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Deloitte’s ‘Test your Hacker IQ’ site fails itself after exposing database user name, password in config file, No, GitHub’s source code wasn’t hacked and posted on GitHub, says GitHub CEO, Proofpoint survey: IT security leaders worry about and are ill-prepared to defeat cyber-attacks, ASUS Laptop X540MB Intel Graphics Driver 26.20.100.7107.02 for Windows 10 64-bit, Criticalstudies.org sounds pretty important, right? The hacktivist collective has released more than a million files in total through a leaked-focused group called DDOSecrets. Best notes, however, that DDOSecrets published the financial information knowingly, arguing that it could be correlated with other information to further expose police behavior in ways that serve the public interest. Some of the initial discoveries among the documents showed, for instance, that the FBI monitored the social accounts of protesters and sent alerts to local law enforcement about anti-police messages. Several other contractors, including Albany, Adam Smith International, socio-economic and technical consultancy WYG, and the Global Strategy Network were said to have provided similar services promoting the Syrian opposition, spreading narratives, and/or providing organizational and security support of various kinds. Anonymous, the international hacking group behind the 2018 publication of documents detailing the UK government’s Integrity Initiative media manipulation project, has released a new trove of dozens upon dozens of files on a separate, secret project by the British and American governments to handcraft a broad, pro-opposition, anti-Assad propaganda narrative which has since gone on to be used in the majority of Western media coverage on the Syrian conflict. Show us a better way to get there,” the spokesman said in an interview conducted through encrypted communications. “We will be releasing stunning secrets at irregular intervals.”. “It provides the closest inside look at the state, local, and federal agencies tasked with protecting the public, including [the] government response to COVID and the BLM protests.”. Over the weekend, supporters of DDOSecrets, Anonymous, and protestors worldwide began digging through the files to pull out frank internal memos about police efforts to track the activities of protestors. Associated Press articles: Copyright © 2016 The Associated Press. The documents were released by Anonymous on September 8, but have been completely ignored by the mainstream media, with The Grayzone's Ben Norton becoming the first independent journalist to analyse their contents. “We do not comment on leaked documents and we … The IIO has taken internal measures to protect its staff. Users can initiate the recovery of their account / unlock access by contacting the moderators at moderator@sputniknews.com. Users are obliged abide by national and international laws. b) Guerrilla Tactics. However, he said the host countries likely know of CSIS’s foreign stations and work with them as partners. Anonymous said McIntyre was an Anonymous activist. Sign up to receive the daily top stories from the National Post, a division of Postmedia Network Inc. The government said little about the claims. Government officials have neither confirmed nor denied it as a legitimate document. Part of what a lot of the current protests are about is what police do and have done legally.”. For those organizations and their members and employees, the effects could in some cases amount to more than mere embarrassment. Please review our Privacy Policy. Best declined to comment on whether the information was taken from Netsential, but noted that “some Twitter users accurately pointed out that a lot of the data corresponded to Netsential systems.” As for their source, Best would say only that the person self-represented as “capital A Anonymous,” but added cryptically that “people may wind up seeing a familiar name down the line.”, “Part of what a lot of the current protests are about is what police do and have done legally.”. That's not the kind of work the fusion centers do.". We are committed to protecting your personal information and we have updated our Privacy Policy to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a new EU regulation that went into effect on May 25, 2018. “You don’t want to spy on your hosts,” he said. "I wish we could have done more, but I'm pleased with what we did and that we continue to learn. IT’S BEEN THE better part of a decade since the hacktivist group Anonymous rampaged across the internet, stealing and leaking millions of secret files from dozens of US organizations. The NFCA memo obtained by Krebs on Security warns that leaked files include “highly sensitive information” such as bank account routing numbers and other personally identifiable information, as well as images of criminal suspects. DDOSecrets’ Best says that the group spent a week prior to publication, however, scrubbing the files for especially sensitive data about crime victims and children, as well as information about unrelated private businesses, health care, and retired veterans’ associations. “I’ve seen a few comments about it being unlikely to uncover gross police misconduct, but I think those somewhat miss the point, or at least equate police misconduct solely with illegal behavior. As part of their vendetta against the Canadian government, hackers with Anonymous have leaked another high-level federal document — about the redevelopment of Canada’s key diplomatic centres in Britain — that the National Post has confirmed is an authentic and official confidential document. You have successfully subscribed to our newsletter. You can withdraw your consent using the method specified in the Privacy Policy. In 2012, the government purchased a 1920s office building at 2/4 Cockspur Street, next door to Canada House, Canada’s high commission overlooking Trafalgar Square. Learn how your comment data is processed. Please try again, 365 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3L4. The Treasury Board document says the purchase price was $560 million — “more than $300 million higher than originally anticipated.”. Photo : Screengrab from files obtained by Anonymous, © DDOSecrets notes that none of the files appear to be classified, and Best concedes that they may not show illegal behavior on the part of police. Exclusive: Saif al-Islam Gaddafi is the Only Candidate Who Can Lead Libya Out of Chaos, Muammar Gaddafi’s Cousin Says. Secrets about the foreign activities of Canada’s spy agency — including the size of its network of foreign stations, the volume of sensitive communications they handle and their deeply antiquated system of information sharing — are revealed in what is purported to be a sensitive government document hacked by Anonymous and released Monday in a vendetta against Canadian authorities.