Monthly Archives: June 2012

Why the NSA refuses to divulge how many Americans they’ve spied on

In the past, the Director of National Intelligence wouldn’t answer because he didn’t want to. The NSA has refused to answer claiming that, not only would it be too much work to figure it out, but that figuring it out … Continue reading

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Drones – get some?

Expanding use of these unmanned aircraft to strike at targets in Pakistan, Yemen, Afghanistan, and Somalia lead me to ask where next? In 2012, drones already account for the vast majority of people killed by US forces. Is there a … Continue reading

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Who is arming the Syrian rebels?

The New York Times cited unnamed US officials and Arab intelligence officials as saying the weapons were being paid for by Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar and funneled across the border by a shadowy opposition network. Saudi Arabia is set … Continue reading

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Malware Blues

The latest example of the advancements in malware was the Flame cyber-espionage app discovered last month. The creators obtained a digital certificate that allowed them to sign their code as coming from Microsoft to evade detection in their attacks on … Continue reading

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New friction between the FBI and CIA.

The FBI has been given an expanded role in coordinating the domestic intelligence-gathering activities of the CIA and other agencies under a plan enacted this year by Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr., officials said. The move, endorsed … Continue reading

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Henry Crumpton’s new book, “The Art of Intelligence,”

By definition, firsthand accounts of the inner workings of the Central Intelligence Agency are uncommon — and such accounts of the agency’s clandestine service are even more rare. That’s why Ambassador Henry Crumpton’s new book, “The Art of Intelligence,” is … Continue reading

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HB Gary Emails

http://hbgary.par-anoia.net/greg/ Yawn. They talk about Justin Beiber. For Example: you are such a bad ass, i hate to see the mamby pamby – On 2/5/11, Aaron Barr barr@me.com Cloud computing. And Discovery of a password sniffer… Stu, HBGary found this on multiple … Continue reading

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