MAKES ONE ALMOST WANT TO GO BACK TO A ROTARY DIAL LAND LINE OR BETTER YET, TELEGRAPH AND A PHILCO BLACK & WHITE TV WITH RABBIT EARS ANTENNA…
In the wake of the latest Wikileaks dump, several of the tech firms whose products have been allegedly compromised by the CIA have given their first reactions to the claims. Companies like Apple looked quell worries from their users by issuing a statement to TechCrunch designed to alleviate concerns that the company’s products might still be vulnerable to a laundry list of CIA exploits. In short, Apple maintains that many of the iOS vulnerabilities the CIA previously relied upon have already been patched.
Apple’s statement was the most detailed, saying it had already addressed some of the vulnerabilities.
“The technology built into today’s iPhone represents the best data security available to consumers, and we’re constantly working to keep it that way,” it said.
“Our products and software are designed to quickly get security updates into the hands of our customers, with nearly 80% of users running the latest version of our operating system.
“While our initial analysis indicates that many of the issues leaked today were already patched in the latest iOS, we will continue work to rapidly address any identified vulnerabilities.
“We always urge customers to download the latest iOS to make sure they have the most recent security update.”
Samsung – whose F8000 series of televisions was reportedly compromised via a USB connection-based hack co-developed with the UK’s MI5 agency – was briefer.
“Protecting consumers’ privacy and the security of our devices is a top priority at Samsung,” it said.
“We are aware of the report in question and are urgently looking into the matter.”
The leaks also claimed that the CIA had created malware to target PCs running Microsoft’s Windows operating system.
“We are aware of the report and are looking into it,” a spokesman from Microsoft said.
Google declined to comment about allegations that the CIA was able to “penetrate, infest and control” Android phones due to its discovery and acquisition of “zero day” bugs – previously unknown flaws in the operating system’s code.
Likewise, the Linux Foundation has yet to publicly react to claims the agency had created “attack and control systems” that could hijack computers powered by Linux-based software.
The World Wide Web Foundation – which campaigns for internet privacy – said the US government needed to issue a detailed response.
Barbra Streisand Blames Donald Trump For Her Weight Gain (Update: Looks Like Babs Will be at IHOP Today)
WOW, NOW THE INSANE LEFT BLAMES TRUMP FOR WEIGHT GAIN …
When does it stop for the loony LEFT? Now uber-lib Barbara Streisand blames Donald Trump for her weight gain. Good grief. Why are we even hearing anything from her, didn’t she state she would leave the United States if trump won? What’s keeping you Babs?
Singer and actress Barbra Streisand once promised she would leave the United States if Donald Trump were elected president — instead she is drowning her discontent in syrup and pancakes.
This weekend on Twitter the entertainer blamed her weight gain on Trump-induced pancake consumption.
Fret not Babs, it’s National pancake day!!!
Tuesday, March 7 is National Pancake Day and to celebrate, IHOP restaurants across metro Detroit are giving away FREE short stacks of buttermilk pancakes.
In return for the free pancakes, guests are encouraged to make a voluntary donation to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The goal is to raise $3.5 million.
To find a local IHOP restaurant or to donate online, click here. The National Pancake Day celebration runs from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., with some locations extending the celebration until 10 p.m. Limit one short stack, three pancakes, per guest.
President Donald Trump Tweets Obama Wire Tapped Him …”Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my “wires tapped” in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!”
IF THE MEDIA WANTS ITS WATERGATE, HERE IT IS … DO YOU HAVE THE GUTS TO INVESTIGATE IT?
This morning President Donald Trump tweeted out the following bombshell … that the Obama Administration “wire tapped” the Trump Towers during the election. Whether this is true or not, this begins to make some sense. As Rush Limbaugh stated the other day, Obama was waging a silent coup by setting land mines along the way as he was in his way out the door. It would make sense that there were wire taps as how has there been so much so-called info on Trump admin individuals. Then there is of course the crimes that are being committed by the purposeful, wanted and intended leaks to the media. This entire anti-Trump attack was obviously a concerted and planned event. So who do you think was responsible for such a “community organized” coup?
Here is your Watergate MSM, it just happens to be a Democrat who appears to have been committing the crimes, do you have the guts to do your job and fairly investigate this story? Or are you going to just act like the liberal sycophants that you are and defend Obama? This is what you have been waiting for all your lives, its worse than Watergate … do your job, or just shut up forever.
