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WikiLeaks posts huge encrypted file to Web
Yahoo ^ | July 5, 2010 | Rapahel Satter

Posted on 08/05/2010 5:04:07 PM PDT by redhead

LONDON – Online whistle-blower WikiLeaks has posted a huge encrypted file named "Insurance" to its website, sparking speculation that those behind the organization may be prepared to release more classified information if authorities interfere with them.

At 1.4 gigabytes, the file is 20 times larger than the batch of 77,000 secret U.S. military documents about Afghanistan that WikiLeaks dumped onto the Web last month, and cryptographers say that the file is virtually impossible to crack — unless WikiLeaks releases the key used to encode the material.

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1 posted on 08/05/2010 5:04:08 PM PDT by redhead
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To: redhead

This ought to be interesting, ping.

Attack them with a huge denial of service, Pentagon. lol


2 posted on 08/05/2010 5:08:05 PM PDT by FoxPro (Out side of a dog, books are mans best friend. Inside of a dog, it is to dark to read.)
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To: redhead

A Pentagon mouthpiece was on TV today asking (begging?) Wikileaks not to post anymore classified info.

Yet last week there were reports that the NY Slimes went to the White House prior to publishing the initial leaked information and received an Obama/Gibbs-sized shrug of indifference.

Can this administration be any more inept? It boggles the mind.


3 posted on 08/05/2010 5:09:54 PM PDT by prairiebreeze (We don't have a leader in the Oval Office, we have a reader in the Oval Office.)
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To: redhead

Is he going to blackmail anyone who tries to go after him with the threat of a release?


4 posted on 08/05/2010 5:11:47 PM PDT by huldah1776
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To: redhead

Something odd is afoot as I imagine this ‘situation’ could have been managed.


5 posted on 08/05/2010 5:12:11 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: redhead
It's a bluff...Julian Assange is a narcissist and needs the attention. It's all about him...Just ignore the little POS


6 posted on 08/05/2010 5:12:34 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Lets get dangerous)
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To: redhead

I always thought we had Spooks to take of these things.


7 posted on 08/05/2010 5:12:42 PM PDT by Deaf Smith
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To: FoxPro

too late. the file has been downloaded to hard drives all over the world. All he would have to do is post the password on a bulletin board somewhere.


8 posted on 08/05/2010 5:14:27 PM PDT by balch3
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To: redhead
unless WikiLeaks releases the key used to encode the material.

They'll release it, they can't stand not to. Their just going to try and hide behind "encryption" (Who me? We encrypted that file! Evil hackers un-locked it!!), but the key is probably on their site already, just broken down.
If not, it'll pop up on an anti-American site soon enough.

I'll laugh my arse off if it is blowfish encrypted.

Things are easy to encrypt..

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9 posted on 08/05/2010 5:15:29 PM PDT by Michael Barnes (Call me when the bullets start flying.)
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To: Deaf Smith
I always thought we had Spooks to take of these things.

They've all been reassigned to work on finding dirt on Sarah Palin.

10 posted on 08/05/2010 5:15:39 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Deaf Smith
I always thought we had Spooks to take of these things.

Obama doesn't have the cahonees to order such a mission.


11 posted on 08/05/2010 5:16:15 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Lets get dangerous)
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To: darkwing104

HA! You know what, you probably right...It’s probably a movie fetched off of demonoid and encrypted.


12 posted on 08/05/2010 5:17:13 PM PDT by Michael Barnes (Call me when the bullets start flying.)
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To: redhead

Wikileaks doesn’t have the key. They are hoping some hacker can crack it.


13 posted on 08/05/2010 5:17:57 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Satan is a Democrat and Obama is his minion.)
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To: redhead
"impossible to crack"

Which means that some 15 year old kid will crack it by next week.
14 posted on 08/05/2010 5:18:52 PM PDT by StolarStorm
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To: redhead

They need to rescind the no assassination policy.


