Officials say a group claiming to be the Islamic State Hacking Division posted a list of American names and contacts online, and refers to them as “targets.”
The list claims to have the locations, phone numbers, “passwords,” and credit card numbers of 1400 military and government personnel – though the information is outdated. The Hacking Division posted a message that said, “we are…passing on your personal information to the soldiers of the khilafah who soon, with the permission of Allah, will strike at your necks in your own lands!”
Though some question the validity of the list, two people, whose names appear on the list, contacted by CNN confirmed they were or [...]
CNN’s Mike Rogers went a bit off the rails recently, headlining a piece “encryption is a threat to security.” Now, excuse you, do what? That makes no sense. Encryption is a tool of security. It cannot be a threat to security at the same time as it is a tool. The other guy could potentially use it, but he can also use a gun, right? Running headlines like that is irresponsible.
It highlights the real agenda of certain elements of the mainstream media bent on the destruction of privacy and other peculiar American rights. What will they do when the right of the press is restricted? Will they even care as long as they make the same money? After giving a litany of [...]