Leaked Documents Show FBI, DEA, & Army Can Control Your Computer

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Leaked emails from an Italian-based hacking company reveal that government agencies engage in surveillance more invasive than previously thought, spending millions of dollars on spyware and malware software to accomplish their questionable goals. Tellingly, their use of the product places them squarely in the same category as other repressive regimes around the world.

After hackers ironically hacked Hacking Tools, a Milan-based company that sells strictly to governments, hundreds of gigabytes of emails and financial records were leaked. The emails show that the FBI, DEA, and U.S. Army all purchased software that enables them to view suspects’ photos, emails, listen to and record their conversations, and activate the cameras on their computers, among other things.

While this may seem like old news, the most controversial revelation was the government’s purchases of “Remote Control Systems.” The FBI, DEA, and U.S. Army, courtesy of Hacking Tools, possess the capability to take control of a suspect’s computer screen. The technology is so invasive that even the DEA, known for its violative surveillance policies, had reservations about purchasing it.

According to documents obtained by The Intercept, an internal request to purchase RCS was denied by DEA management in 2011 because it was “too controversial.” By 2012, however, the DEA had resolved its concerns, likely spending a similar amount to the $773,226.64 (plus thousands in maintenance fees) the FBI invested in its own set of software.

Hacking Tools was so committed to business with these American agencies that it concocted codenames to refer to them. As The Intercept summarizes,

Hacking Team refers to its U.S. clients by code names. The FBI unit is ‘Phoebe’…the DEA is ‘Katie,’  and the CIA, which appears to have sampled, but not bought Remote Control System, is ‘Marianne.’”

Hacking Tools has been sharply criticized for its sale of RCS to oppressive regimes around the world. From Sudan to Bahrain, Hacking Tools seeks business opportunities with rulers that target political activists, journalists, and political opponents—putting the American government agencies that employ the same technology—and often have the same objectives— in questionable company.

Aside from RCS, one of the more contentious revelations is the company’s hard sell that it can bypass encryption, a capability the FBI has openly desired since phone companies made encryption a default setting last year. According to one company newsletter, Hacking Tools offers “technologies to ACCESS THE DATA…IN CLEARTEXT, BEFORE it gets encrypted by the device and sent to the network and AFTER it is received from the network and decrypted by the device itself. Actually THIS IS precisely WHAT WE DO.”

The FBI did seek warrants to use Hacking Tools technology in a handful of cases, but apparently uses a different platform for “critical” investigations. What the FBI really wanted from the Italian firm, according to leaked emails, was “more ability to go after users of Tor, the anonymizing web browser.” Such users accounted for 60% of the FBI’s use of Hacking Tools products.

Regardless of how the technology is used, the FBI has encountered skepticism from lawmakers. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, asked the director of the FBI for “more specific information about the FBI’s current use of spyware,” in order for the Senate Judiciary Committee to investigate “serious privacy concerns.”

In spite of these legitimate concerns, the technology is permeating other levels of government. Largely because of aggressive marketing by Hacking Tools, District Attorney offices around the country are eager to use the software. From San Bernadino to Manhattan, government lawyers have expressed strong interest in using the company’s products for investigations, suggesting a dangerous permeation of unconstitutional surveillance into an already decaying justice system.

Whether or not the government agencies who have purchased the software use it extensively or not is, at this point, irrelevant. That such bureaus and government officials have so much as the desire to use it — in some cases, in spite of a clear understanding of its controversial nature — is cause enough for concern.

Meanwhile, Hacking Tools has remained ambivalent. Company spokesperson Eric Rabe said, “we do not disclose the names or locations of our clients” and “we cannot comment on the validity of documents purportedly from our company.”

More telling of the company’s rationalization of perpetuating authoritarianism in the name of profit, however, is a quote from Giancarlo Russo, the company’s chief operating officer. In a 2013 email, he wrote,

If you buy a Ferrari… they can teach you how to drive. They cannot grant you will be the winner of the race…If Beretta sell [sic] you a gun, the most peculiar and sophisticated one, they can teach how to use it. They can not grant you are going to shoot your target properly on the field.

