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  • isvarahparamahkrsnah

    isvarahparamahkrsnah 7:16 pm on July 20, 2021 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Amnesty, , , , , , , , government surveillance, , , iOS, iPhones, , journalists, , , , NSO, , Pegasus, , , , , , ,   

    The Pegasus Shitstorm 

    It’s been a while since I checked on the latest Covid-19 news. So I thought, why not update myself and perhaps write an article if there’s anything major happening?

    Forget the pandemic. What do I see all over the news? Pegasus! Pegasus! Pegasus!
    SHUT THE FUCK UP!

    Pegasus sounds familiar. Where have I heard that name before? And wallah! I look at my database and I see a few files about Pegasus.
    So it’s nothing new.
    Pegasus has been around for a few years now. But the mainstream media is just catching up after discovering that dozens of journalists were targeted by the spyware.
    HA HA HA!

    I spent over 2 hours going through Pegasus files all over again. And I got a fucking headache from it. Did you come here to learn the intricate details of Pegasus? Nyet! Do your own fucking research!

    It’s not just journalists who are worried now. Just for the record, dozens of journalists have been victims of the Pegasus spyware. Less than a dozen people even remember the history of those innocent folks. So let’s not act like this is brand new information, okay? Journalists have been killed with the help of Pegasus spyware.
    And now, it’s the turn of politicians, royal family members, business executives, human rights activists and government officials who have been targeted through Pegasus over the last few years.
    What goes around, comes around. Let’s celebrate! Everybody gets a Pegasus! You get a Pegasus! You get a Pegasus! You get a Pegasus! Everybody gets a Pegasus! Hurray!

    So now they’re all worried. When was Pegasus information first leaked? 2016? Yet everybody sat on their big fat fucking asses all through 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020! How convenient!

    Edward Snowden warned people, waaaaay back in 2013, that the governments in multiple countries were conducting mass surveillance on innocent citizens. The headlines ran for a few weeks then everybody fucked off.
    It’s 2021. This Pegasus spyware does nothing special that was not already revealed in 2013. Yet all the journalists are busy typing away dozens of articles on Pegasus. They’re milking the Pegasus cow for views but most of them are too fucking stupid to include any solid information.

    As a private journalist, I want to extend a big fuck you to all the mainstream media journos. You imbeciles had a ton of data to work with, yet your articles are pure horseshit.

    I’m going to link the Forensic Report by Amnesty for the cake.
    And a shoutout to Washington Post for a fair attempt to write a decent article detailing the Pegasus spyware. The rest of the journos can fuck off. I skimmed through a dozen articles and was immensely disappointed.

    Indian journalists are shitting bricks right now. Apparently over 1000 phone numbers in India appeared in the leaks.
    Now the Indian government is vehemently denying any involvement in the Pegasus surveillance scheme. Hopefully, the Indian journalists still have a few working brain cells to understand that their government is lying.

    India has been steadily climbing up the surveillance and censorship ladder over the past decade. The intelligent few probably got a whiff of this as early as 2015. The rest of the nation can prepare to become the next China.

    Here are some of the victims of Pegasus:
    Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Hungary, India, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Morocco, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Yemen, Pakistan, France, Hungary.
    If you live in any of the above mentioned countries, you’re about to experience Xi Jinping’s regime without visiting China.

    One of the most disturbing information in the recent leaks is the emergence of zero-click attacks. Technology has advanced so far, that a user need not even touch their phones to be infected with Pegasus.

    iPhones are generally known to be secure in the privacy community. Unfortunately, the Pegasus leaks have confirmed that iPhones are just as vulnerable to spyware, as Android phones.
    Many spyware companies have found different ways to infect Linux machines with spyware as well.

    One of the reasons spyware like Pegasus has managed to thrive for so long is that most modern phones and operating systems have been designed and built for surveillance, not privacy. This corporate greed by phone manufacturers has led to the growth of spyware companies like the NSO.