Yup, just like Obama never had anything to do with or knew noting about “Fast & Furious” or the fact that conservative Tea Party non-profit organizations were targeted by Obama’s IRS. Former Obama foreign policy adviser Ben Rhodes tweeted earlier in the day that: “No President can order a wiretap. Those restrictions were put in place to protect citizens from people like you.” I guess it all depends on what is, is. Its not the president who ordered the wire tap, its was one of his minions.
Former President Obama on Saturday denied President Trump’s accusation that Obama had Trump Tower phones tapped in the weeks before the November 2016 election.
“Neither President Obama nor any White House official ever ordered surveillance on any U.S. citizen. Any suggestion otherwise is simply false,” said Kevin Lewis, a spokesman for the former president.
UPDATE II: The Democrat media complex comes to the defense of Barack Obama and uses the term “false”.
At this point we have no idea is this story is tru or false, yet some how the MSM already knows that it is false. We know that there was a FISA request. The MSM should want to be all over this story to find the truth. Yet, they have already determined that its a false comment. HOW THEY HELL DO THEY KNOW ITS FALSE? If the situation was reversed they would already be looking to impeach Trump.
Gateway Pundit Makes Major Announcement … Gateway Pundit is going to have a White House Correspondent this Year!!!
LOCAL BLOGGER DONE GOOD … THIS COULD NOT HAVE HAPPENED TO A BETTER GUY!!!
Last night at the Deploraball in Washington, DC ahead of the Donald Trump residential inauguration, The Gateway Pundit made a major announcement. Jim Hofts said that Gateway Pundit is going to have a White House Correspondent this year!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! This is huge, so huge. I could it be more happy for someone who has worked so hard in the conservative movement and has done an amazing job.
“During the election I had a million readers a day at the Gateway pundit, thank you, and the reason was because I was telling the truth …. we’ve been in contact with the Trump Administration and they’re going to do something different and we got their word that the Gateway Pundit is going to have a White House Correspondent this year!!!”
Words cannot even begin to say the pure joy that I have i hearing this news and for The Gateway Pundit. I can say that I knew Jim when. We first met back in 2005 at Blog Nashville when both of us were first starting out in this little online worlds we call the internet and blogging. It is hard to believe from 2005 to 2017, bloggers have gone from the MSM calling us individuals in their pajamas typing on computers in their basement to the press room of the White House. CONGRATS Jim, you and the folks at The Gateway Pundit have so earned it. KUDOS to all of your hard along the years and it is fantastic to see all of your hard work being rewarded.
Finally, we will have some honest media in the White House press pool.
Outrage on the Internet After VIDEO of 12 Year Old Katelyn Nicole Davis’ Suicide Shared on Social Media
WITH ALL THAT IS GOOD WITH SOCIAL MEDIA … THIS IS NOT.
This can only be described as beyond tragic. On December 30, 2016 Katelyn Nicole Davis live-streamed her suicide on social media outside her home in Cedartown, Georgia. the 12 year old girl hanged herself in her front yard, reportedly after claims of physical and sexual abuse by a male relative. To make matters worse, the video is now being re-posted by numerous website. WE WILL NEVER BE ONE OF THEM. Now there is outrage on the internet as the video of her suicide is being shared and circulated through out the web, as authorities appear helpless to stop it. Polk County Police Chief Kenny Dodd stated there’s nothing he can do:
“We did our due diligence to try to remove it, but it’s impossible. There’s too many websites that have it, there’s too many people who have it on their device.”
God bless this child as our prayer go out to her family and friend. And may justice come swiftly to those responsible for crimes against Katelyn Nicole Davis. Rest in Peace.
Days after a 12-year-old girl broadcast her suicide live on a social media site; Polk County Police Chief Kenny Dodd said he can’t stop people from sharing the video online.
In the video, Katelyn Nicole Davis claimed she had been physically and sexually abused by a family member, then hung herself in the front yard of her Cedartown home on December 30.
Chief Dodd was initially unaware video of the girl’s death was being shared on social media.
“We were actually contacted by a police officer from California who saw it the night of the event,” Chief Dodd told FOX 5′s Deidra Dukes.
The police department’s been flooded with Facebook messages, emails, and phone calls from as far away as Great Britain from people who are outraged the video is being shared online and demanding the police have it taken down.
Do the right thing folks, if you have put this video up, please take it down. The idea that anyone would want to show the suicide of anything, let alone a 12 year old, suspected sexual assault victim is reprehensible.