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  • Mike

    We knew this already.

  • I have tools that can take over somebody’s computer, they’re not that hard to get. Don’t use windows and you’re better off but even on other systems if you click on the wrong attachment you could end up infected and never know it.

    • arahn

      I have to admit, Я0llyJ0g3r, you are way ahead of me on the tech side. I think I’ve hit that age where it’s hard to keep-up with the changes.

      • It’s what I do for a living + how I stay out of jail so I HAVE to be good at it, lol! Any help/advice you need just ask!

        • arahn

          I appreciate that. I sometimes read your tips on internet stuff and it’s way over my head. I suppose they already got me square in their sites but what the hell — at least they see me flipping them the bird.

          • Damn, I hope to avoid confusing people like that. I try not to but usually fail both on here and in real life, lol. My presentations at my company must be very basic or I get blank stares or people shaking their head yes when I KNOW they have no idea what I am saying. A vpn is a good place to start, there is a free one over at vpnbook.com. I am going to write some guides, I’ll link you to them when they are done. I use a lot of screen shots and arrows to make things super easy. This is the best guide on the net for that stuff right now: deepdotweb.com/jolly-rogers-security-guide-for-beginners/

          • arahn

            I think if your brain is wired for that stuff it all seems like common sense. My brain is wired for mechanical things but I have failed to keep up with all this tech stuff that you’ve outlined. I’d need to spend time learning it but then I’m already using all my brake time to read-up on news and make comments here.

          • I feel your pain. In the current dark age we are in it’s like you need to be an advanced expert in several fields just to remain free, healthy, and informed. This is why we need community! I wasn’t always good at computers, I started out almost failing out of programming school but I stayed at it(worked day and night at it refusing to quit or fail) and it eventually got better as I began to understand… it did NOT come naturally or easy at first but now it does though. I then moved to Boston with a friend who was a Harvard student at the time and met a DJ who was very advanced at computers. I saw him do a few things and was impressed so I then started learning how to do the same things on my own(he didn’t help, lol). My career REALLY started when I was around 16 years old and I was screwing with my parents’ windows 95 computer and deleted some operating system files causing it to stop functioning. I called a friend in a panic to learn how to reinstall windows so my parents wouldn’t kill me, lol. He helped me, I fixed it, got away with it, and never looked back.

          • Ken, Megapolis

            That’s the secret Roger no matter what your calling my friend. The refusal to quit. Everyone gets these steep learning curves in which they question themselves and wonder WTF it’s all about. I guess I found physics not my calling due to it challenging me too far LOL.
            I’ve failed at so many things:- banking, retail, customer services to name but a few.
            It’s not a question of my lack of hard work. I won lots of employee of the month type awards.
            I just failed to grasp the simple concept and there is a song about this:-
            When the going gets tough the tough get going.

          • it’s BAD to get an F in school, right? They teach you it is BAD to fail, to never fail! If you don’t fail then how will you ever succeed? johnmaxwell.com/store/products/Failing-Forward.html – they teach us to be slaves. I am now being taught how to use the financial system to my advantage, it is very enlightening. You can use the same money as everybody else does in a slightly different way and over time end up in a much different financial place.

          • Razedbywolvs

            No one can be an expert in everything. But I enjoy learning about different thing’s. Even if I don’t gain a practical application for something I find the information or knowledge I gather is still useful for other’s who may have a higher aptitude for a specific task.

            I tried to partition (divide the space on the hard drive) on my old computer to run Linux/mint. I was partially successful. I learned that I prefer Linux to Windows and that it was above my skill level to install it on a computer because every time I turned it off I lost all my files 🙂
            Wen I bought a new computer I went to an actual computer store instead of a box store. Had them install the operating system. No more viruses, No more crashing, People like Я0llyJ0g3r make money, Added security agents Gov, F- Bill Gates.

            It was definitely worth the extra cash.

