Archive for May, 2012

May
26
2012

Official List Of Words Feds Monitor On Social Networking Sites

The federal government has been forced to release their social network monitoring manual, which contains the list of words the government watches on social media and news sites. via Official List Of Words Feds Monitor On Social Networking Sites. Read more
May
24
2012

US hacked Al Qaeda sites to reverse propaganda, Clinton says

In a rare public admission of the covert cyber war against extremists, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says cyber experts based at the State Department hacked Yemeni tribal websites, replacing Al Qaeda propaganda that bragged about killing Americans.... Read more
May
23
2012

Terror suspect’s eye color? Flying cameras to spy during Olympics

Helicopter-mounted cameras capable of identifying the color of a suspect’s shoelaces on the ground from almost a mile away have been unveiled as a key weapon for security officials preparing of this summer’s London Olympics. via MSNBC. Read more
May
23
2012

Pakistan jails doctor who helped CIA find Osama bin Laden

A Pakistani doctor accused of helping the CIA find Osama bin Laden was convicted of high treason and sentenced to 33 years in prison on Wednesday. via MSNBC. Read more
May
20
2012

Lockerbie bomber Megrahi dies in Libya

The former Libyan intelligence officer convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing that killed 270 people has died, his son told NBC News on Sunday. He was 59.Abdel Baset al-Megrahi died at home after a long battle with cancer. via... Read more
May
09
2012

Al Qaeda bomb plot was foiled by double agent

The CIA takedown of an Al Qaeda plot to blow up a U.S.-bound airliner involved an international sting operation with a double agent tricking terrorists into handing over a prized possession: a new bomb purportedly designed to slip through... Read more
May
08
2012

New terrorist plot to attack plane foiled

U.S. and other intelligence agencies recently broke up a plot to bomb an airliner and have seized an explosive device that is similar to ones previously used by al Qaeda, officials said Monday. via CNN.com. Read more
May
07
2012

Fake bomb exposes London Olympic security

Britain has begun an inquiry into security at the London Olympics after a worker reportedly smuggled a fake bomb onto the site to expose flaws in its anti-terror defenses. via MSNBC. Read more
May
03
2012

Bin Laden’s letters reveal a terrorist losing control

A trove of never-before-seen letters by Osama bin Laden portray the terrorist leader as an irritated boss chiding his underlings for mistakes yet sure that they could pull off elaborate attacks against the United States. via Bin Laden's letters... Read more