Software Meant to Fight Crime Is Used to Spy on Dissidents
‘The software has been identified as FinSpy, one of the more elusive spyware tools sold in the growing market of off-the-shelf computer surveillance technologies that give governments a sophisticated plug-in monitoring operation.
‘The software proved to be the stuff of a spy film: it can grab images of computer screens, record Skype chats, turn on cameras and microphones and log keystrokes. The two men said they discovered mobile versions of the spyware customized for all major mobile phones.
‘But what made the software especially sophisticated was how well it avoided detection. Its creators specifically engineered it to elude antivirus software made by Kaspersky Lab, Symantec, F-Secure and others. read more
Are You Really Awake?
Signs That You’re Fully Awake
‘It would be beyond pretentious for us to claim to know all of the secrets of the universe. We don’t. Everyday we are humbled by what we don’t yet know.
‘However, it is becoming clearer by the day what isn’t true. And by that measure alone, it is possible to determine if you’re one of the people beginning to wake up.
‘Here are ten signs you may be fully awake:
Organic Food May Not Be Healthier For You
‘Yes, organics is a $29 billion industry and still growing. Something is pulling us toward those organic veggies that are grown without synthetic pesticides or fertilizers.
‘But if you’re thinking that organic produce will help you stay healthier, a new finding may come as a surprise. A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine finds scant evidence of health benefits from organic foods.
‘”There’s a definite lack of evidence,” says researcher Crystal Smith-Spangler at Stanford University School of Medicine, especially when it comes to studies of people…’ read more
Parasites Inside You
This clip almost plays like a comedy piece but it is an advertisement.
Without endorsing or rejecting the herbal treatment being advertised, I’d say the information is largely true, even if the presentation is completely hysterical.
Can a Diet Change & Probiotics Help Autism Symptoms?
‘If you’ve been reading about autism treatment for a while, you’ve probably heard of a hundred different diets supposed to help or even cure autism. It’s true that what a person eats can have a big impact on their behavior, but diet does not usually cure autism. It will, however, often significantly improve their behaviors and their functioning.
‘Many autism researchers believe there is a strong connection between the gut and the brain. But with so many diets out there, how do you know which one to choose?…’ read more