    Perhaps it’s time to go back to Nokia 3310 and MS DOS.

    As for the Pegasus shitstorm on the news? Boo fucking hoo! Why don’t you journos release the leaked data to the public so we can go through it ourselves?
    The mainstream media is holding the leaked Pegasus data hostage, and feeding the public tiny crumbs of useless news articles everyday. They’ll probably keep this going in the news until some other shit comes up. Then bye bye Pegasus! And bye bye privacy! What? Were we supposed to start securing our devices? Not today!

     
  • isvarahparamahkrsnah

    isvarahparamahkrsnah 2:32 pm on June 13, 2021 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: CDU, , government surveillance, SPD, , Stasi, Telekom, Vodafone   

    1984: Germany Edition 

    It’s here!
    It’s officially here!
    Germany has joined a list of the 1984 coalition of government surveillance and federal thought police!

    The CDU and SPD have agreed on a law which allows the state to spy on innocent people (e.g. accessing WhatsApp messages), who have never committed a crime. It was passed in parliament on the 10th of June. To do this, German security agencies want to, among other things, force companies like Telekom or Vodafone to make their systems less secure or will hide security flaws in operating systems (e.g. iOS, Windows) and apps. This will make it significantly easier to hack devices and will negatively impact German IT infrastructure. Additionally, Internet Service Providers like Telekom can now be forced to manipulate downloads (e.g. software updates) to install spyware from the state, further eroding trust in digital technologies.

    Congratulations!
    The Stasi are back! This time, they’re electronic! No physical traces! No faces, no masks, no papers!
    It’s even better!

    With the current state of Microsoft Windows, the German spies are about to enter the infinite spectrum of surveillance orgasms.

    This is just another one of those headlines which will be forgotten in less than a week.
    People will cry and whine and bitch about it. Some may even create some useless petitions. But everybody will fuck off within a week. Nothing will change.

    We are living in a fucked up shitty world where the biggest criminals on earth i.e. the politicians and their conglomerates of useless government branches commit the most absurd crimes in the history of humanity, and get away with it in plain sight, while the general masses watch in helpless horror.
    This is truly, the peak of civilization!
    We’ve got Xi Jinping and his shithole country of loonies eating bats and creating viruses. Then there’s the Middle East where TOR and VPN users are hunted down like rats. We’ve got Russia and India, where the governments put journalists in body bags for speaking the truth. Then there’s the grand old USA, where the politicians hypnotize the idiots with nonsense distractions so they can fuck ’em in the ass, the good ol’ ‘merican style!

    When is Merkel going to ban VPN and TOR in Germany? I’m just curious. ‘Cause it’s only a matter of time before every German citizen jumps on the VPN bandwagon to flee the Stasi.

     
  • isvarahparamahkrsnah

    isvarahparamahkrsnah 5:30 pm on April 22, 2021 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Aarogya Setu, AstraZeneca, , , , , , , , , , government surveillance, , , , , , , , , mutations, , , oxygen, , Pfizer, , , , , , , , tracking,   

    Covid-19: It Can Only Get Worse 

    A lot of countries, and by countries, I mean the people, and their governments, were toying with the pandemic. “Just two more weeks,” they said.

    India just crossed 315K new cases in a day.
    LIGHT THE FIREWORKS!
    CELEBRATE!
    Masks off! More weddings and crowds and loitering on the streets! Uttarayan! Holi! Kumbh Mela!
    Let’s go India! You can do this!

    If there are any other countries that are thinking of playing around with the Coronavirus like it’s their grandma’s panties, take a look at India right now.
    India will get through this just fine. 1.3B people. Like I said last year, even if 300M folks died, India would still keep going.
    The rest of you fuckers, would be wiped off the face of the earth.
    So, you can hold your protests, and riot on the streets and have Covid parties all you want, but just know, unlike India and China, you don’t have the balls to procreate a future generation. This very well might be your last one. So tread carefully.

