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NSA Does Not Need Microsoft Windows Crash Reports to Spy on Windows Users, Apple Equally Spy-Friendly

Summary: Apple and Microsoft provide access to their customers' (useds [sic]) computers, essentially treating customers like enemies

WITH Microsoft's back doors for the NSA (more examples revealed yesterday by Jacon Appelbaum of Wikileaks), the NSA is taking over Windows users' entire computer system, accessing their files, webcams, and microphones. If this sounds far-fetched to people, then it means those people are simply not paying attention.



In reports from around 5 years ago, a lot of the above became quite predictable; these reports were routinely revealing that NSA participated in Apple releases of its operating systems (which probably just means adding back doors) and Microsoft releases of Windows, which we already know has back doors.

NSA propaganda channel CBS, which hosted somewhat of a 'revolving doors' mole [1], has just helped Microsoft make a non-denying 'denial' [2] about the back door which Microsoft boosters [3] and pro-Microsoft sites [4] with shameless pretences [5] also help deny. Microsoft, the facilitator of NSA back doors, wants to pretend to be angry and surprised by the fact that the NSA infiltrated Windows messages. Microsoft uses broken encryption or no encryption so as to appease the NSA, its special PRISM partner, so only a fool would believe all that spin. In reality, as Glenn Greenwald just put it [6] (see the article with Vista 7 as the highlight), NSA can "literally watch every keystroke you make" if you use Microsoft Windows.

But let's not focus only on Windows. Apple too is a rogue company and as we showed yesterday, it's a surveillance-hungry company. iPhone turns out to be somewhat of a Trojan horse too [7-12]. "NSA Has 'A 100% Success Rate' Putting Spyware On iPhones" [13], as one article put it. Appelbaum suspects Apple helped make it so. Only fools would buy Apple products from now on.

Related/contextual items from the news:


  1. NSA's Personal Propagandist For CBS Officially Takes Counterterrorism Job Everyone Knew He Was Getting
  2. Microsoft responds to report NSA snooped in Windows


  3. Why NSA spied on inexplicably unencrypted Windows crash reports
  4. Microsoft Windows crash reporting system used by NSA for ‘passive’ spying, report says
  5. NSA Uses Windows Error Messages To Spy On People


  6. Glenn Greenwald: The NSA Can "Literally Watch Every Keystroke You Make"


  7. The NSA has nearly complete backdoor access to Apple's iPhone


  8. NSA worked on iPhone spyware to remotely monitor users, leaked documents show
  9. NSA Spyware Allegedly Gives Backdoor Access to iPhones
  10. The NSA Reportedly Has Total Access To The Apple iPhone
  11. The NSA Has a Backdoor Called 'DROPOUTJEEP' for Nearly Complete Access to the Apple iPhone
  12. State Dept. whistleblower has email hacked, deleted


  13. DOCUMENTS: NSA Has 'A 100% Success Rate' Putting Spyware On iPhones


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