Tag: Reuters

Turkey blocks Youtube

Thursday, 27 March 2014 Access to video-sharing site YouTube has been cut off in Turkey, following a new leak of a government meeting compromising Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. Other social media outlets have already been blocked ahead of a tumultuous election.

Turkish Graft Documents 17 DECEMBER OPERATION as leaked – Converted to PDF

EEV: Link here is to WordPress PDF file: 17 ARALIK OPERASYONU BAKANLAR FEZLEKESİ Egemen Bağış Zafer Çağlayan Muammer Güler Original leak source : The Twitter  pseudonym @HARAMZADELER333 EEV: First post published below for linking: R A P O R Soruşturma No        : İstanbul CBS 2012/120653 Tarih                          : 18.12.2013 İlgi      : […]

Russia refuses talks with Ukraine – Interfax

Source: Reuters – Sat, 1 Mar 2014 01:10 PM Author: Reuters KIEV, March 1 (Reuters) – Russia is refusing to hold talks with Ukraine under the auspices of an agreement that guarantees the country’s territorial integrity, Interfax news agency quoted Ukrainian Foreign Minister Andrij Deshchitsya as saying. Ukraine […]

Israel PM slams Iran move to send ships towards US

EEV: This may eventually lead to the escalation of Iranian missiles being within striking distance of the U.S. Mainland. 3 hours ago            Jerusalem (AFP) – Israel on Sunday denounced an Iranian announcement that it was sending naval ships towards the United States as further evidence that loosening sanctions […]

Major computer security firm RSA took $10 mln from NSA to weaken encryption – report

   Published time: December 20, 2013 23:48                                                                                                                         RSA SecureID electronic keys (Reuters / Michael Caronna)                              The National Security Agency arranged a clandestine US$10 million contract with computer security power RSA that allowed the spy agency to embed encryption software it could use to […]

Thai protesters capture army HQ in countrywide anti-government protests

 Edited time: November 29, 2013 11:19                                                                              Image from twitter.com @WassanaNanuam Some 1,500 anti-government protesters in Bangkok have broken into the compound of the Royal Thai Army headquarters in their bid to topple the current government. The largely non-violent action could escalate, police say. “We want to know which […]

Top US navy intelligence officers suspended as bribery scandal widens / Vice-Admiral, and Rear Admiral now cut off from access to classified material

Vice-Admiral Ted Branch and Rear Admiral Bruce Loveless have also been cut off from access to classified material  Reuters in Washington theguardian.com,  Friday 8 November 2013 23.33 EST Michael Misiewicz, the first officer charged. Photograph: Heng Sinith/AP Two of the US navy’s top intelligence officials had their access […]

Obamacare website security at ‘high risk’ before launch -memo / ” sensitive data, such as Social Security numbers, email addresses, phone numbers and birth dates that could be used by criminals “

Source: Reuters – Wed, 30 Oct 2013 10:02 PM Author: Reuters By Jim Finkle BOSTON, Oct 30 (Reuters) – The security of the Obama administration’s healthcare website was at “high risk” because of lack of testing before it opened for enrollment on Oct. 1, according to a government […]

Secret US drug agency unit passing surveillance information to authorities ( Special Operations Division, or SOD )

Wiretaps and telephone records are being funnelled across the country to launch criminal investigations of Americans  Reuters in Washington theguardian.com,              Monday 5 August 2013 10.38 EDT Federal agents are trained to ‘recreate’ the investigative trail to effectively cover up where the information originated. Photograph: Magdalena Rehova/Alamy A […]