Technology

JPMorgan, Four Other Banks Hit by Hackers: U.S. Official

Thursday, August 28, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Jordan Robertson and Michael Riley Bloomberg.com Aug 27, 2014 Computer hackers targeted JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and at least four other banks in a coordinated attack on major financial institutions this month, according to a U.S. official. The attack led to the theft of customer data that could be used to drain... »

Killer robots a small step away and must be outlawed, says top UN official

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

A senior UN official says battlefield robots that can kill without human control are a ‘small step’ away and should be banned By Ben Farmer TelegraphUK 27 Aug 2014 Killer robots programmed to open fire without human control are just a “small step” from the battlefield and military powers should agree to outlaw them,... »

FBI Said to Examine Whether Russia Tied to JPMorgan Hacking

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Michael Riley and Jordan Robertson Bloomberg.com Aug 27, 2014 Russian hackers attacked the U.S. financial system in mid-August, infiltrating and stealing data from JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and at least one other bank, an incident the FBI is investigating as a possible retaliation for government-sponsored sanctions, according to two people familiar with... »

California kill switch law seen going national

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

Manufacturers expected to make anti-theft technology default in all mobile phones By Rex Crum MarketWatch.com Aug 26, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — By signing in to a law a bill that requires anti-theft kill switches on smartphones, California Gov. Jerry Brown has set what will likely be a nationwide standard for wireless devices shipped... »

“Obese Intelligence”: The NSA Search Engine. “Over 850 Billion Records about Phone Calls, Emails, Cellphone Locations, and Internet Chats”

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

By Binoy Kampmark Global Research August 27, 2014 The Intercept was already getting the intelligence community excited with its revelations that the National Security Agency had decided to mimic inspector Google. Through creating a search engine in the manner of those pro-transparency pioneers, the intelligence community was turning the tables on the very idea... »

Meet ICREACH: The NSA’s Own Secret “Google”

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
By Paul Martin

by Ryan Gallagher ZeroHedge.com 08/26/2014 The National Security Agency is secretly providing data to nearly two dozen U.S. government agencies with a “Google-like” search engine built to share more than 850 billion records about phone calls, emails, cellphone locations, and internet chats, according to classified documents obtained by The Intercept. The documents provide the... »

CME Halt Electronic Gold and Silver Futures Trading Due to “Technical Glitch”

Monday, August 25, 2014
By Paul Martin

GoldCore GoldSeek.com Monday, 25 August 2014 Overnight, CME Group Inc., the world’s largest futures market, halted all of its Globex electronic trading markets, including gold and silver, for four hours due to a “technical glitch.” All other Globex electronic trading markets, including U.S. Treasury’s, oil, gold and U.S. stock indexes were affected with many... »

“Super EMP” Capable of Disabling Power Grid Across Lower 48 States

Sunday, August 24, 2014
By Paul Martin

BioPrepper.com 08.24.14 For many years U.S. Intelligence agencies believed that North Korea’s nuclear weapons program was a failure due to the low explosive yield of their tests. According to EMPact America’s President and former CIA nuclear weapons analyst Dr. Peter Vincent Pry, this is not the case: North Korea’s last round of tests, conducted... »

UN Grabs for the Internet: CFR, Chatham House Lead Toward “Global Governance”

Sunday, August 24, 2014
By Paul Martin

by William F. Jasper TheNewAmerican.com Wednesday, 20 August 2014 In a recent essay entitled, “The Strategic Significance of the Internet Commons,” former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff describes cyberspace and the Internet as a “global commons” that must come under “global governance.” This is the latest salvo in an ongoing campaign by a... »

MASSIVE internet outage. Charter down nationwide

Sunday, August 24, 2014
By Paul Martin

Investmentwatchblog.com August 24th, 2014 No updates from them on any of their social media, or websites. They have taken their phone lines down as well. Straight to busy signal. Reports from Tx, Mo, Wi, Ga, Ma, Mi, Va, and more… Current outage map: http://downdetector.com/status/Charter-Communications/map/ JANESVILLE—Charter Communications has been having Internet issues since late afternoon... »

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