Category Exploitation

Google, Amazon, Microsoft Reportedly Paid AdBlock Plus To Unblock – Slashdot

Eyeo GmbH, the German startup behind Adblock Plus, said it did not wish to comment. So far more than 300 million users have downloaded its software, it said. The add-on is free to download, with Eyeo generating revenue through its “whitelisting” programme. Companies can request their ads to be unblocked as long as they comply […]

Japan condemns apparent IS execution, demands release of remaining hostage – International – World – Ahram Online

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga condemned what he said was “a video showing what appears to be a murdered Japanese, Mr. Haruna Yukawa, as well as Mr. Kenji Goto.” Relevant government ministers would meet to discuss the situation as the government gathers information, Suga told reporters, declining to take questions. Reuters could not independently verify […]

NSA secretly uses scapegoats, data mules and innocent victims’ PCs for botnets | Computerworld

As for digital war strategy phases, surveillance is apparently so common that the NSA doesn’t even rank it above “Phase 0.” After Phase 0 detects vulnerabilities, “stealthy implants” are used to infiltrate enemy systems and allow for “Phase Three” or “permanent access.” We previously looked at the NSA’s ANT catalog, which contains exploits the NSA […]

Cops Say ‘It’s Not Fair’ They Were Forced To Resign After Being Busted For Sexual Abuse of a Minor

The Chief pointed us to a statement released from attorney Blaise Rogers of Gullbert, Box & Worby, LLC, who said he represents Bonynge. It said that the victim was “slightly under the age of 17.” In other words, she was 16. But Steven Bonynge later seemed to want to distance himself from the case, saying, […]

SPLC goes to trial in first phase of one of largest human trafficking cases in U.S. history | Southern Poverty Law Center

Opening arguments begin today in a federal lawsuit brought by the SPLC on behalf of guest workers from India who were lured to a Mississippi shipyard by false promises of permanent U.S. residency only to find themselves forced into servitude and living under guard in an overcrowded, unsanitary labor camp. The New Orleans trial is […]

Dozens Arrested in France for Verbally Supporting Terrorism | News | teleSUR

Dieudonne was arrested Wednesday after he posted on his Facebook page, “Tonight, as far as I’m concerned, I feel like Charlie Coulibaly,” after he returned from last Sunday’s unity march against extremism in Paris. The phrase mixes the popular slogan “Je suis Charlie” used by people who have condemned the attacks against the satirical magazine […]

​ISIS releases video of boy brutally executing 2 hostages — RT News

The video, posted online Tuesday, shows two men being interrogated, presumably by Islamic militants. The questioning is taking place in Russian, with English subtitles. Both prisoners allege having ties to the FSB on camera.The video then cuts to show the men kneeling in a field, with an armed boy and a bearded man standing behind […]

URGENT CALL FOR SUPPORT: Punishment for Failure to Submit to First Nations Financial Transparency Act? | Coop média de Montréal

Needed: Flour, baking powder, vegetable oil, rice, tomato soup, canned whole tomatoes, salt, pepper, cereals, eggs, porridge, macaroni, pasta, pasta sauce, white bread, chicken and beef broth, white beans, canned beans, margarine, potatoes (at least 200 pounds), pancake mix, syrup, dried peas, mac and cheese. Any other canned goods and dry goods that are common […]

BBC News – CIA interrogation report: Just what did the UK know?

By a strange coincidence, his case is likely to be heard jointly with that of Abdul Hakin Belhaj, when the government defends its position in the UK Supreme Court early in 2015. He is a Libyan Islamist who was rendered from Thailand, with the assistance of MI6, in March 2004 – a few days before […]

Canada’s First Nations are paying a high price for our dirty tar sands fix

The migrating birds died, as have many thousands of others before them. The Alberta Energy Regulator reported 122 deaths last week, a total that made headlines across Canada—not because it was particularly shocking, but because it’s a reminder that despite years of concern and millions of dollars in fines, the tar sands mining companies are […]

‘Establishment child abuse’ dossier has vanished, official review concludes – Politics – News – London Evening Standard

But the Standard understands it has been unable to uncover crucial missing files including the dossier handed to the Home Office by former Tory MP Geoffrey Dickens. The documents are believed to contain the names of MPs and police officers who were suspected of being child abusers.A Whitehall review last year found no evidence that […]

John Lydon: ‘BBC bosses silenced me over Jimmy Savile’ | Showbiz | News | Daily Express

He tells publication The Times Magazine, “I was telling it like it is! On and off, the BBC found reasons not to play my records and, on and off, they found reasons not to listen to me at all.”Savile, a BBC Radio stalwart and popular TV presenter, was unmasked as a sex offender following his […]

Probe of FBI agent leads to release of convicted drug dealers from prison – The Washington Post

In addition, several suspects awaiting trial on drug charges and a man convicted but not yet sentenced have also been freed. Officials said more cases­ that could involve the agent are under scrutiny, including one involving 21 defendants.None of the suspects or felons have had their charges dropped or convictions overturned. Most are on home […]

US Police Corrupted By Mexico’s Cartels Along Border

“This is the border, everyone here knows someone who sells,” he said, while in his garden at his house in Pharr, a small city of 70,000 people, close to McAllen.A few minutes after he made the call, the drug dealer parked his car in front of a store. As soon as he opened the trunk, […]

Facebook demands DEA stop using fake profiles in investigations — RT USA

Facebook has written a letter to the US Drug Enforcement Administration, demanding it stop operating fake profile pages and cease all agency activities on the social network that involve impersonation of others during ongoing DEA investigations.“Requiring people to use their real identities on Facebook is the primary mechanism we have to protect millions of people […]

Cyber criminals post nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, others – BNO News

Hundreds of photos and several videos emerged on Sunday morning and later in the day when they were posted by an unidentified person to imageboard website 4chan. The stolen images quickly spread on social networking websites such as Twitter and Facebook when several of the victims confirmed the photos were authentic.“So 2 to 3 days […]

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