    My predictions for November 2020 will come true. Even if delayed by a few months, I was quite accurate in my analysis and hypothesis. Now it wasn’t Nov 2020, but it will be some other month this year, perhaps Nov 2021?
    Let’s just say I made some premature predictions and prophesies. Or, we could say that I made accurate predictions but the Indian government rigged the numbers!

    What’s on the news?
    Fake Covid-19 vaccines have been discovered by Pfizer in Mexico and Poland.
    It’s business baby! First, it was the governments that tried to take advantage of the pandemic. Then the corporations. And now, it’s the drug dealers. The problem started at the top, and trickled down to the bottom.

    AstraZeneca vaccine was suspended in 18 countries. Thailand, Luxembourg, Sweden, Slovenia, Latvia, Portugal, Cyprus, Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Indonesia, Netherlands, Ireland, Bulgaria, Iceland, Norway, Denmark.

    Double and Triple mutant variants of the Coronavirus found in India.
    Oh well, those cow dung baths and cow piss shots couldn’t help much, could they?

    French variant of Covid-19 undetectable in PCR test.
    Well, only the Chinese variant is superdetectable from a mile away – because Coronavirus came from China. Even a blind man in the Amazon forest would’ve seen the pandemic emerging from China.
    But nobody talks about China because that’s racist. Bunch of fucking bullshit!

    Baltimore Mayor begs residents to stop shooting each other so hospital beds can be used for Coronavirus patients.
    Now this headline is from early 2020, but can still be applied to this day.
    People never change.
    What’s the latest shooting case in America?
    Never mind!
    I don’t give a fuck.
    I stopped following the weekly shootings after the Floyd riots last year.
    Seriously, try something new. Find a hobby or something. These shootings have become stale and boring.
    Maybe it’s just karma in another form after Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, Syria etc etc.
    Americans are too busy meddling with other countries’ affairs yet they can’t sort out their weekly shootings, eh?

    Anyway, one of the things I’ve been really curious about is, what happened to all the surveillance apps that every government rolled out within weeks after the pandemic began, to track and monitor infected people?
    Surely, if everyone had downloaded the Covid-19 surveillance apps, then people would be safe?

    Didn’t India make their app mandatory for everyone who wanted to go outside their homes? What’s the name? Aarogya setu? What happened to it? Weren’t the cops going to check people’s phones to see if they had the app installed?
    Their site shows 176M downloads. That’s like 13% of the population.

    I’m looking at this graph in an article from the Financial Times which compares the official count of Covid-19 deaths vs the number of cremations of Covid-19 victims over the same period.
    Some districts have cremations as high as 100x the official count.
    Now, what’d I say about the lying governments?
    And this one is about India. Anybody who’s been to India knows you can’t trust the government or politicians on anything.
    So my guess is that the government faked the numbers, the general dumbass population got a false sense of security and became reckless, and the infections spread like wildfire.
    Nice!

    I believe India shall see a daily rise of 500K cases in less than a week, that is, if the government doesn’t manipulate the statistics once again.

    I saw a screenshot of an Indian newspaper on 9gag. “Patients gasp for breath, netas hold up o2 tanker for photo op. Politicians in Indore stopped than tanker carrying 30 tonnes of oxygen twice for photo ops and a puja before it could be unloaded.”
    Puja means worship. Indian politicians worshiped a tank of oxygen.
    This is how you know my predictions will come true. Because this is the type of big brains you’d expect in the Indian government – worshiping oxygen tanks and Covid-19 vaccines. That’s right. When the first batch of vaccines arrived in Indian hospitals, they decided to worship the vaccines. Because that’s how people get immunity – by worshiping vaccines. And if you worship a tank of oxygen, you will never need a breathe of oxygen again!

