Former CIA Boss Michael Hayden’s theory about VAULT 7 – WikiLeaks doesn’t hold water. Unless…

“And I don’t mean to judge them at all, but this group of millennials and related groups simply have different understandings of the words loyalty, secrecy, and transparency than certainly my generation did.”

Former CIA Boss Michael Hayden

Former CIA Boss Michael Hayden

Former CIA Boss Michael Hayden’s theory about VAULT 7-WikiLeaks  doesn’t hold water. Yet, the story is interesting and perhaps quite revealing. Indeed, it would seem that the good General has ‘leaked’ FOUR classified pieces of information in just a few words. Follow us on Twitter: @Intel_Today Continue reading

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FBI charges FSB spy jailed in Moscow on charges of ‘High Treason’

“The department of justice is continuing to send a powerful message that we will not allow individuals, groups, nation-states, or a combination of them to compromise the privacy of our citizens, the economic interests of our companies or the security of our country.”

Mary McCord — Assistant Attorney General for National Security

FSB Major Dmitry Dokuchaev aka ‘Forb’ (Hacker)

The US has announced charges against two Russian intelligence officers and two hackers over a massive Yahoo data breach that affected at least 1 billion user accounts. Follow us on Twitter: @Intel_Today Continue reading

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Former CIA Boss Michael Hayden: ‘Millennials don’t understand loyalty and secrecy’

CNN’s having Hayden preach on Loyalty!  Tune in next week for Bill Clinton on chastity!  Hayden’s successor at NSA, Keith Alexander, went out and bought a pair of broad-cut jeans in a comic attempt to identify with millennials – but, alas, to no avail.  Younger folks can spot a phony a mile away, and many appear to be led by a quaint (almost obsolete) character trait called CONSCIENCE.  Some will not violate their oath to the Constitution – as the martinet NSA chiefs beginning with Hayden have done.

Former CIA Analyst Ray McGovern

 

Former CIA Director General Michael Hayden

General Michael Hayden doubts whether millennials understand loyalty and secrecy. Former CIA officer Ray McGovern is suggesting otherwise. “It is the younger generation that understands new technology. But it is hard to weed out the people who will work without any respect for the Constitution or without any respect for privacy”, McGovern argues. Follow us on Twitter: @Intel_Today Continue reading

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UK: Prime Minister Theresa May appoints Sir Adrian Fulford as Investigatory Powers Commissioner

“I’m pleased to announce the appointment of Lord Justice Fulford as the first Investigatory Powers Commissioner. He brings a wealth of experience in the judiciary and expertise in matters of law which will be crucial to his vital role scrutinising the use of investigatory powers, as part of a world-leading oversight regime.”

Prime Minister Theresa May

Sir Adrian Fulford — UK Investigatory Powers Commissioner

Sir Adrian Fulford will be responsible for overseeing how the UK intelligence agencies operate under the new Investigatory Powers Bill. Follow us on Twitter: @Intel_Today Continue reading

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo defends ‘State Secrets Privilege’ in high profile torture case

“Many details surrounding the program remain highly classified due to the damage to national security that reasonably could be expected to result from disclosure of that information. For this reason, the CIA has withheld or objected to the disclosure of certain information implicated in discovery in this case.”

CIA Director Mike Pompeo

Vice President Mike Pence swears in Mike Pompeo as the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency in the Vice President’s Ceremonial Office in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House, Jan. 23, 2017. Pompeo’s wife Susan holds the Bible for the swearing in. (White House Photo by Ben Applebaum)

Last week, the Central Intelligence Agency formally asserted the ‘State Secrets Privilege’ in order to prevent disclosure of seven categories of information concerning the ‘Enhanced Interrogation Techniques’ program, and to prevent the deposition of several CIA officers involved in the  post-9/11 controversial interrogation program. Follow us on Twitter: @Intel_Today Continue reading

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Is Belgian ISIS Jihadist Osama Atar the ‘Mastermind’ of the Paris and Brussels attacks?

“Abdelhamid Abaaoud [a Belgian-Moroccan killed by police five days after the November 13 atrocities] was only a go-between, not a senior figure. We know the mastermind [of the Paris Attacks] but I will remain discreet on this point.”

DGSE Director Bernard Bajolet

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Belgian ISIS Jihadist Osama Atar aka ‘Abu Ahmad’

A Belgian-Moroccan jihadist operating in Syria is believed to have organized the deadly attacks on Paris and Brussels. Follow us on Twitter: @Intel_Today Continue reading

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WikiLeaks: ‘Vault 7’ dump reignites debate about deadly car crash of Michael Hastings

“The CIA was also looking at infecting the vehicle control systems used by modern cars and trucks. The purpose of such control is not specified, but it would permit the CIA to engage in nearly undetectable assassinations.”

WikiLeaks — Vault 7

Journalist Michael Hastings (January 28, 1980 – June 18, 2013)

WikiLeaks’ revelations that the CIA was attempting to remotely hack vehicles have reignited a conspiracy theory: Did the Agency assassinate journalist Michael Hastings? Follow us on Twitter: @Intel_Today Continue reading

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UK Boris Johnson: ‘No Evidence Russia trying to disrupt UK democracy’

“We have no evidence that the Russians are actually involved in trying to undermine our democratic processes at the moment.”

Foreign Minister Boris Johnson

NCSC Head Ciaran Martin

Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) — part of the GCHQ spying agency —  has written a Cyber-Security report urging the leaders of political parties to protect themselves against potential cyber attacks. Follow us on Twitter: @Intel_Today Continue reading

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The NSA Four: “We Warned the American People about Naked Surveillance, but No One Listened”

“Today, we see unfolding before our very eyes a Constitutional crisis of monumental proportions, one that threatens the very foundations of our nation’s system of governance.”

Former NSA Kirk Wiebe

Former NSA Kirk Wiebe

What follows is an article written by former senior NSA official and whistleblower Kirk Wiebe. Follow us on Twitter: @Intel_Today Continue reading

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National Security Advisor McMaster: “More information does not equate to better understanding”

“Do You Really Need More Information? The US Intelligence Community invests heavily in improved intelligence collection systems while managers of analysis lament the comparatively small sums devoted to enhancing analytical resources, improving analytical methods, or gaining better understanding of the cognitive processes involved in making analytical judgments.”

Psychology of Intelligence Analysis — Richards J. Heuer

Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster

Lt. General H.R. McMaster — the newly designated National Security Advisor to President Trump — is known to be a brave soldier and a man who never hesitated to ‘speak truth to power’. General McMaster  is also a brilliant intellectual who knows a few things about ‘Intelligence’. Follow us on Twitter: @Intel_Today Continue reading

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