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  • Beer App that Tracks

    Military And Intelligence Personnel Can Be Tracked With The Untappd Beer App May 18, 2020 By Foeke Postma Surprise! The beer-rating app Untappd can be used to track the location history of military personnel. The social network has over eight million mostly European and North American users, and its features allow researchers to uncover sensitive […]

  • The Milkmaid Spy

    The Milkmaid Spy Season 5   Virginia Hall dreamed of being America’s first female ambassador. Instead, she became a spy. Joining the ranks of the U.S.’s first civilian spy network, she operated alone in occupied France, where she built French Resistance networks, delivered critical intelligence, and sold cheese to the enemy. All on one leg. […]

  • “The Spy in Moscow Station.”

      The thrilling true story of the race to find a leak in the US embassy in Moscow – before more American assets are rounded up and killed. Foreword by Gen. Michael V. Hayden (Retd.), former director of NSA and CIA. In the late 1970s, the National Security Agency still did not officially exist – […]

  • Practical Planning for a Quantum Future

    BY STEPHANIE KANOWITZ MAR 06, 2020 Quantum information technologies stand to revolutionize government security. Exactly when that will happen is yet unknown, but a new report stresses that it’s not too soon for agencies to begin preparing. Deloitte Insights’  “The realist’s guide to quantum technology and national security” offers a way for nontechnical government leaders […]

  • Spies Working From Home

    How Coronavirus Is Impacting U.S. Intelligence Networks Across the World   The CIA symbol is shown on the floor of CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia. Mark Wilson—Getty Images JOHN WALCOTT  March 19, 2020 In a foreign capital recently, an American spy was facing an unexpected dilemma: how to cancel a clandestine first meeting with a promising […]

  • Next Generation in Chip Technology

    DARPA’s PIPES program announces research teams By Loren Blinde  March 19, 2020 0 Comments Advances in digital microelectronics have enabled indispensable capabilities for the Department of Defense (DoD) in the fields of information processing, sensors, and communications. Increasingly, system performance in these domains is constrained not by the limits of computation at individual chips, but rather by the […]

  • Before Clearview Became a Police Tool, It Was a Secret Plaything of the Rich

    Investors and clients of the facial recognition start-up freely used the app on dates and at parties — and to spy on the public. The billionaire John Catsimatidis used Clearview to surveil shoppers at a grocery store he owns, and to identify a man he saw on a date with his daughter.Credit…Krista Schlueter for The […]

  • ISP Providers Monitor Web page Usage

    Firefox turns controversial new encryption on by default in the US DNS over HTTPS will be rolling out over the coming weeks By Jon Porter@JonPorty Feb 25, 2020, 6:29am EST Share this story Share this on Facebook (opens in new window) Share this on Twitter (opens in new window) Share All sharing options Illustration by […]

  • Shannon Kent is the only female naval cryptologist killed in action

    Her Title: Cryptologic Technician. Her Occupation: Warrior. Shannon Kent, shown during her first combat deployment in 2007 to Iraq, illustrated an unspoken truth: that for many years women have been doing military jobs as dangerous, secretive and specialized as anything men do. Cryptologic Warfare Group 6’s ceremonial honor guard personnel present the colors at a […]

  • Spy thrillers from the cold war need to make a comeback

    Western spy fiction needs state actors with strong non-Western or, better, anti-Western values to become exciting again. Leonid Bershidsky 27 January, 2020 11:45 am IST Representational image | The golden age of the spy thriller ended with the Cold War. But of late, news reports have provided enough material for a silver age to […]