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German Spy Chiefs to Head to US as Snooping Row Widens | SecurityWeek.Com

German Spy Chiefs to Head to US as Snooping Row Widens | SecurityWeek.Com | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
German spy chiefs will travel to the United States to demand answers following allegations that US intelligence has been tapping Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone.
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Egyptian President : #Turkey [supporting muslim brotherhood] is interfering with Egypt's domestic affairs #MiddleEast #plevypol

Egyptian President : #Turkey [supporting muslim brotherhood] is interfering with Egypt's domestic affairs #MiddleEast #plevypol | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
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How Putin Secretly Conquered Russia’s Social Media Over the Past 3 Years · Global Voices #disinformation

How Putin Secretly Conquered Russia’s Social Media Over the Past 3 Years · Global Voices #disinformation | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
In a special column for RuNet Echo, TV Rain's online chief editor, Ilya Klishin, discusses the Kremlin's slow but steady capture of online social media in Russia.
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Same thing for Iran and Turkey, by the way... and all the other major geopolitical players...!

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Singapore Forms Cyber Security Agency After World Hack Attacks | SecurityWeek.Com

Singapore Forms Cyber Security Agency After World Hack Attacks | SecurityWeek.Com | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
The Cyber Security Agency of Singapore will established on April 1, 2015 and will provide dedicated and centralized oversight of national cyber security functions.
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Enjoy the Irony: WikiLeaks Is Mad That Google Handed Their Emails Over to the FBI

Enjoy the Irony: WikiLeaks Is Mad That Google Handed Their Emails Over to the FBI | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
The government had warrants for WikiLeaks staff member information, and Google gave it to them. WikiLeaks is not pleased.
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Russia to establish new cyberthreat response centre

Russia to establish new cyberthreat response centre | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
A new state centre for cyberthreat response is being established in Russia this year, expected to be formally approved in March according to a Russian Parliament spokesperson talking to SCMagazineUK.com.
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Did Iran Murder Argentina’s Crusading Prosecutor Alberto Nisman?

Did Iran Murder Argentina’s Crusading Prosecutor Alberto Nisman? | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
An Argentine prosecutor died from a single gunshot wound to the head Sunday, hours before giving evidence about Iran’s involvement in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center.
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How a team of social media experts is able to keep track of the UK jihadis - The Guardian

How a team of social media experts is able to keep track of the UK jihadis - The Guardian | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
A team of analysts at King’s College in London is building an exhaustive database of western Islamic State fighters – through Twitter and Facebook

Via Val Lanouette
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Turkey’s Proxy War in Libya

Turkey’s Proxy War in Libya | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
Why did Saqr Geroushi, the commander of Operation Dignity’s Libyan air force recently announce that the forces under his command would shoot down Turkish aircraft...
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How Iran and North Korea Became Cyber-Terror Buddies - The Tower

How Iran and North Korea Became Cyber-Terror Buddies - The Tower | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
Two rogue states with nuclear ambitions, a long and illicit partnership, and a history of cyber-attacks against American targets. CLAUDIA ROSETT investigates the ties that bind Tehran and Pyongyang.
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A Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering: On the new Snowden documents

A Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering: On the new Snowden documents | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
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Internet Crashes in North Korea as 3G Networks Fail

Internet Crashes in North Korea as 3G Networks Fail | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
A wireless outage would affect as many as 2.4 million people.
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The Webcam Hacking Epidemic

The Webcam Hacking Epidemic | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
It\'d be easy for policy makers to correct gaps in protections against remote access tools used to spy on individuals. So why haven\'t they?
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Exclusive: Iran hackers may target U.S. energy, defense firms, FBI warns

Exclusive: Iran hackers may target U.S. energy, defense firms, FBI warns | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
BOSTON (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation has warned U.S. businesses to be on the alert for a sophisticated Iranian hacking operation whose targets include defense contractors, energy firms
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ISIS Operative: This Is How We Send Jihadis To Europe

ISIS Operative: This Is How We Send Jihadis To Europe | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
BuzzFeed News' Mike Giglio speaks to an ISIS operative in Turkey about the group's efforts to smuggle fighters to the West.
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Bias and Groupthink in Private Intel/Geopolitical Risk [are think tank thinking in a box?]

This is the third part in the Myths vs. Realities series. If you’re new to
the site, you may want to start with the Glossary. To catch up on previous
posts in this series, scroll down- they’re all on this page.  

In the previous two parts, I’ve examined some similarities and differences
between the US Intelligence Community and the way that private intelligence
firms or geopolitical risk firms function. The issues of bias and
groupthink are prevalent in both- I don’t claim that the IC is a
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Iran Sanctions Showdown Is Drawing New Battlelines in Congress

Iran Sanctions Showdown Is Drawing New Battlelines in Congress | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
Iran sanctions are pitting hawk against hawk and party against president while aligning hardliners with moderates and libertarians with liberals. By Molly O’Toole
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Why Russia Hacks

Why Russia Hacks | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
Conventional wisdom holds that Russia hacks primarily for financial gain. But equally credible is the belief that the Russians engage in cyberwarfare to further their geopolitical ambitions.
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How Iran dominates Lebanon

How Iran dominates Lebanon | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
As Beirut was preparing to ring in the New Year, an explosion rocked the city on December 27, 2013. Facts
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Turkish military says Turkish secret service shipped weapons to al-Qaeda

Turkish military says Turkish secret service shipped weapons to al-Qaeda | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it

#New documents have been leaked online, prompting the government to immediatey ban reporting on the scandal and order the content deleted.

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We Have Lost

We Have Lost | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
There's been lots written about the Paris attacks, and I don't feel the need to add much to the cacophony on the issue of what specifically motivated the attackers, or whether this represents a pro...
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Cyber Espionage Malware Taps Smartphones, Sends Chills - IEEE Spectrum

Cyber Espionage Malware Taps Smartphones, Sends Chills - IEEE Spectrum | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
Sophisticated malicious code hasn't gotten the notice that the Sony hack has, but that's the point
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S. Korea Ups Security After Cyberattack on Nuclear Plants

S. Korea Ups Security After Cyberattack on Nuclear Plants | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
South Korea has increased security around power plants after hackers penetrated their computer network and released sensitive documents online. Investigators cannot yet say if Pyongyang was involve...
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Hackers claim PlayStation and Xbox attack - Telegraph

Hackers claim PlayStation and Xbox attack - Telegraph | War, Cyberwar, Geopolitics | Scoop.it
Frustrating time for millions of people who unwrapped new consoles as online gaming services run by Microsoft and Sony are hit by technical problems on Christmas Day
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