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Revealed: NSA has hacked into
100,000 computers around the
world some of which are NOT
CONNECTED to the internet

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 1/15/2014 4:50:11 AM

The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world--but not in the United States--that allows the U.S. to conduct surveillance on those machines, The New York Times reported Tuesday. The Times cited NSA documents, computer experts and U.S. officials in its report about the use of secret technology using radio waves to gain access to computers that other countries have tried to protect from spying or cyberattacks. The agency has planted most of the software through getting access to computer networks, but has also used a secret technology that allows it entry even to computers

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/15/2014 5:20:28 AM     (No. 9692515)

When the arse press says not a single computer in the U.S. has implanted software, I have to laugh. Does the arse press think we´re stupid?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: sanchin, 1/15/2014 5:50:47 AM     (No. 9692528)

We are rapidly destroying US´ technology sector. Which each of these reports, fewer and fewer foreign companies will want to buy American products with computer technology out of fear of being spied on.

We are destroying ourselves quite nicely and just more evidence as to why we are no longer in the top 10 list of Free Countries.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Bohallx, 1/15/2014 5:52:00 AM     (No. 9692530)

Again, a high tech claim ~ mystery radio waves zip zapping computer chips where there isn´t even a plug in the back!

WOW.

Sounds almost schizo, eh ~ strange voices from above, or maybe someone has fantasized about how this really works.

I use devices that do this every day ~ that way I don´t need to string coax or Cat 5 wire all over the house.

WIFI, gimme some room!

I think we are talking about HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF computers that come with the physical and software capability built in ~ and then there are maybe a billion cellphones on top of that!

This is all a really great idea, but if you don´t like the possibility of somebody engaging in surreptitious entry you have a choice ~ they still sell mechanical watches ~ wind ´em up ~ no fear of somebody tapping that!



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Reply 4 - Posted by: joe btfsplk, 1/15/2014 7:31:07 AM     (No. 9692602)

For confidential messages, we are rapidly returning to messenger delivered parcels with a hot wax seal. That´s how Osama hid out for so long. You do know that GM´s On-Star system communicates with drones, don´t you?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Mai Bad, 1/15/2014 7:37:42 AM     (No. 9692610)

Yo....Yo...If this radio wave thing is true, whoever put this out, or CONFIRMED it is true, have done irreparable harm to NSA´s ability to collect info. The person(s)need to be wacked. Call Mitch Rapp.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rinktum, 1/15/2014 7:51:41 AM     (No. 9692621)

The government is putting everything in place so it can monitor you every place you go unless it is on foot electronics free and then they are still capable of "seeing" you. There is coming a day they will use this. It won´t be to monitor the bad guys either. Think worse case scenario, there will be no place you can hide that the government can´t find you. Frightening to think that our fellow citizens would be a party to this, but they will. All it takes is the mindset of a Lois Lerner and her cohorts.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Time4AR2, 1/15/2014 8:17:05 AM     (No. 9692649)

Revelation 13:18

This calls for wisdom: let anyone with understanding calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a person. Its number is six hundred sixty-six.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: planetgeo, 1/15/2014 8:30:40 AM     (No. 9692674)

I find it incomprehensibly shocking that after the extent of the surveillance has now been revealed nothing is being done about it. Nothing. Not Congress. Not the Supreme Court. Nobody.

America has become 1984 and nobody in any position of power seems to be concerned enough to do a darn thing about it. So it goes on and on, with ever increasing sophistication and intrusiveness. I feel like I´m in a herd of cattle who are placidly chewing without looking up to see they are headed for the slaughterhouse.

Egad, people, wake up! Resist. We are now in a police state!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Felixcat, 1/15/2014 8:31:05 AM     (No. 9692676)

Let´s see: Al Qaeda and its off shoots are spreading throughout Africa and the Middle East. But the NSA monitors OUR emails, etc. This isn´t about fighting terror - it´s about controlling the US population.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: lifelonghuman, 1/15/2014 8:34:48 AM     (No. 9692681)



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Reply 11 - Posted by: ruready?, 1/15/2014 9:12:25 AM     (No. 9692732)

We just need to arrest Snowden. That will stop all of this madness.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: toddh, 1/15/2014 9:36:36 AM     (No. 9692753)

Again, this requires physical access to the computers so that a bug can be installed. There is absolutely no good reason for this program to have been exposed. Shame on Snowden and his imbecile supporters.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 1/15/2014 9:36:56 AM     (No. 9692754)

#2, most "American" products are Chinese, so I´m not sure what your point is.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: pensom2, 1/15/2014 9:38:50 AM     (No. 9692758)

"Not a single computer in the U.S. has implanted software . . ."