          • Yeah linux by default launches “live” which means it’s running but not going to remember anything! If you were to create a truecrypt 7.1a encrypted file or encrypt the whole drive on a SD card or USB stick you can open it each time and open all of your stuff(you can create it in windows, access it in linux and vice versa!). This is what I do and it’s a pain in the ass. EACH time I log in I have to: log into my home wifi, open up my password file, open up the truecrypt volume and get the password for it and log in, open up by bookmarks and import them(they’re gone each time when I log off), launch gpg4usb if I am using encryption, import my email from the last session. Over 5 password prompts EACH time I go online, + when I’m tired I screw up = very frustrating BUT my stuff is all located in 1 secure, encrypted, not provable that exists location and on a medium that I could swallow or do whatever else I needed to do with it to hide it in an emergency.

          • Razedbywolvs

            Holly shit man! I don’t even want to know what your doing.
            I’m not dual booting, quit windows cold turkey. I don’t really have any use for it that cannot be filled by the excellent work of the free software community.
            I have a question for you. How big or wide spread is the Hamnet?

          • I’m not sure man, I was going to run a projectmeshnet.org node from a raspberri Pi but I turned it into a media player that I love and use too much so I have to get another one now to try that, lol. I want to get many of those things actually, you can do almost anything with those things. I frequent the darknet, that’s pretty big right now. It’s funny when the MSM was saying the people of Ukraine had no weapons there were Ukrainians selling grenades and shit on there, lol! I heard in Greece their own meshnet is thriving with speeds 20x that of your typical ISP, all you need is the equipment to join, no service fees or censorship either, it’s a people driven interweb! I was thinking of marrying the technology from gotenna.com with a mesh network because it has up to a 50mile range and runs on am/fm radio waves! You could theoretically daisy chain that through the whole country and they wouldn’t be able to censor or stop it. Maid safe and things like that look promising also. I have an old wrt54g and it looks like I can stuff an Open WRT firmware on it, cool! I’ll check it out! Both of my routers are DD-WRT routers right now though, you can run VPN clients through them which provides another layer of anonymity + a linux firewall is good to have protecting your network. DD-WRT is free and awesome but advanced. I have not mastered that thing and by the time I do I will be much older, lol!

          • Razedbywolvs

            Thanks. I’m going to have to investigate into this further wen I quit my current projects 75% of the way done.
            I have been on the darknet briefly. Just long enough to make myself paranoid. I found it to be slow and cumbersome to navigate. I don’t really have a need for purchasing products and I think I will just stick to the freaky porn on the regular Internet.
            20x faster… spivey’s line http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=a1d_1429833477
            daisy chain… I wonder if it is possible with off the shelf products to 3d print
            solar powered mini blimps that could generate enough power to keep
            themselves afloat and power a mesh network.

          • Cool idea. I am really considering a 3d printer. There is so much you can do with one.

          • Thanks. Some good info there.

