Quantcast

Cia

Wormwood
Wormwood

New Netflix Documentary Will Explore the CIA’s Attempt to Control Minds with LSD

Errol Morris’ latest documentary ‘Wormwood’ tells a story of murder, drugs, and the CIA.
Matthew Gault
12.4.17
classified
classified

Amazon Unveils New ‘Secret Region’ Cloud for Spies

AWS couldn’t be worse at keeping secrets than the US government, right?
Michael Byrne
11.21.17
data dumps
data dumps

The CIA Just Released Thousands of Files From Osama bin Laden's Compound

The files include documents about the Illuminati as well as “Charlie Bit My Finger.”
Louise Matsakis
11.1.17
Spoilers
Spoilers

The CIA Allegedly Named a Hacking Tool After Aeris from 'Final Fantasy 7'

Turns out CIA hackers are a bunch of nerds.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.27.17
Out of This Astral Plane
Out of This Astral Plane

The US Army Funded Astral Projection and Hypnosis Research in the 80s

This is a real-life X-File.
Caroline Haskins
7.22.17
taking the fight offline
taking the fight offline

Wikileaks Docs Show How the CIA Allegedly Infected Offline Computers

There’s sometimes a way around an air-gap.
Joseph Cox
6.22.17
Seeing Is Believing
Seeing Is Believing

That Time the CIA Investigated a Magician to See if Magic Was Real

A video with illusionist Uri Geller spawned dozens of pages of follow-up reports in the CIA about whether magic was real, and if so, how to harness it for espionage.
Michael Best
5.10.17
They're Watching You
They're Watching You

The First Spy Satellites Had to Drop Gigantic Buckets of Film Back to Earth

The CIA and the Air Force went to great lengths to capture surveillance footage in the analog era of the 1950s and 60s.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.22.17
420
420

The CIA Created a Hotbox That Can't Get You High

In the 1970s, America's top intelligence agency created super skunky fake weed and burned it as part of a drug abuse program that toured the country.
Michael Best
4.20.17
Firefixed
Firefixed

Mozilla: The Firefox Attacks Wikileaks Gave to Us Were Already Fixed

Turns out three potential Firefox vulnerabilities found in a cache of alleged CIA files were dealt with in 2012 and 2014.
Joseph Cox
4.20.17
It's Hacks All the Way Down
It's Hacks All the Way Down

Your Government's Hacking Tools Are Not Safe

From Cellebrite, to Shadow Brokers, to the CIA dump, so many recent data breaches have shown there is a real risk of exposure of government hacking tools.
Joseph Cox
4.14.17
malware
malware

Hackers Re-Purposed Dumped Government Surveillance Tools to Hack Government Targets

Why bother coding when you can just copy and paste.
Joseph Cox
4.13.17