Schools Now Monitoring kids with Insecure Impero Software, PR Issues Abound
One of the most widely used tools for Schools monitoring kids and restricting pupils’ internet use in UK schools has a serious security flaw which could leave hundreds of thousands of children’s personal information exposed to hackers, a researcher has warned. Impero Education Pro, a product that restricts and... Read more
Adam Bennett Anon
Anonymous radio host know as Lorax aka Adam Bennett Anon was arrested (full article). Everybody who has known Adam ‘Lorax’ Bennett aka Adam Bennett Anon knows he’s an awesome anon. Furthermore, the article now let us know he was also involved in his local community as an experienced life saver... Read more
Matt DeHart – Military, Programmer, Activist
The case of Matt DeHart, a former U.S. drone pilot turned hacktivist, is as strange as it is disturbing. The 29-year-old was recently denied asylum in Canada, having fled there with his family after — he claims — he was drugged and tortured by agents of the FBI, who... Read more
Leaked: NSA Spies Steal Encryption Keys from Global SIM Manufacturer
AMERICAN AND BRITISH Leaked: NSA Spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world, stealing encryption keys used to protect the privacy of cellphone communications across the globe, according to top-secret documents provided to The Intercept by National Security Agency whistleblower... Read more
Dead Prez – Rappers, Activists
When revolutionary rap duo Dead Prez released their classic 2000 opening salvo, Let’s Get Free, the outspoken hip-hop tandem of stic.man and M-1 were lauded and criticized for their two-fisted rebuke of systematic racism in all its forms. Nearly two decades later, Dead Prez is still fighting the good fight:... Read more
Martin Luther King Jr – Doctor, Pastor, Human Rights, Activist
Doctor, Pastor, Human Rights Activist Born Michael Luther King, Jr., but later had his name changed to Martin Luther King Jr. His grandfather began the family’s long tenure as pastors of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, serving from 1914 to 1931; his father has served from then until... Read more
The Pirate Bay Cofounder Happy to See TPB Dead and Buried
  The Pirate Bay In what seems to be a final nail in The Pirate Bay’s coffin, one of the founders of this mega torrent site, Peter Sunde today stated that he was glad that TPB was shut down.  This statement was made by him in a blogpost on... Read more
CIA Torture Pseudonyms
via Cryptome.org 11 December 2014 CIA Torture Pseudonyms Paulmd199 sends: CIA Torture Pseudonyms Update: The “Associates” of “Company Y” are now known, as is “CIA officer 2.” Additional people and details have become known. The press has been hard at work uncovering the pseudonyms used and nailing down the... Read more
Barrett Brown – Journalist, Activist
Barrett Brown is an American journalist, essayist and satirist. He is often referred to as an unofficial spokesperson for the hacktivist collective Anonymous, a label he disputes. He is credited with the creation of Project PM, a research outfit and information collective determined to expose agents of the corporate... Read more
John Young – Architect, Blogger, Activist
  John Young Architect, Cryptologist, Leak Facilitator, Cryptome.org Founder John Young is a wise, seasoned, and ‘angry’ citizen determined to expose corruption and abhorrent secrecy.  He is currently living in New York, doing architectural work for some of the most powerful members of the political establishment that he has sworn to... Read more
Capital Steez – Rapper, Activist
Capital Steez Courtney “Jamal” Everald Dewar JR, better known by his stage name Capital Steez, was an American hip hop recording artist and anarchist from Brooklyn, New York City, New York.Capital Steez Courtney “Jamal” Everald Dewar JR, better known by his stage name Capital Steez, was an American hip hop recording... Read more
YTCracker – Hacker, Rapper, Activist
Bryce Case, Jr., otherwise known as YTCracker, is a “former” cracker most known for defacing the webpages of several federal and municipal government websites in the United States, as well as several in private industry at the age of 17. Bryce Case, Jr., otherwise known as YTCracker, is a “former”... Read more
Laura Poitras – Journalist, Filmmaker
Laura Poitras is an American documentary film director and producer residing in Berlin. Poitras has received numerous awards for her work. Her 2006 documentary, My Country, My Country, was nominated for an Academy Award. Edward Snowden first reached out to Laura with the classified info, and she has made... Read more