          • Oh sure man. vpnbook is tricky, here is an easy way: download open vpn from here: https://openvpn.net/index.php/open-source/downloads.html – get the 32 bit or 64 bit version depending on your system(this is for windows only) which you can determine by going to: Control PanelSystem and SecuritySystem – it will be listed in the middle of the page labeled: “System Type: (64bit OR 32bit)” Once downloaded and installed(it will install a virtual adapter, you NEED this so let it do it’s thing when it asks for permission), go to vpnbook.com, click the OpenVPN tab/link near the middle of the page a little more than half way down, not across the top. When you click openvpn download one of the euro .zip packages, they are from Romania = very lax internet laws there. The other packages are from canada, us, and germany which I consider to be heads of the same hydra so I avoid them altogether. You then extract the files in that .zip file to this directory: “C:Program FilesOpenVPNconfig” – if you are on 64bit, “C:Program Files (x86)OpenVPNconfig” – if you have 32bit version. Each .zip file has 4 connections so if you download both then you have a choice of 8 connections to choose from, each file you extract into the config directory will show up in the open vpn connection list. To launch the vpn go to start(windows menu, lower left)/All Programs/OpenVPN/OpenVPN GUI – when you double-click that launcher it will appear to do nothing at all but look down by your time in the system tray, there will be a little grey square icon, that’s openVPN in the disconnected state, hence the grey. Right-click that icon and you will see all of the packages you extracted to the config directory earlier, pick any one you want, not all work all of the time but how can you complain when it’s free right? Now when you click on a connection it will ask you for a user name and password, the username is always vpnbook but the password always changes so I type vpnbook right and and then go get the password from here: https://www.vpnbook.com/freevpn – at the bottom of the Free Open VPN column in the middle. It stays the same for a few days at a time so I put it in my roboform so I don;t have to type it, just point, click, wait 30seconds…. logged in and encrypted! Go to whatsmyip.org to check out your ip(you can do before connect and then after the connect, you can click the icon in the upper left to refresh the page quickly), click on “More info about you” and allow it to share your location(firefox instruction) to make sure you are in Romania. Now that you are encrypted and your connection is private you can now go start a bunch of shit… lol, just kidding. If you were to create a 10minutemail.com account, then go create a disqus account and use that email to verify it you now have a private Disqus ID not attached to your identity as long as you don’t log into anything personal while logged into it…. disqus is nothing but a data logger/tracker and it will be used against us so never treat it as a friendly technology. Here are 2 of the most powerful privacy tools on the internet: gpg4usb – NSA can’t break the 4096 RSA encryption + use a 500character password = extremely difficult to crack, you wouldn’t be important enough for the effort needed, they know this, so do I. And this: https://github.com/AuditProject/truecrypt-verified-mirror/tree/master/Windows – download both files and verify the sig with gpg4usb, you have to verify this because it is a huge target to hack. A verified, true version cannot be cracked + you can create a hidden volume not provable by a court that exists so therefor you cannot be prosecuted for something they cannot prove exists. This is how you cut them out of your computer. Even if the seized it they would be shit out of luck like they were in this case years ago: http://www.techworld.com/news/security/fbi-hackers-fail-to-crack-truecrypt-3228701/ – check out the story of why the truecrypt 7.1a project suddenly stopped… pretty spooky. NEVER use 7.2 or ANY other version! It’s good to have these now, what if the FCC determines they are “offensive” in the future or something? Better to grab a copy now IMO.

    • how protected is chromebook?

      • It’s a well-protected conduit to the 666 main office, lol! Nobody ELSE can see your stuff but “them.” It comes with a microphone and webcam but no software to use either… well, no software for YOU at least, lol. Anything google = evil spyware. Their whole existence is based off of spying and logging, it always has been. Now they bought DARPA = nothing good can come from that. Google = technology version of the CIA. Now they probably openly work together by this point, who knows. From a performance and security perspective it’s probably coded better than anything else out there besides open source systems like, TAILS or openBSD. I’d expect chromebook users to have next to zero problems as reported on here by disqus3, that’s not enough to get me to use a google product though. A laptop bought with cash off of craigslist with ubuntu or linux mint installed, which are both free, are superior options in my opinion. You have to install linux yourself, there is no marketing machine pushing it out there for it to come stock on new machines. They make it incredibly easy to install though, easier than windows, much easier.

        • Gracias Big Fella !

        • Rivenburg

          Ive been windows admin for years until being laid off a while back. Ive been using mint 17 for a while and mostly LOVE it. Certain things are leaving me cold though, it’s obvious this technology is in transition from a purely text based control file system to a databased control system and the bulk of older Linux methodology doesn’t work or will trash the system if I alter the original text .confs like so many instructions say to do.
          Where would I find the BEST tutorials on these…hybrid..systems? Perhaps I’m spoiled from years of accessing the shear massive volume of windows technical posts, but even the mint forums seem sparse. I’d LOVE to leave MS behind and become a Linux admin.

