[funsec] CIA collects intel at Internet Cafes

Gadi Evron ge at linuxbox.org
Fri Jul 20 21:11:23 CDT 2007

On Fri, 20 Jul 2007, Sean Donelan wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Jul 2007, Gadi Evron wrote:
>> On Fri, 20 Jul 2007, Brian Loe wrote:
>> Just to be clear, that's not a privacy issue, that's an espionage issue. 
>> Yes?
>> And just to be clear, this is from a book, and must be true.
> How many other forms of malware do you think are also on those Internet cafe 
> computers sending information to how many different groups?
> If you use a shared computer, you are probably sharing a lot.
> Suppose someone wrote a book that said Al-Qaeda operatives had installed 
> software on computers in Iraqi Internet cafes that collected information
> from all sorts of individuals including NGO aid workers, off-duty security
> workers, or even soliders from various countries that might use those 
> computers.

Well, I am sure we can make wikipedia say that, and what's in wikipedia is 
always true.

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