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Sharyl Attkisson's computers compromised
Politico ^ | 5/21/13 | Dylan Byers

Posted on 05/21/2013 10:01:15 AM PDT by Thane_Banquo

Sharyl Attkisson, the Emmy-award winning CBS News investigative reporter, says that her personal and work computers have been compromised and are under investigation.

"I can confirm that an intrusion of my computers has been under some investigation on my end for some months but I'm not prepared to make an allegation against a specific entity today as I've been patient and methodical about this matter," Attkisson told POLITICO on Tuesday. "I need to check with my attorney and CBS to get their recommendations on info we make public."

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: attkisson; benghazi; doj; holder; notbreakingnews
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Surprise, surprise. Welcome to the American police state.
1 posted on 05/21/2013 10:01:15 AM PDT by Thane_Banquo
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To: Thane_Banquo

She should use a VM machine with the USB shared to a Wireless USB network FOB.

https://www.virtualbox.org/

Install a linux install like Ubuntu, then set the VM to share the USB, then plug the wireless USB fob and disable the USB device on the host OS.


2 posted on 05/21/2013 10:03:44 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Thane_Banquo

Gee, just another enemy of the government(obama). What a surprise!


3 posted on 05/21/2013 10:04:30 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: GraceG

I’m afraid it’s too late for all that now.


4 posted on 05/21/2013 10:05:41 AM PDT by V_TWIN
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To: Thane_Banquo

David Rhodes (0bama advisor) calls Benjamin Rhodes (CBS Pres.).. SSSHHHHHHHHHH...


5 posted on 05/21/2013 10:06:42 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Thane_Banquo

Might as well prepare for your tax audit Sharyl.


6 posted on 05/21/2013 10:06:59 AM PDT by V_TWIN
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To: Thane_Banquo

when are the GOP the normal minded people and the corrupt media going to wake up and understand and call this administration out on the way they break the law.

This is Communist China, wiretapping, spying, lying, cover ups, letting Americans die, attacking and destroying people who disagree.

This is not America and people had better start saying what the hell is going on instead of being silenced and remaining scared.

Our side won’t talk social issues which the left holy grail, they are infatuated with social issues and because we have so many cowards on our side on talk radio, in the stupid party the left has and is changing family, marriage, laws, adoptions, even immigration all based on their perversion with anal sex or strap on sex for those who hate men and yet pretend they are a man


7 posted on 05/21/2013 10:07:28 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Thane_Banquo

8 posted on 05/21/2013 10:09:19 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: freeangel

oh dear, it must be national security , nothing to do with the Govt spying , wiretapping, and taking away freedoms , free speech and breaking the law.

No worries the stupid party has been silenced on social issues and now the Govt is breaking the law , they are silent because they the administration said it’s the stupid party playing politics, nothing to do with the truth and corruption


9 posted on 05/21/2013 10:09:25 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Thane_Banquo
computers
10 posted on 05/21/2013 10:10:01 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: Thane_Banquo

11 posted on 05/21/2013 10:11:18 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (WHO IS ON THE ENEMIES LIST?)
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To: Thane_Banquo
OK, it happened here. And those of you who cheered on the Patriot Act circus have no complaints.

If you have young children and aren't at least considering another country, you are a negligent parent.

12 posted on 05/21/2013 10:11:41 AM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (I remember when a President having an "enemies list" was a scandal. Now, they have a kill list.)
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To: GraceG

If I was a reporter, rather than installing more protection, I’d set up an unprotected computer loaded with software to identify intruders, and then type “Benghazi,” “Obama,” “scandal,” Hillary,” “patriot,” “Tea Party,” etc. to my heart’s content ... The results might be interesting ...


13 posted on 05/21/2013 10:14:20 AM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: Thane_Banquo

Bump! Maybe she should go for FoxNews and dump CBS.


14 posted on 05/21/2013 10:14:54 AM PDT by topher (Traditional values -- especially family values -- which have been proven over time.)
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To: Thane_Banquo

We recently were provided one of the weakest and silliest reactions to the terrible IRS/DOJ treachery on record.

The president of CBS certainly became aware of the external attacks on his empoyee coupled with the disgusting news of similar episodes elsewhere.