          • You can start building your own distro’s, that will give you a very good basis of understanding. http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/

          • Rivenburg

            Thx Amigo! Ive gotten lost in similar attempts before, but as you say, cant let past fails get me down. I DO know more about it now so perhaps the curve wont chase me off this time.

          • You’re welcome! Use USB sticks, practice building/installing onto those or even a virtual machine like virtual box. Much easier to deal with and you can just keep trying till you get it without taking a machine out of operation.

        • You trust Bill Gates more than Google?

          • Nope. They both suck.

          • Why blame the victims of government blackmail for the results thereof?

          • Their CEO’s are happy members of the “cult” but yes some had to be really leaned on like Yahoo and I commend them for that but still won’t use them now. Besides, the corporations are the ones running things these days, not the government, that’s just windows dressing.

          • Kaifee Haque

            I’m personally excited for Windows 10, because of the features, and the fact that they won’t be doing any more spying than they already are. Not sure they can top what they’re already doing…

          • I’ve been using it and it surely is an improvement over the windows 8 disaster, at least they brought the start menu back. In regards to privacy and spying it is always better to go with something that has open source code so you can have the benefit of many talented eyes perusing that code on your behalf and giving the thumbs up or offering improvements. Open source initiatives include all linux distros. If you use a vpn to connect to the internet that should be good enough to protect your privacy… advanced anonymity is only needed if you’re doing things highly illegal like breaching firewalls of high-profile targets.

          • Kaifee Haque

            You’re right. Open source is more secure than anything else for sure. Although if I was any good at programming and Linux looked exactly like Windows (been using it since I was 7) then perhaps I’d be willing to make the switch. Did you hear Microsoft is making a distro named “Miux”?

          • Lol, no I did not but that sounds like they can see the writing on the wall! I will have to check that out. Linux mint looks like windows, you can try it out using virtual box or a USB stick to see if you like it.

          • Rivenburg

            Yup, mint 17 is a fantastic operating system for folks who have used MS products exclusively but would like to change. I use a utility called Htop loaded all the time and it makes the OS respond like a real-time OS. NO idea why it takes this app, but it appears to work. without it mint CAN drag like windblows. I love mint, use it daily, I only keep MS OS like 7, around for employment purposes.

          • You must have missed the rollout of the anti-authoritarian streak that came out of Google just as I bought the Chromebook. It is finally dawning on them that they have the wherewithal and the interest in protecting themselves and their customers from the savagery of the intelligence community. I know that there’s a snowballs chance in hell of Microsoft going that way, but Yahoo will probably pull their corporate head out when they see what it will do for Google’s business.

          • Hey man to each their own, I’ll never use anything they provide but that’s just me. I am obviously an extreme minority but that doesn’t bother me in the least, I never had a facebook account either, all of that NWO crap can shove it. No linked in, no twitter, just encrypted emails connected to various accounts.

          • Disqus is as close as I’ll ever get to social media, and they are spreading, slowly, to most of the places I want to post. Now, if they can just launch faster and operate more stably. I keep getting email responses that don’t appear on the threads.

          • They do but it doesn’t work properly, often if you check the actual article you will see ALL of your comments and responses where as in the disqus engine only bits on the convo shows up. I bet “their” side is nice and searchable

          • Show us any software of comparable function that does work “properly,” assuming that we can know what that is to the creators.

          • Dude I am so not in the mood right now to argue over mundane details of which I was right in the first place but you don’t understand.

    • Kaifee Haque

      @Aj51o8e8597s3u60:disqus Hey! I know you!

      • Yo! I’m on here and NN mostly, I keep it simple.

        • Kaifee Haque

          We bros

        • Kaifee Haque

          I followed you btw you’re pretty awesome with your comments

          • Thanks man! Just trying to wake some people up…

  • ron17571

    I ALWAYS figured it was like that.So say what you mean and mean what you say. Terrorism(the so called war) and Global warming are just people using fear to control people. Its disgusting.

