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Decided to pick up from multiple platforms and put my collection of notes, skills, experience, and opinions in one place so I can just refer disbelievers to this authoritative blog and save us all time and energy 🙂 I will copy old and add new content as I come across them. Better late than never … which is BTW not always true. Expect some intermingling of reality and comedy – ever so relevant now.

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How An Amateur Rap Crew Stole Surveillance Tech That Tracks Almost Every American

Both the Freebandz Gang and its crimes would have been quickly forgotten as garden variety larceny were it not for the way it stole people’s identities.

Source: How An Amateur Rap Crew Stole Surveillance Tech That Tracks Almost Every American

Forensics team searches Saudi Consulate over missing writer

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish crime scene investigators dressed in coveralls and gloves entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Monday, nearly two weeks after the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi there. Police officers carrying files and equipment walked through the heavy metal doors of the consulate after sunset, carrying out an extraordinary search of a diplomatic post that is otherwise considered foreign soil under international law as worldwide concern grows for the missing Washington Post columnist.

Source: Forensics team searches Saudi Consulate over missing writer

Of course, they were not expecting that!

 

How Russian hybrid warfare changed the Pentagon’s perspective

As the Russians blitzed the Crimean region of Ukraine with cyberattacks, electromagnetic jamming and unmanned aerial systems, the U.S. military closely observed the battle tactics and recognized its need to transform.

Source: How Russian hybrid warfare changed the Pentagon’s perspective

What Facts Would Deny the Trump Campaign First Amendment Protections in Colluding with Russia

The leading First Amendment and media law expert Floyd Abrams discusses Russia collusion case.

Source: What Facts Would Deny the Trump Campaign First Amendment Protections in Colluding with Russia

Counterintelligence Implications of Artificial Intelligence—Part III

How might adversaries apply AI to the vast amount of data that they collect about American to understand us, predict what we will do and manipulate our behavior in ways that advantage them?

Source: Counterintelligence Implications of Artificial Intelligence—Part III

Document: GAO Report on Defense Department Weapon Systems

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released its report for the Senate Committee on Armed Services examining the Defense Department’s weapon systems cybersecurity. GAO investigators

Source: Document: GAO Report on Defense Department Weapon Systems

Revealing Intelligence on Jamal Khashoggi

This is obviously a Saudis not giving a fuck case from an intel perspective … and may be slightly giving some from a PR one. A remote to very unlikely chance of an elaborate ruse, him showing up and creating a reverse-conspiracy confidence crisis though.

The public interest will be served by releasing intelligence information on what happened to the missing Saudi journalist.

Source: Revealing Intelligence on Jamal Khashoggi