He mouthed some words about advocacy but did nothing. He is between the rock of the IRS/DOJ/ democrat propagandist and the hard place of being American.

He is so far shown to be a total loser


15 posted on 05/21/2013 10:16:21 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....Obama Denies Role in Government)
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To: Thane_Banquo

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16 posted on 05/21/2013 10:20:44 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: bert

We are seeing a totalitarian state unfold before our eyes.


17 posted on 05/21/2013 10:22:05 AM PDT by Thane_Banquo ( Walker 2016)
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To: JennysCool

If I was a reporter, rather than installing more protection, I’d set up an unprotected computer loaded with software to identify intruders, and then type “Benghazi,” “Obama,” “scandal,” Hillary,” “patriot,” “Tea Party,” etc. to my heart’s content ... The results might be interesting ...

One thing that concerns me is the supposed hacker group anonymous has been really really quiet about this spying and hacking, you would think they would be raising a stink about this... Instead they are quiet, it tells me the admin now somewhat “owns” them....


18 posted on 05/21/2013 10:22:33 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Thane_Banquo

If the GOP does not call for special prosecutors, their donors will dry up. If zero gets away with this stuff, and that’s a near guarantee without a special prosecutor, the next IRS audit, DOJ or EPA investigation will be of good old run of the mill Republican donors, big and small.
If the Republicans call you for a donation or you get a mail solicitation, tell them to take you off the list until a special prosecutor is appointed. Nothing will change unless 0bama administration feels the heat.
Meanwhile, I think that snail mail is probably the safest way to send information now that the Feds have those massive computer databases of electronic data transmissions.


19 posted on 05/21/2013 10:25:02 AM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est.)
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To: Thane_Banquo
the NKVD / KGB; the shield and sword of the CPUSSR
NYT / WaPo / ABCNNBCbs; the shield and sword of the DNCUSA
...any Questions?

20 posted on 05/21/2013 10:28:49 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: JennysCool

If I had nothing to lose I thought it would be interesting to say something incendiary on a phone call just to see how long it took for a guy with a gun to show up at my door.


21 posted on 05/21/2013 10:31:18 AM PDT by DManA
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To: GraceG
Instead they are quiet, it tells me the admin now somewhat “owns” them....

Or always did...

22 posted on 05/21/2013 10:32:40 AM PDT by pgyanke (Republicans get in trouble when not living up to their principles. Democrats... when they do.)
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To: Thane_Banquo

ENEMY OF THE STATE

23 posted on 05/21/2013 10:38:09 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Forgotten Amendments
If you have young children and aren't at least considering another country, you are a negligent parent.

Equine feces. If you think this won't soon be global you aren't awake. There is no place to run.

24 posted on 05/21/2013 10:44:58 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (An economy is not a zero-sum game, but politics usually is.)
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To: grumpygresh
The new narrative is “No laws were broken! Selective enforcement against a non protected class is not illegal”.

And they may be right.

The GOP won't do much. They have enough skeletons in the closet they don't want out. In fact I expect a few to come out in support of this soon.

When I talk about the Chicago way, this is it. The GOP can't hurt Obama, only some other machine can. That would be Hillary.

25 posted on 05/21/2013 10:45:42 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: Thane_Banquo

IRS + EPA + DOJ = STASI America


26 posted on 05/21/2013 10:47:36 AM PDT by llevrok (2013: - Obama vs America. The new cold war)
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To: Carry_Okie; Forgotten Amendments
Protect your own.

That is all we have left.

I don't have the resources to go expat yet. Nor the desire. But I have considered it. I have nothing bad to say to those who choose to.

Realists admit when there are no paths forward. Bush built the trap with the Patriot act, Obama just used it.

Honestly, posting on FR is a monitored activity. Be careful what you say.

27 posted on 05/21/2013 10:48:19 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: Timber Rattler

Good to see some one around here is a rule follower ;-)


28 posted on 05/21/2013 10:48:43 AM PDT by llevrok (2013: - Obama vs America. The new cold war)
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To: manc

“when are the GOP the normal minded people and the corrupt media going to wake up and understand and call this administration out. . .”