Isn´t Justice Roberts´ laptop in the U.S.?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Poliskeptic, 1/15/2014 9:43:16 AM     (No. 9692765)

When I mention these invasive tactics to people, many reply "I have nothing to hide" or similar. Even conservatives. I have nothing to hide either....at least I don´t think so....but I deplore the idea of the government or Google or Facebook, or, or, or being able to track our every move and read our thoughts. We´re like sheep getting ready for slaughter.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: jackburton, 1/15/2014 10:24:38 AM     (No. 9692828)

Is this technology given to the NSA by the tall, white aliens that Snowden has been talking about?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/15/2014 10:32:26 AM     (No. 9692838)

Having worked in the secure world, I´m firmly convinced that the NSA and other agencies of the Federal Govt. are NOT doing this on their own initiative.

They ARE being forced to do this by corrupt Politicians...does the FBI files in the White House (Hitlery had her stink all over that one), the IRS going after people (Nixon, and I´m sure every President since then (no matter party) had a hand in that.

Also remember J Edgar Hoover at the FBI accumulated records on everyone in DC just to keep them at bay...

Obama has obviously had a hand in this given his proclivity to be a dicator by nature...

Our freedom´s have been hacked and are going away at an ever increasing rate.

Get a clue folks, while we sleep these scum are taking away our country!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 1/15/2014 10:47:55 AM     (No. 9692870)

These revelations have got to make the politicians nervous.
It must have been the way they got to Patraeus´s little fling.
J. Edgar Hoover must be smiling up there.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Democracy First, 1/15/2014 11:01:44 AM     (No. 9692900)

Poster 12, if that were true, explain how viruses get. Into your computer??? NSA bugs are simply a type of virus. They dont need physical access to computers...it is all done electronically. Things we never thought possible 30 years ago are now normal....mobile phones, anyone??? All of the technology came from the military and spy agencies. Let us not be naïve. Snowdon has done us all a favor. USA has no business spying on its own citizens and allies.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Flagstone, 1/15/2014 11:15:44 AM     (No. 9692939)

There is a "security expert" that started making these claims a year ago. You can look up all the details but essentially this expert looks for worms, root kits, etc and noticed a very "quiet" payload. No matter how many times he reloaded his test machine he found it would hop from his network connected PC to non connected. He theorized either transmission via AC power (would likely get filtered out) or audio. He disable mic and speakers and poof no more transmission.
Long story short - people thought he was crazy.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: bohallx, 1/15/2014 1:05:11 PM     (No. 9693143)

For pete´s sake my ANDROID cellphone has a radio burned into the chip!

You know the frequency, you can talk to me, or send me messages, or read my directory of names, or play Angry Birds!

It, in turn, has another radio that will connect me with any WiFi in any restaurant or gas station in America.

Did somebody tell you that RADIO couldn´t easily/readily connect to computer chips?

Just keep up with the technology and you won´t be as surprised next time some other fantastic revelation is made.

Now, for the big one ~ SPACE RADAR can see 30 miles in Earth´s Crust ~ SEE: Geology magazine ~ article on the Juan de Fuca tectonic plate. 30 miles!

They can see INSIDE your guts with radar ~ NOTHING IS HIDDEN and hasn´t been for some time.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 1/15/2014 1:49:59 PM     (No. 9693213)

#15 - My answer to the "I have nothing to hide" response.

You have nothing to hide, now. But what about the future should you decide to run for the local school board, city council, a state legislative seat, or congress? What if you own a business and are fighting unionization? If you´re not of the collective thinking your past will be twisted based on a phrase in an email, a tweet, or a phone call. Your life will be turned against you.

