Documents Reveal Master Hackers Talking at Length About Craft

A massive Wikileaks dump of purported CIA documents reveals how professionally groomed CIA hackers and other intelligence officials, including those of foreign governments, frequently exchanged information on how to bypass password protections, antivirus software and other forms of encryption methods with relative ease.

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Trump’s Torture Comments Draw Out CIA Whistleblower Kiriakou

Torture works, President Donald Trump said Wednesday, the same day press secretary Sean Spicer denied that the White House was working on a draft executive order to reinstate the CIA interrogation program. News of the remarks caught the eye of John Kiriakou, the first CIA analyst to publicly confirm that the intelligence agency used waterboarding, which he characterized as torture.

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Report Lays Groundwork for Indictments on U.S. Torture

Charges could be imminent now that officials at The Hague have credited allegations that U.S. forces committed torture in Afghanistan and at CIA black sites. “Within a year or so, we could be seeing indictments,” one prominent human-rights attorney said.

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