My guess is they are awake and haven’t wanted to call out anyone because they don’t want their computer compromised.
Whatever one calls that. Cowardly is one.


29 posted on 05/21/2013 10:48:57 AM PDT by stanne
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To: GraceG

bfl


30 posted on 05/21/2013 10:52:30 AM PDT by ransomnote
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To: redgolum
Protect your own. That is all we have left.

No, it isn't, and it is a strategy sure to fail.

Honestly, posting on FR is a monitored activity. Be careful what you say.

That was true when Clinton was President. I crossed that bridge a very long time ago.

31 posted on 05/21/2013 10:55:31 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (An economy is not a zero-sum game, but politics usually is.)
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To: GraceG
She should use a VM machine with the USB shared to a Wireless USB network FOB.

To a modern day "journalist" or a politician...you might as well be speaking Klingon.

99.9999% are technologically illiterate.
Techno Dunces if you will.

32 posted on 05/21/2013 11:05:08 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (For me, I plan to die standing as a free man rather than spend one second on my knees as a slave.)
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To: redgolum

For a long time I have pretty much known that whatever we post of FR is being monitored.

Just got to ignore it and tell the truth.


33 posted on 05/21/2013 11:05:18 AM PDT by yarddog (Truth, Justice, and what was once the American Way.)
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To: Thane_Banquo

Welcome to the world of the “birthers”, Sharyl.

All the corrupt tactics we “birthers” were ridiculed for mentioning because it was too “conspiratorial” are now wide out in the open.

What still remains hidden to the public is what these tactics are supposed to cover up - in the case of the “birthers” as well as in the stuff that Sharyl alone has been willing to seriously investigate.


34 posted on 05/21/2013 11:06:19 AM PDT by butterdezillion (,)
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To: Thane_Banquo

She is finding out what ‘fundamentally transform America’ really means! Thus is revealed the ‘black messiah’ ...


35 posted on 05/21/2013 11:08:06 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: GraceG
it tells me the admin now somewhat “owns” them...

Perhaps they always have. Perhaps they are simply an adjunct to the NSA.

36 posted on 05/21/2013 11:09:19 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (For me, I plan to die standing as a free man rather than spend one second on my knees as a slave.)
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To: Forgotten Amendments

Your assets would probably be confiscated by the IRS before they let you go.


37 posted on 05/21/2013 11:09:40 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: Rusty0604
Your assets would probably be confiscated by the IRS before they let you go.

Oh, they're working on that now! And it will be cloaked as "patriotic". That's why people should be investigating options now.

There are lots of tyrants around the world. But, they don't control every aspect of life like our gov't. does. They don't have that power. They're just in it for the money and the typical peasant is as free as we were 50 years ago.

38 posted on 05/21/2013 11:19:16 AM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (I remember when a President having an "enemies list" was a scandal. Now, they have a kill list.)
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To: Carry_Okie

I tried it. Been overseas 15 months before I came back to my home of 60+ years. The grass IS NOT greener on the other side of the fence.

“No place like the soon to be “Republic of Texas”......home of the Second Ammendment and common sense!

‘No place to run’? Bullseye!!!!


39 posted on 05/21/2013 11:21:06 AM PDT by Cen-Tejas (it's the debt bomb stupid!)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

She should use a VM machine with the USB shared to a Wireless USB network FOB.
To a modern day “journalist” or a politician...you might as well be speaking Klingon.

99.9999% are technologically illiterate.
Techno Dunces if you will.

I am very tempted to write a freeper “how to guide” to making a secure untracible VM that can easily be disposed of.

I may very well do this...


40 posted on 05/21/2013 11:29:36 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Thane_Banquo
[Attkisson told WPHT that irregular activity on her computer was first identified in Feb. 2011, when she was reporting on the Fast and Furious gun-walking scandal and on the Obama administration's green energy spending, which she said “the administration was very sensitive about.” Attkisson has also been a persistent investigator of the events surrounding last year's attack in Benghazi, and its aftermath.]

Here's an excerpt from the interview in which Attkisson revealed White House abuse she has suffered to radio talk show host Laura Ingraham.

INGRAHAM: So they were literally screaming at you?

