fake) news

  (CitizensOutpost) Facebook has started its effort in flagging articles as fake news. In its own words, Facebook calls it: “disputed” news. This is essentially a warning label that gets slapped on select articles that they deem has no factual basis.  Although it is not entirely clear the algorithm or method for detecting the so called “disputed” news, there have […]

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5 new brain disorders that were born out of the digital age

(theweek.com) It’s hard to remember what life was like before we had the internet at our fingertips, smartphones in our pockets, and a laptop on every desk. Today, our brains are racing to adapt to the digital age. Cognitive neuroscientists say all that time we now spend in front of screens has changed the way […]

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Minimum Wage Massacre: Wendy’s Unleashes 1,000 Robots To Counter Higher Labor Costs | Zero Hedge

(Zero Hedge) In yet another awkwardly rational response to government intervention in deciding what’s “fair”, the blowback from minimum wage demanding fast food workers has struck again. Wendy’s plans to install self-ordering kiosks in 1,000 of its stores – 16% of its locations nationwide. “Last year was tough — 5 percent wage inflation,” said Bob […]

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Amazon’s web servers are down and it’s causing trouble across the internet – The Verge

(The Verge) Amazon’s web hosting services are among the most widely used out there, which means that when Amazon’s servers goes down, a lot of things go down with it. That appears to be happening today, with Amazon reporting “high error rates” in one region of its S3 web services, and number of services going […]