Tag Archives: NSA

Remembering the First NSA Defection: William H. Martin and Bernon F. Mitchell (June 25 1960)

“The United States Government is as unscrupulous as it has accused the Soviet Government of being. Our main dissatisfaction concerned some of the practices the United States uses in gathering intelligence information … deliberately violating the airspace of other nations … Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — JUNE 16 2017

Scandal Drove Brussels’s Mayor From Office. Now He’s Nowhere to Be Seen — Trump-Russia inquiry: President ‘probed for obstruction of justice’ — NSA links Wannacry worm to North Korea — CIA Gina Haspel: Trump’s Darling

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — JUNE 10 2017

The New York Times recklessly exposes a CIA operative’s identity — N.S.A. Contractor May Have Mishandled Secrets Before, Prosecutor Says — Trump accuses Comey of lying to Congress —  Memoirs of a CIA Mercenary

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — JUNE 7 2017

US government contractor arrested after NSA leak report — London attack: Police ‘know identities of killers’ — New South Korean president bans spy agency’s domestic operations — London attack: Third London Bridge attacker named — What you need to know about … Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — May 14 2017

Trump taping White House meetings — Snowden blames NSA for cyber attacks– US Intel & Global climate — NHS ignored clear warnings of cyberattack

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Cyberattack cripples institutions around the world

“One NSA tool, an exploit of Microsoft Windows called EternalBlue, is being used as one method for rapidly spreading a ransomware variant called WannaCry across the world.” Forbes — Friday May 12 2017 A massive cyberattack that infected computers with ransomware … Continue reading

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The First NSA Defection: William H. Martin and Bernon F. Mitchell (June 25 1960)

“The United States Government is as unscrupulous as it has accused the Soviet Government of being. Our main dissatisfaction concerned some of the practices the United States uses in gathering intelligence information … deliberately violating the airspace of other nations … Continue reading

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Former DGSE Director: The Story of the NSA Hack on the French President’s House

“Keith Alexander (Director of the NSA) told me he was disappointed because he never thought we would detect them and he even added: You guys are good.” Bernard Barbier — Director of the DGSE Technical Division from 2006 to 2013 In … Continue reading

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Trump’s ‘utterly ridiculous’ spy story rings a bell

“Recent allegations made by media commentator Judge Andrew Napolitano about GCHQ being asked to conduct ‘wiretapping’ against the then president-elect are nonsense. They are utterly ridiculous and should be ignored.” GCHQ spokesman GCHQ — Britain’s communications intelligence agency — has issued … Continue reading

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NSA Rick Ledgett: ‘Claim that GCHQ carried out surveillance on Donald Trump during the election campaign is arrant nonsense’

“Cyber war is going to look very different – you are going to see massive failures of key infrastructure systems in the countries that are being targeted in a way we have not seen yet.” Richard Ledgett — Deputy Director … Continue reading

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