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Watch the CIA Director Goes into Meltdown Mode After Being Asked to Apologize for Spying on the Senate

14 minutes agoNews / Independent News : AlterNet

John Brennan struggles to maintain composure after being asked to apologize for CIA spying. The Director of the CIA reacted furiously on Tuesday to a call by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) to apologize for agents’ spying on Senate Intelligence...Show More Summary

CIA Director Freaks Out After Senator Wyden Points Out How The CIA Spied On The Senate

3 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

If you're a CIA Director, one would assume that you know how to be cool under fire, right? Apparently that's not the case for current CIA Director John Brennan who seemed to completely freak out when Senator Ron Wyden started askingShow More Summary

CIA director: The Middle East is the worst it's been in 50 years with 'unprecedented' bloodshed

CIA Director John Brennan told a Senate committee Tuesday that the violence and instability in the Middle East is the worst it's been in 50 years, painting a dire picture of a region he said was facing "unprecedented" bloodshed. Brennan...Show More Summary

CIA Director: CIA Actions During 2014 Senate Files Search ‘Reasonable’

CIA Director John Brennan claims that the 2014 search of the US Senate files by the Central Intelligence Agency was an acceptable action.

Senate Intelligence Committee Members Ask White House For Official Apology From CIA For Hacking Senate Computers

2 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Ron Wyden, Martin Heinrich and Mazie Hirono -- all members of Senate Intelligence Committee -- have sent a letter to the President demanding an official apology from CIA head John Brennan for the agency's surveillance of Senate staffers working on the Torture Report. Show More Summary

'Teens' Who Hacked CIA Director Also Hit White House Official

The teen hackers who embarrassed the CIA Director John Brennan and US Spy Chief James Clapper have hit yet another victim.

Teen who hacked CIA director’s email hits Director of National Intelligence next

Remember the teenage hackers who managed to break into CIA director John Brennan's email account several times? It looks like they’re back doing the same sort of activity, and this time they’ve targeted Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. Show More Summary

Clapper hacked: US Intelligence director’s personal e-mail and phone breached

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The same entity that claims to be behind a recent hack of CIA Director John Brennan's personal email now claims to be behind a breach of the accounts of Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence confirmed to Motherboard that Clapper had been targeted, and that the case has been forwarded to law enforcement. (more…)

Teen hacker known as 'Cracka' pranks James Clapper

4 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

A teen hacker who claims he conned his way into CIA director John Brennan’s personal email while high is at it again and trolling the Director of National Intelligence.

Hacker Strikes Again: James Clapper’s Personal Email Taken Over

A hacker who previously accessed CIA Director John Brennan's private email, as well as an account belonging to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, now claims to have accessed accounts belonging to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.

How Artificial Immune Systems May Be the Future of Cybersecurity

2015 was a year of jaw-dropping hacks. From CIA director John Brennan’s private email to Sony Inc, from the IRS to CVS, from Target to the notorious Ashley Madison, millions... read more The post How Artificial Immune Systems May Be the Future of Cybersecurity appeared first on Singularity HUB.

US Government Needs New Broom to Sweep Out Saudi Sympathizers

Top US government officials including CIA chief John Brennan are amenable to the Saudi regime and Muslim Brotherhood, making them obstacles to progressive US policy in the Middle East, international affairs journalist Wayne Madsen told Sputnik.

Don’t Blame Edward Snowden for the Paris Attacks

Soon after John Brennan, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency, took the stage on Wednesday, at the annual conference of the Overseas Security Advisory Council, in Washington, D.C., he suggested that members of the audience might be aware of certain remarks he’d made in the aftermath of ISIS’s assault on Paris last Friday. Show More Summary

What's The Evidence Mass Surveillance Works? Not Much

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Current and former government officials have been pointing to the terror attacks in Paris as justification for mass surveillance programs. CIA Director John Brennan accused privacy advocates of "hand-wringing" that has made "our ability...Show More Summary

CIA chief lashes out at Edward Snowden after Paris attacks

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

CIA Director John Brennan on Wednesday blasted former analyst Edward Snowden, saying his intelligence leaks had undermined US security. The comments from Brennan come at a time of growing debate following last week’s attacks in Paris about whether intelligence services have enough tools at...


DEEP IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE CIA Director Cites ‘Impact of Climate Change’ as Deeper Cause of Global Instability November 16, 2015 (CNS News) “…Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan said that CIA analysts [believe nationalistic,...Show More Summary

NYT: Mass Surveillance Isn't The Answer To Fighting Terrorism

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

It’s a wretched yet predictable ritual after each new terrorist attack: Certain politicians and government officials waste no time exploiting the tragedy for their own ends. The remarks on Monday by John Brennan, the director of theShow More Summary

Author Parrots CIA's Brennan Condemning Surveillance Leaks

Josh Rogin is among many journalists who covered John Brennan’s complaints about how “a number of unauthorized disclosures”and hand-wringing about our surveillance capabilities this morning (which was a response to Rogin asking “what...Show More Summary

There is no record of US mass surveillance ever preventing a large terror attack

3 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

CIA Director John Brennan wants you to think the Paris attacks were Snowden's fault -- the "hand wringing" over mass surveillance has ended his agency's ability to "thwart" terrorists attacks "before they're carried out." There's only one problem with that: there's no evidence that the US's mass surveillance programs have ever prevented a major terrorist attack. (more…)

Experts Expect Surveillance Power Grab After Paris Attacks

When CIA Director John Brennan took the stage at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., Monday, he told the audience his remarks would be different than the ones he had prepared to give before Friday's attacks in Paris. "They are different because our sensibilities and our souls...

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