ATTKISSON: Yes. Well, the DOJ woman was just yelling at me. A guy from the White House-

INGRAHAM: Who was it?

ATTKISSON: On Friday night literally screamed at me and cussed at me-

INGRAHAM: Who was the person? Who was the person at Justice screaming?

ATTKISSON: Eric Schultz- oh, the person screaming was [DOJ spokeswoman] Tracy Schmaler. She was yelling, not screaming-

INGRAHAM: Oh, really?

ATKISSON: And the person who screamed at me was Eric Schultz at the White House.

ATTKISSON: They will tell you that I’m the only reporter- as they told me- that is not reasonable. They say ‘The Washington Post’ is reasonable, the ‘LA Times’ is reasonable, ‘The New York Times’ is reasonable- I’m the only one who thinks this is a story, and they think I’m unfair and biased by pursuing it. And my side of the story is- and I never knew where this story was going when I talked to those whistle-blowers back in January and February- and I didn’t care where it went. I’m just, sort of, digging away and going where it leads. But I’m sure they take it very personally, because it’s very important- they have very important implications.

—October 2011 White House Dossier

http://www.whitehousedossier.com/2011/10/06/obamas-flacks-bullied-cbs-reporter/

41 posted on 05/21/2013 11:35:55 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: GraceG

If you’re building a distribution list, put me on it, please.


42 posted on 05/21/2013 11:36:33 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: GraceG

If you have a mailing list would you consider putting me on it


43 posted on 05/21/2013 12:11:11 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Thane_Banquo; butterdezillion

You’ve seen this?

Maybe you should get in touch with her and compare notes....


44 posted on 05/21/2013 12:18:21 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: GraceG; butterdezillion

Butter - you might be interested in what GraceG is talking about. Of course it’s Kingon to me.


45 posted on 05/21/2013 12:34:01 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Carry_Okie

Bingo, the mentor from the Santa Cruz area is right:

“If you have young children and aren’t at least considering another country, you are a negligent parent.”

‘Equine feces. If you think this won’t soon be global you aren’t awake. There is no place to run.’

We checked out a few places after Obozo won his first election, and there were basically no safe havens.

Since 2008, financially, most if not all of the other countries are worse off than we are. That is why they load up on American ETFs and treasury notes, when their economies go sour.

Rich Asians, Euros, and some Canutes are buying up some of very the expensive properties in our Wino county areas and probably in your area and south to Santa Barbara.


46 posted on 05/21/2013 12:38:29 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ('How empty and dead' were they to let Chris Stevens, one of them , die for 'Obama-Clinton fiction?')
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To: GraceG

“One thing that concerns me is the supposed hacker group anonymous has been really really quiet about this spying and hacking, you would think they would be raising a stink about this... Instead they are quiet, it tells me the admin now somewhat “owns” them....”

One of our younger relatives, who is a true computer and computer software genius, has said the same thing.


47 posted on 05/21/2013 12:40:37 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ('How empty and dead' were they to let Chris Stevens, one of them , die for 'Obama-Clinton fiction?')
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

David Rhodes (0bama advisor) calls Benjamin Rhodes (CBS Pres.).. SSSHHHHHHHHHH

You would have to think this is exactly why Rhodes went out of his way to slander her as an advocate and not show her stories.....he knew this was coming. BTW< where the hell are Christie and Rubio? What about McCain? These people make me sick.


48 posted on 05/21/2013 12:47:38 PM PDT by STJPII
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To: GraceG
I may very well do this...

I'm pretty sure I can set one up but a nice 'step-by-step' cheat sheet would be most sweet.

Lemme know if you eventually put one together.

49 posted on 05/21/2013 1:01:05 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (For me, I plan to die standing as a free man rather than spend one second on my knees as a slave.)
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To: STJPII
And you can bet the farm that "Get the transcript, Candy" was a preplanned moment, orchestrated by CBS's Benjamin Rhodes and 0bama's David Rhodes (brothers). Bet the farm on it.

In hindsight, CBS's 0bama/Romney debate was a stage play 'FIXED' by the Rhodes brothers; Conspiracy of epic proportions.

IMPEACH.

50 posted on 05/21/2013 2:14:00 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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