CIA


INVESTIGATIVE REPORT: How a Plane Mogul Dodged U.S. Scrutiny

When a Kansas strip-mall bank with possible mob ties folded in the mid-1980s, federal authorities investigated whether a shareholder, Iranian-born aviation magnate Farhad Azima, should face criminal charges. The probe…

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Ex-CIA Chief: Worries Grew of Trump Campaign Contacts to Russia

Former CIA director John Brennan said on Tuesday he had noticed contacts between associates of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia during the 2016 election and grew concerned Moscow had…

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CIA Chief Visits South Korea Amid Heightened Tension

America’s CIA director is making an unannounced visit to South Korea, the U.S. Embassy in Seoul confirmed Monday, amid heightened tensions on the Korean Peninsula. An embassy official said Mike…

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What the CIA WikiLeaks Dump Tells Us: Encryption Works

If the tech industry is drawing one lesson from the latest WikiLeaks disclosures, it’s that data-scrambling encryption works; and the industry should use more of it. Documents purportedly outlining a…

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FOCUS: What the CIA Thinks of Your Anti-Virus Program

Peppering the 8,000 pages of purported Central Intelligence Agency hacking data released Tuesday by WikiLeaks are reviews of some of the world’s most popular anti-virus products. The hackers are quoted…

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WikiLeaks Reveals CIA Trove Alleging Wide-Scale Hacking

WikiLeaks published thousands of documents Tuesday described as secret files about CIA hacking tools the government employs to break into users’ computers and mobile phones from companies like Apple, Google,…

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CIA Chief Meets Secretly With Abbas

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met secretly with the CIA chief in Ramallah, Palestinian officials said on Wednesday. Mike Pompeo and Abbas held talks on Tuesday at the Palestinian government…

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