    • Rivenburg

      ron, front and center on yahoo news this morning “scientists claim earth headed for mini ice age in just 15 years” hehhehehee. actually I can believe THIS one, it matches the REAL science I read decades ago. Stabs the pontiff of AGW, Gore, in the buttocks.


    How do they get the spyware on the computer?

    • Rivenburg

      How many times have you clicked “yes”?
      WE ALL DO IN THIS ENVIRONMENT, or stuff you want to use flat out doesn’t work. OK, maybe Rog doesn’t click yes….
      Even leaving THAT way behind, MS is…penetrated… and apparently has been since the UK anti-trust trials. Much like Fox news, same deal, been different since the UK trials. ALL major corporate networks, not just ISPs, but EVERYONE over a certain size, has things like carnivore and echelon installed on them by the request of you can guess. These are data harvesting and out and out spyware programs. I’m sure I’m quite out of date, Rog will probably laugh at me. Seriously when you see a movie or TV show were the government “hacker” says “wait lets see if I can get in” its a total joke, THEY ARE ALREADY THERE.

      • What more does anyone really have to do but sign onto the Internet, with its population of hackers and such that know more about the OS on their system than any of the individual programmers that helped write it? Access to it is their access to ours.

        • Rivenburg

          Kinda like stepping out your door into the street, always a chance of getting run over or mugged. The best most of us can do is keep the door shut most of the time. The game IS rigged.

          • Of course it is rigged. It is called programming for that reason.

      • One of the best practices when receiving new equipment is to flash the firmware now. Sometimes the firmware ships “loaded” from the NSA and sometimes they are intercepting shipments and doing it without the company’s knowledge. This is hurting sales and they are not happy about it so some are using drops and other techniques to obfuscate their shipping path. Legit companies dodging the NSA, lol, too funny(do we need any more evidence that they are an illegal, rogue spy organization?). Open source hardware is apparently on it’s way though, that should put a stop to that crap… somewhat at least. The average joe will still be screwed I would imagine, it always works out that way in each area(medicine, technology, money, taxes, science, religion, history, etc.. in case I forgot anything). They still have all major hubs and switches tapped but that’s why gpg4usb.org is so powerful, if they can’t read it, what good is it? gpg4usb has a little internal help menu that is short, sweet, and to the point about how to use it + it is free! People still have the power of encryption in their hands but there is no advertising about that other than people like me telling you about it. Windows is not a secure system, it takes me all of 3 minutes to get in if I have physical access to the machine. I have to do it all of the time to help people:”I forgot my password and all my stuff is on this, can you help me?” or “OMG a virus destroyed everything! My pictures of my kids! Can you help?” If they were running linux on an encrypted volume they would be shit out of luck, I couldn’t help them but Winblows? No problem! …and to think that BANKS run windows networks… YIKES!

        • Rivenburg

          I was bummed when the hardware manufacturers started soldering in bios chips, my burner has sat on a shelf ever since.

          Ive avoided The sneaky aspects of computing in favor of operating corporate networks. This was a less then wise choice and now I see the need to expand my skill set. Your site is a good place to start it appears. I take it this Italian companies method is hitting the top two layers instead of the transmissions? Wouldn’t that foil ALL encryption as well as VPN’s? Cant they grab layer 7 data strait off the bus? I realize this means you have to access data yourself for them to read it, they cant just mine the HD which IS a big improvement.

          • David Clark

            Try now purevpn i am sure it will help you out and you can access all the blocked content in your region without facing any trouble. Here i have something to share with you may be it will help you out just go for vpnranks.

          • I have purevpn, not a bad service.