Daniel Ellsberg – Intelligence, Leaker
Daniel Ellsberg is an activist and former United States military analyst who, while employed by the RAND Corporation, precipitated a national political controversy in 1971 when he released the Pentagon Papers.Daniel Ellsberg is an activist and former United States military analyst who, while employed by the RAND Corporation, precipitated... Read more
Ray McGovern – Intelligence, Activist
Ray McGovern Raymond McGovern is a retired CIA officer turned political activist. McGovern was a CIA analyst from 1963 to 1990, and in the 1980s chaired National Intelligence Estimates and prepared the President’s Daily Brief.Ray McGovern Raymond McGovern is a retired CIA officer turned political activist. McGovern was a... Read more
William Binney – Intelligence, Leaker
William Binney William Edward Binney is a former highly placed intelligence official with the United States National Security Agency turned whistleblower who resigned on October 31, 2001, after more than 30 years with the agency. We need more truthers like this guy. Without people coming forward we wil never... Read more
The Paypal 14 – Activists
The PayPal 14 are a group of defendants allegedly connected with the hacktivist group Anonymous, thirteen of whom pled guilty in a San Jose court in California, United States in December 2013, to charges of conspiring to disrupt access to the PayPal payment service.are a group of defendants allegedly connected... Read more
Christopher Doyon – Hacker
Christopher Doyon Chris Doyon (alias “Commander X”), a self-described leader ‘within’ Anonymous, was arrested in September 2011 for a cyberattack on the website of Santa Cruz County, California. He jumped bail in February 2012 and fled across the border into Canada.(alias “Commander X”), a self-described leader ‘within’ Anonymous, was arrested in September... Read more
Jake Davis – Hacker
Jake Davis Topiary, real name Jake Leslie Davis, born October 27, 1992, is a former hacker. He has worked with Anonymous, LulzSec, and similar hacktivist groups.Topiary, real name Jake Leslie Davis, born October 27, 1992, is a former hacker. He has worked with Anonymous, LulzSec, and similar hacktivist groups.Topiary,... Read more
Thomas Drake – Intelligence, Leaker
Thomas Drake is a former senior executive of the U.S. National Security Agency, a decorated United States Air Force and United States Navy veteran, and a whistleblower.is a former senior executive of the U.S. National Security Agency, a decorated United States Air Force and United States Navy veteran, and... Read more
John Kiriakou – Intelligence, Leaker
John Kiriakou is a former CIA analyst and case officer, former senior investigator for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and former counterterrorism consultant for ABC News, blogger for Huffington Post, and author.former CIA analyst and case officer, former senior investigator for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and former counterterrorism... Read more
Jeremy Hammond – Hacker, Activst
Jeremy Hammond is a political activist and computer hacker from Chicago. He was convicted and sentenced in November 2013 to 10 years in US Federal Prison for hacking the private intelligence firm Stratfor and releasing the leaks through the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks. political activist and computer hacker from Chicago. He was... Read more
Chelsea “Bradley” Manning – Military, Humanitarian
Chelsea “Bradley” Manning Chelsea Elizabeth Manning is a United States Army soldier who was convicted in July 2013 of violations of the Espionage Act and other offenses, after releasing the largest set of classified documents ever leaked to the public.Chelsea Elizabeth Manning is a United States Army soldier who... Read more
Julian Assange – Hacker, Activist
Julian Assange Julian Paul Assange is an Australian publisher and journalist. He is known as the editor-in-chief of the website WikiLeaks, which he co-founded in 2006 after an earlier career in hacking and programming.Julian Paul Assange is an Australian publisher and journalist. He is known as the editor-in-chief of... Read more
Edward Loomis – Intelligence, Leaker
Edward Loomis worked as an NSA cryptologist from 1964 to 2001. Prior to the 9/11 attacks, Loomis unsuccessfully lobbied the agency to adopt a sophisticated data-collection program — nicknamed “ThinThread” — to monitor foreign Internet traffic going through the United States. Loomis, who later became the target of a... Read more