    I’m seeing news headlines of shortage of Covid-19 vaccines in India.
    Whilst Modi was enjoying the publicity stunts by exporting vaccines to other countries, he must’ve forgotten the pandemic was still a real problem in India.
    Ironically, the Indian government has opened up vaccination for everyone 18+ on some bullshit platform called CoWIN. If they’re implying that the ‘rona is winning in India, they’re absolutely correct. If they’re implying that they’ll win the battle against the ‘rona, AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Hilarious! Have you read my articles about the current state of India?
    You don’t win a battle against a deadly virus by crowding everywhere, wearing masks below the nose, going to every wedding in a 100 mile radius, and having the hygiene standards of a pig.
    Where’s the lockdown in India? There is no fucking lockdown. They’ve imposed night curfews which are pretty much useless because most of the population sleeps at night anyway.

    Yesterday I read a headline about J&J trying to get approval for rollout in India.
    At this point, I’m convinced India will be the new test bed for every vaccine manufacturer.

    I think we’re all on a deadline here. India is a perfect example of how quickly shit can hit the fan when we don’t take precautions. Even if you take all the precautions, if someone around you does not, they increase your chances of being infected as well. And that’s scary.

    Every family, every neighborhood has that one dumbass who will definitely get infected because they’re a fucking idiot. And everyone that idiot visits or gets in close proximity with might just get infected as well. All it takes is one small slip, one mistake, and you’re truly fucked.
    If you’re wearing a mask but the moron who comes close to you isn’t wearing one, or is wearing it improperly, then they’re putting you at risk.

    So, even if you’re just going to get groceries, or pay your bills, or shopping for some essentials, it’s a high-risk manoeuvre at best.

     
  • isvarahparamahkrsnah

    isvarahparamahkrsnah 4:52 am on January 27, 2021 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , , government surveillance, , ISP, Museveni, , , , Yoweri Museveni   

    Analyzing The Internet Shutdown In Uganda 

    Recently there was an internet shutdown in Uganda during the elections.
    It was a classic tactic to win yet another election by Museveni.

    It’s 2021.
    Why do internet shutdowns influenced by dictators still exist?

    Did you know that people in Uganda must pay a tax in order to access social networks?
    That’s right, ladies and gentlemen.
    They’ve been paying social media taxes since 2018.
    The OTT tax was put in place to tackle olugambo. That’s their excuse for censoring free speech.
    Yoweri Museveni does not like people who gossip on social media. And in a bid to silence them, he decided they must pay taxes to use it.

    In order to ensure that all social media users pay their taxes, the government has to monitor their internet.
    How else would they know if someone’s evading their OTT tax?
    And if they can monitor whether someone’s evading their tax, it’s quite obvious that they can monitor that person’s social media accounts as well.
    And if people said something that Museveni didn’t like, that’d be the end of them.

    Monitoring internet connections for any purpose is never a good idea. It’s a deep dark bottomless pit.

    So you can easily understand how dangerous it is to be an activist in Uganda.

    Hujambo Museveni!
    Uhali gani?
    Uko mzima?
    Mbona unawasumbua wananchi?
    Umeezeeka, sasa ni wakati wakuacha kiti ya rais.
    Unaelewa kiingereza?

    Museveni is a goddamn dictator.
    You hear that, Museveni?
    You’re a goddamn bald headed dictator!

    And now Museveni wants to block all VPN connections and arrest all VPN users.

    This is the current state of internet freedom in Africa.

    You know this is a big deal because every third world shithole country is gearing up to become like North Korea or worse!

    Uganda blocked porn websites in 2018.
    Did you know that? You can’t access xhamster, pornhub or xvideos.
    Now personally I don’t advocate watching porn BUT IN THE INTEREST OF FREE SPEECH, I wouldn’t recommend censoring porn sites either.
    A lot of countries have blocked porn, especially in the East.

    Anyway.
    This is terrible terrible news.
    This morning I read that Iran had blocked Signal.

    With each passing day, our freedoms are slowly being taken away. Most of us hardly notice it until it’s too late.
    Where’s the free open internet that existed in the 90’s?