          • At the end of the day we are using compromised equipment. I’d imagine those hardware tricks would be reserved for the most sought after targets. It’s not active and they don’t as far as I know use it even if they can> I don’t know if you’ve used this before but this tell me what is leaving my machine: http://www.wireshark.org/ – I’ve never seen anything really weird like that yet but I still check 😉

          • Rivenburg

            I used to have a dedicated laptop, two NICs, at home loaded with Gnatbox firewall (speaking of tiny distros, fit on 1.4 meg floppy, ran in 32 megs ram) sitting on my Cox broadband, I got to see EVERYONE trying to crack my portal and everything on its way out as well If turned that on. LOVED my Gnatbox. Also used to use a novell made dedicated promiscuous network sniffer at work. THAT freaked me out, convinced me almost 17 years ago that every machine had malware designed by various governments that commercial anti-virus could not or would not indicate nor remove. figured it was gov because of WOULD not. Arm twisting.
            Ive got wireshark DL and have to finish getting installed. Cant wait, miss my Gnatbox functionality. Probably tonight, still looking at linux from scratch too, extremely interested.

          • Wow! Yeah that was before me, lol! I used a commodore 64 to play computer games as a kid but that’s about it, lol! Check out pfsense for a linux firewall, that is what I am currently learning: http://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/pfsense.373891/ – the user named Mirimir on wildersecurity forums is a wealth of information: http://www.wilderssecurity.com/search/2898021/

          • Rivenburg

            Excellent Rog, thanks again.

            One thing I have is HARDWARE. Lots of it compared to most folks : )
            I feel a new dedicated linux laptop firewall coming up. You should try it, use something old with a dead HD, a working USB port and a free pcmcia or express card for a second NIC.
            Having it up 24/7 watching the world knock at your door day & night is VERY interesting.

  • 666 is going to control all it can, it’s an idiot with fire looming for its future

    • Look at the 3 obvious 6’s in the Google chrome logo: http://bit.ly/1K1rmw1 – that was not done by accident. Google can “see” almost everybody now can’t it?

      • It isn’t very obvious to me, unless you allow the sixes to share the donut hole.

        • Precisely.

          • I guess it is a good thing that we no longer rely on mechanical irises for photography, as that is a colorful graphic of such.

  • The signs of the end times are everywhere…

    As we witness such things as the spread of globalism, the building of a one-world church, the increase of wickedness, the breakdown of the traditional family, the destruction of that priceless bastion of liberty called America, the normalization of homosexuality, the callous murder of babies, the filthy pop culture, the breathtaking increase in governmental surveillance, we become fearful, uncertain, frustrated, angry, and discouraged, but this is because our minds and hearts are too focused on things of this world rather than things above. Too often we have the same short view that “conservative” unbelievers have rather than the long view that comes from the light of Bible prophecy…

    The devil is the god of this world, and his handiwork is evident everywhere, but he is not God and he is not in control of the times and the seasons.

    “Daniel answered and said, Blessed be the name of God for ever and ever: for wisdom and might are his: And he changeth the times and the seasons: he removeth kings, and setteth up kings: he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding” (Dan. 2:20-21).

    We should stand in the confidence that the present evil is exceedingly temporary and will soon be cut down.

    Please visit our Bible Prophecy website at: itshallcometopass.org

  • Download and run this: malwarebytes.org – the free version works the same as the paid version. The paid version actively protects your system, the free version does not but still has full scan and removal power and works very well. That is for malware. For free active virus protection I use Microsoft Security Essentials. I hate Microsoft but this but this free product is better than AVG at protecting your computer, just go deep into all of the settings and turn off all data collection, all options come pre-checked… sneaky, but also helps them log new infections which helps improve the product. So, microsoft security essentials for live protection, malware bytes to take care of anything that gets past microsoft security essentials.

  • Gearmoe

    The www and cell phones have turned us all into sitting ducks.

    • The WWW is gone, no longer needed in a URL.
      Who held a gun to your head to make you buy and carry a cellphone? Your ignorance of anything which is a threat makes you more a sitting duck than any of them do.

  • tanaberrys .

    I thought this was common knowledge? I know I didn’t need any “leaked documents” to tell me this…

    • Some people need more proof than you do.

      • tanaberrys .

        That just might be the scariest part of it all…

  • democrat CockRoach

    liberal wh000000res in action

  • I would like to comment on the last paragraph. I talked to some people from the FBI and they think the DEA is a joke LOL. No lie.