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[Twitter] CIA malware "Grasshopper" re-installs itself every 22 hours by corrupting Windows Update--even if is disabled.

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https://twitter.com/wikileaks/status/850323865972596738

     
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That's surprisingly scary
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I thought Wikileaks released information to M$ in order to fix these vulnerabilities? And this is just one of the CIA's tools. Terrifying.
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Guys.. the government has literally Unlimited money.. if they want something they just take it.. if you're worried, there are only two things you can do.. Join the government and climb, Or just don't -internet-

This whole privacy thing is idealist table conversation.. for example, everyone knows killing is wrong, yet we build millions of guns every year..
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Guys.. the government has literally Unlimited money.. if they want something they just take it.. if you're worried, there are only two things you can do.. Join the government and climb, Or just don't -internet-

This whole privacy thing is idealist table conversation.. for example, everyone knows killing is wrong, yet we build millions of guns every year..

And even though killing is wrong we still make knives, screwdrivers, baseball bats, iron pipes, tire tools, rope, cars..... Guns or all the mentioned items in themselves aren't the problem, it's the intent behind the user that is and simply put, the real problem is human nature itself.

All these things will do nothing on their own and it's the same with the CIA.

The CIA will do as it pleases, you can think of it as an government organization or whatever but in the end humans are in control and making "It" do as it does. It's true they can probrably justify it because of all the threats there are but again it's an extremely thin line at times so crossing it is much easier than you'd think when you have to keep an eye on everything because a threat can be anywhere. Not making excuses for it, that's just how it is.

All I can say on my part is I'm glad it's something I don't have to deal with everyday or really, any day for that fact.
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Guys.. the government has literally Unlimited money.. if they want something they just take it.. if you're worried, there are only two things you can do.. Join the government and climb, Or just don't -internet-

This whole privacy thing is idealist table conversation.. for example, everyone knows killing is wrong, yet we build millions of guns every year..

Guess what? there are already millions of guns...

Do you think stopping production would make us and our nation safer? Do you expect us to go to war with kitchen knives if our country gets tested? Do you want the police to have no gun when you have 3 guys in your house doing a home invasion with multiple firearms? Are you going to ask the police to come "break up" the home invasion? Do you think evil people will stop getting guns if we stop making them? There are already zillions and zillions of guns so you assume the criminals just won't obtain them because we dont make new ones? You make absolutely no sense and it's people like you that scare me.
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I thought Wikileaks released information to M$ in order to fix these vulnerabilities? And this is just one of the CIA's tools. Terrifying.

Don't climb to high up the ladder, and don't do anything illegal and you have nothing to worry about, they can't arrest 7 billion people. lol.

A nice modest 50k salary, and a nice minimalist life, = no one can really ever do anything to you, because you are part of a vast pool of people at that point. Stand out by living in a ghetto area, or a super super rich area, and you stand out more. It's not really terrifying unless you have a reason to stand out.
    
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The question now is, what is their method of delivery... tongue.gif
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The question now is, what is their method of delivery... tongue.gif

Probably the NSA backdoor that is built into all motherboards BIOS chips. thumb.gif
    
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Holy crap, i should delete all the nude stuff of the wives of the top executives of cia and fbi. They'll catch me for good this time.

Lol, in before "what's wrong ? This is nothing. Google does this" people.
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