15 posted on 08/05/2010 5:19:43 PM PDT by StolarStorm
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To: Blood of Tyrants

I thought about that at first..But what if the file is actually good news for America? They would not chance that.


16 posted on 08/05/2010 5:21:14 PM PDT by Michael Barnes (Call me when the bullets start flying.)
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To: redhead
Manning, currently jailed on suspicion of leaking classified material to WikiLeaks in a previous case, has been quoted as saying that the cables would expose "almost criminal political back dealings" and that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would "have a heart attack" when the files went public.

I have to say that I am not really sure who I am rooting for in this case. I certainly do not want any serviceman to be put at risk. But if true exposure of Zero and the hildabeast are in there...well?

17 posted on 08/05/2010 5:21:31 PM PDT by lovesdogs
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To: lovesdogs

Wikileaks and the shemale wannabe are giving our entire country the middle finger. This goes way beyond Obama and Hitlery.


18 posted on 08/05/2010 5:28:10 PM PDT by StolarStorm
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To: Michael Barnes

Do you actually think that Obastard would allow GOOD news to be leaked to them?


19 posted on 08/05/2010 5:30:26 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Satan is a Democrat and Obama is his minion.)
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To: redhead

It is Obama’s birth certificate and college records with Michelle whitey tapes and all of the Chicago mob corruption files and facts that prove Elvis and Michael Jackson are alive and big foot exists.


20 posted on 08/05/2010 5:30:47 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Gene Eric

all kidding aside now...you have a valid notion.


21 posted on 08/05/2010 5:32:16 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Cementjungle

LOL


22 posted on 08/05/2010 5:33:16 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: redhead

If Wikileaks can so easily obtain this info, do you honestly believe that Chinese intelligence and Al-Qaeda are any less capable? Really?


23 posted on 08/05/2010 5:33:35 PM PDT by sourcery (Nazi is to Jewish as Progressive is to any combination of rich, white, male)
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To: Deaf Smith
I always thought we had Spooks to take of these things.

EXACTLY!!!


24 posted on 08/05/2010 5:34:11 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (''I don't regret setting bombs,I feel we didn't do enough.'' ->Bill Ayers,Hussein's mentor,9/11/01)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

the same hackers that sit in chat rooms waiting to buy dumn Americans credit card/bank info. for 4 dollars?


25 posted on 08/05/2010 5:35:15 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

This should be a big wake-up call (which shouldn’t have been needed in the first place) to the Army and all other US organizations (FBI, etc.) NOT to store sensitive information
on computers; and

in some instances—such as the names of confidential informants, spies, etc.—not to put those names into any written document AT ALL.


26 posted on 08/05/2010 5:36:04 PM PDT by CondorFlight (I)
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To: redhead

No blindfolds. No last meals.


27 posted on 08/05/2010 5:37:18 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (JUST VOTE THEM OUT! teapartyexpress.org)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
...cryptographers say that the file is virtually impossible to crack -- unless WikiLeaks releases the key used to encode the material.
I think this shows that some cryptographers have a great sense of humor. :')
28 posted on 08/05/2010 5:38:20 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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To: CondorFlight
One of the last paragraphs of this long article...

"Manning, currently jailed on suspicion of leaking classified material to WikiLeaks in a previous case, has been quoted as saying that the cables would expose "almost criminal political back dealings" and that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would "have a heart attack" when the files went public.


29 posted on 08/05/2010 5:39:17 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Jim Robinson

I also do not want to see the Administration (”never waste a crisis”) use this as an excuse to gain some kind of oversight/censorship over the NET.

Believe, me, they want to do it; let’s not shoot ourselves in the foot with an overreaction to hackers.


30 posted on 08/05/2010 5:39:58 PM PDT by CondorFlight (I)
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To: lovesdogs

No serviceman or woman would likely be at risk if it is SOS Clinton back door deals.


31 posted on 08/05/2010 5:42:57 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: redhead

Give me a break.

