Skip to comments.WikiLeaks posts huge encrypted file to Web
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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all kidding aside now...you have a valid notion.
If Wikileaks can so easily obtain this info, do you honestly believe that Chinese intelligence and Al-Qaeda are any less capable? Really?
the same hackers that sit in chat rooms waiting to buy dumn Americans credit card/bank info. for 4 dollars?
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.
No blindfolds. No last meals.
...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. :')
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.
No serviceman or woman would likely be at risk if it is SOS Clinton back door deals.
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.
If we had the will that server would be a smoking ruin by now.
It’s encrypted photos of Obama’s real BC !!!!!!!!!!
Don’t tell anyone.
Which means that some 15 year old kid will crack it by next week.
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?
Negative. Let them go, track the downloaders and go all cold-war umbrella on them.
There are guys over at No Such Agency that eat this stuff for breakfast. It will be broken within the week.
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