     
  • isvarahparamahkrsnah

    isvarahparamahkrsnah 7:06 pm on August 5, 2020 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , data harvesting, government surveillance, , , ,   

    Judge Esther Salas – The Importance of Privacy 

    Today I watched a video of Judge Esther Salas, who’s son and husband were recently shot by an intruder at their home.
    The poor woman lost her son and her husband is still under intensive care in the hospital.

    Apparently the intruder dressed up as a delivery guy with a FedEx package.
    This intruder was later found dead in his car with a package addressed to the judge.
    He was an attorney, had a complete dossier on the judge and her family.

    Now, there are several conspiracy? videos on YouTube claiming that the judge was attacked because she did high profile cases and had taken on Epstein’s case.
    Since the judge herself hasn’t admitted any specific correlation between taking Epstein’s case and the attack at her home, I’m not going to pursue that lead.
    I’m not a crime detective so I prefer to stay out of the murk.
    Every time someone gets murdered, Hillary Clinton’s name comes up.
    How much money does Hillary Clinton have? It must cost a lot to hire all those hitmen.
    Anyway, Hillary Clinton and her crimes don’t concern me. If Trump didn’t throw her in jail, she must be innocent, right?
    I’ll leave that to the Democrats and Republicans to battle over.

    The judge talked about internet privacy. And that’s what this article is about.
    Esther mentioned that all the judges’ addresses and personal information is available online.
    But that’s not it.
    If you’re an adult living in America, there’s a 50% chance that your personal information is available online.
    There are numerous websites specifically dedicated to harvesting and publishing personal information.
    That information includes your full name, the names of all your family members, relatives, and associates, your address, your email, your phone numbers, your income and the list of all your previous known addresses.
    What I’m mentioning here are details that were readily available to me on open websites. And that’s without much digging.
    There are websites with a paywall that include details of criminal records, education, employment history, vehicle records and so much more.

    If someone doesn’t want to pay for that information, they can do a little digging themselves and gather pretty much everything they need by putting two and two together.
    There are websites that list the birthdays of celebrities. There are sites that list employment information and professional background e.g. LinkedIn. And of course, social media like Facebook and Twitter can provide the rest of the missing pieces.

    Now, most governments in the world are known to have some form of surveillance and they have detailed information about their citizens. But that information isn’t public. It is controlled by the government and accessible only by the government agencies.

    However, in the US, there are private companies that have set up websites that aggregate data about the population and provide them either for free or a minimal fee.
    The data business has thrived in the US. Marketers and data brokers are harvesting and selling personal information and making a profit from it.

    You won’t find these kind of publishing websites for any other country, especially India and China.
    The information is harvested, aggregated and sold among companies, but it’s kept secret. It’s not published for the general public.

    Now, will these types of websites pop up in the future? Probably.

    Imagine websites that catalogue the personal information of citizens of every country.
    That’s the future of online privacy.
    The US has proven to be a fertile testing lab for this type of privacy invasion.

    When your personal information is published online, it can be accessed by anybody. That compromises your privacy and safety. It’s easy to target someone and harm them when you have so much detailed information available online. All you need is a motive and a plan.

    I just watched a bunch of China videos by the YouTuber serpentza, where he describes the Chinese surveillance system and how he was constantly harassed by the cops and state officials for being a foreigner.
    Imagine constantly being followed by the state police who keep detailed logs of all your activities.
    Imagine how much harm these people can cause you if and when they have a motive.

    And this is the problem with surveillance and privacy. It’s not just online privacy but offline privacy that gets invaded. And you never know who might use that information against you. It could be some psychopath stranger, your colleague from work, your boss, your local cops or the government.
    Nobody can be trusted with your personal information.

    Most people aren’t concerned about privacy because they don’t care. They don’t think anyone could harm them with that information. Well, they’re wrong.
    You never know whom you might piss off and who may want to hurt you to take revenge.
    Even the most lovable folks have enemies. That’s just the way of the world.
    Better be safe than sorry.

     
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