For those with no political leaning or own a business, for those just regular Joes: What will happen when following the tenants of your religion is deemed illegal? What will happen when your property is targeted and you are not deemed needy enough to own it?
When the communists want to take you out they will have all of your records to twist against you, or just "change" your records to get the "evidence" they need to take you down.


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Reply 23 - Posted by: Bohallx, 1/15/2014 2:04:44 PM     (No. 9693236)

#22 ~ you are never alone. Your Huguenot forebears secured the privilege you need to fight back.

It´s up to you to exercise it!

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Reply 24 - Posted by: BreakRight, 1/15/2014 2:14:55 PM     (No. 9693243)

Since our computers are built in China, my guess is they have a huge advantage on spying.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Japanorama, 1/15/2014 3:10:41 PM     (No. 9693315)

Did it ever occur to anyone that skepticism might be warranted. He could be lying. He´s already demonstrated himself to be a traitor.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Bla Bla, 1/15/2014 4:27:40 PM     (No. 9693409)

If we don´t want Snowden to compromise our security & inform our enemies of our intel abilities -- why in heaven´s name are we doing that work for him & broadcasting these abilities in headlines in the Associated Press worldwide?????

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Reply 27 - Posted by: poster, 1/15/2014 5:38:53 PM     (No. 9693494)

Here´s the Der Speigel article mentioned in the AP story.
http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/catalog-reveals-nsa-has-back-doors-for-numerous-devices-a-940994.html

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 1/15/2014 7:46:45 PM     (No. 9693645)

Ok, so what´s the NSA´s real objective here? what is this NSA looking for? Just simply to see what we are saying about Obie on L.com? Or, a really big terrorist attack is developing and searching for the home-grown troublemakers (don´t rule out elected officials up to Obie´s level)?

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 1/15/2014 11:20:23 PM     (No. 9693862)

18- You must have meant "down there". . . right?

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that a family of dissident ranchers and their supporters in his home state of Nevada are ´domestic terrorists,´ citing this week´s standoff with the federal government´s Bureau of Land Management. Cliven Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees for land where his hundreds of cattle roam every day. The land is owned by the federal government, which says he owes more than $1 million. Bundy, however, insists that since his family has been using the land since the 1870s, Uncle Sam can´t collect the grazing fees. A tense standoff developed this week after

Pelosi assists in Holy Week
foot-washing ritual

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San Francisco Chronicle, by Staff    Original Article
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To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Pelosi also used the occasion to talk about passing HR15 - bipartisan immigration legislation that her office says would "reduce the deficit by nearly $1 trillion, secure our borders, unite our families, protect our workers and provide an earned pathway to citizenship." The Democratic leader´s ceremony coincides with Pope Francis´ similar ceremony in Rome to mark Holy Week.

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan,
Angers GOP Colleagues
but Wins Fans Elsewhere

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Wall Street Journal, by Monica Langley    Original Article
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WASHINGTON--Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators--Republican or Democrat--amiably chatting or huddled in their seats. Mr. Cruz finds himself standing alone a lot these days. His response to the cold shoulders: "The establishment despised Ronald Reagan" before he became president, "but the people loved him." For the 43-year-old Republican, the Reagan name illuminates his political life´s

Deadbeat on the Range
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New York Times, by Timothy Eagan    Original Article
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Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn’t paid his rent in 20 years. He refuses to recognize his landlord, the National Park Service, as a legitimate authority. Every court has ruled against him, and fines have piled up. What’s more, the effluents from his food cart are having a detrimental effect on the spring grass in the capital. Would an armed posse come to his defense, aiming their guns at the park police? Would the lawbreaker get prime airtime on Fox News, breathless updates in the Drudge Report, a sympathetic ear from Tea Party Republicans?

Ann Coulter takes up ‘Mitt
Romney for President’ chant again

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
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Conservative columnist Ann Coulter — who used her talk show platform in the last presidential election cycle to campaign hard for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — has taken up the mantra once again, calling on Republicans to give the failed White House bidder another shot in 2016. She made the suggestion during a discussion on Sean Hannity’s radio show while speaking of her new book, “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican.” Ms. Coulter also addressed the question of Mr. Romney’s shortcomings by saying that his 2012 loss wasn’t entirely his fault. “I think too much blame, not only in this


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