This is happening on purpose. You are witnessing the self destruction of The United States. This is no longer a joke. Do not fool yourself into believing this is all happening sans reasoning.

I live in Georgia. Hunker Down my friends it is going to get catastrophic from here.


32 posted on 08/05/2010 5:43:11 PM PDT by Dacula (So long and thanks for all fish.)
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To: Michael Barnes

If we had the will that server would be a smoking ruin by now.


33 posted on 08/05/2010 5:44:09 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: redhead

It’s encrypted photos of Obama’s real BC !!!!!!!!!!

Don’t tell anyone.


34 posted on 08/05/2010 5:48:39 PM PDT by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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To: StolarStorm
"impossible to crack"

Which means that some 15 year old kid will crack it by next week.


35 posted on 08/05/2010 5:50:32 PM PDT by GalaxieFiveHundred
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To: redhead
Good thing they didn't post photos of an Iphone prototype — the feds would have confiscated all of their computers, shot their dogs and had them locked up in a secret prison within 24 hours.
36 posted on 08/05/2010 5:56:08 PM PDT by sbMKE
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To: lovesdogs

Meaning it is most likely POLITICAL and not involving our troops, I hope and pray.

“almost criminal political back dealings”

What could be ALMOST politically criminal?


37 posted on 08/05/2010 5:59:26 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: FoxPro
Attack them with a huge denial of service,

Negative. Let them go, track the downloaders and go all cold-war umbrella on them.

/johnny

38 posted on 08/05/2010 6:04:36 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Blood of Tyrants


You wont believe how many things this code unlocks.
39 posted on 08/05/2010 6:12:59 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (Iran doesnt have a 2nd admendment. Ya see how that turned out?)
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To: Deaf Smith

There are guys over at No Such Agency that eat this stuff for breakfast. It will be broken within the week.


40 posted on 08/05/2010 6:21:09 PM PDT by red-dawg (We have learned to stop terrorism on planes by ourselves, it's time to do that in D.C.)
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To: darkwing104
Obama doesn't have the cahonees to order such a mission.

Do spooks always wait for orders?

41 posted on 08/05/2010 6:22:07 PM PDT by cayuga (Can the US survive an electorate stupid enough to send 0bama to the White House?)
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To: redhead

More on Manning

http://www2.timesdispatch.com/news/2010/aug/01/ed-beres01-ar-356184/


42 posted on 08/05/2010 6:22:07 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: redhead

Hope it’s encrypted with 128 bit AES. 256bit, and nobody will crach it for a few billion years without some quantum systems breakthrough.


43 posted on 08/05/2010 6:24:37 PM PDT by Tolsti2
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To: VanDeKoik

LOL! I recognize that as the unlock code for the Nintenda Contra game.


44 posted on 08/05/2010 6:27:26 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Satan is a Democrat and Obama is his minion.)
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To: redhead

What happened to “The need to know”?


45 posted on 08/05/2010 6:36:57 PM PDT by bushpilot1
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To: StolarStorm
Which means that some 15 year old kid will crack it by next week

PGP is uncrackable even by the CIA/NSA. I doubt some 15 year old is gonna crack it.

46 posted on 08/05/2010 6:38:07 PM PDT by Soothesayer9
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To: redhead

I miss Reagan. These releases would have stopped immediately after the computer and person who did it disappeared.


47 posted on 08/05/2010 6:38:33 PM PDT by Azeem (The world will look up and shout "Save us!"... And I'll whisper "No.")
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To: bushpilot1

Good point. WikiLeaks prides itself in the Clinton imposed FOIAct.


48 posted on 08/05/2010 6:41:37 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: VanDeKoik

Castlevania: unlimited hearts, unlimited lives, all weapons. Yeah I was a vampire nut in my early days.


49 posted on 08/05/2010 6:42:36 PM PDT by Soothesayer9
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To: Soothesayer9

Yeah well maybe the youngin that cracked Palin’s e-mails :)


50 posted on 08/05/2010 6:43:31 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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