The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is one of the principal intelligence-gathering agencies of the United States federal government. The CIA's headquarters is in Langley, Virginia, a few miles west of Washington, D.C. Its employees operate from U.S. embassies and many other locations around the world. The only independent U.S. intelligence agency, it reports to the Director of National Intelligence.The CIA has three traditional principal activities, which are gathering information about foreign governments, corporations, and individuals; analyzing that information, along with intelligence gathered by other U.S.
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  • Wikileaks shares massive CIA hacking tricks. Does it affect you?

    … Wikileaks shares massive CIA hacking tricks. Does it affect you? Yesterday, whistle blowing website Wikileaks released a treasure trove of supposedly leaked information from the CIA dubbed Vault 7. Within the information are alleged plans the CIA uses to hack into virtually any internet connected device and use it as a monitoring device…

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  • Twitter Takes Stand vs. Use of Dataminr for Surveillance Purposes

    … to public dialog.” While the pilot program between Dataminr and the CIA will not continue, government agencies would still be permitted access in non-surveillance capacities, a Twitter spokesperson told CNBC, saying: We have never authorized a third party to sell data to an intelligence agency for surveillance purposes. Twitter data is largely…

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