FBI Re-Cycles Old KGB Method
The trial of Nicodemo Scarfo has lifted the veil on a method used by the FBI to intercept electronic messages. Ironically, it is based on a "keystroke" monitoring technique invented by the old KGB. [...]
The FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) combines the role of a US federal police force and an internal intelligence service. It comes under the authority of the Department of Justice and oversees the police authorities at the federal level. A member of the US intelligence community, the FBI often competes with the CIA on terrorism and counterintelligence cases.
As could have been foreseen, the new Republican administration’s policy with regard anti-missile defenses makes the security of critical American infrastructure--energy, telecommunications, water supply, transportation and financial services-- more crucial than ever. To be sure, building a shield against ballistic [...]
In the light of information gleaned by Intelligence Newsletter, the breakdown of merger talks between Alcatel and Lucent Technologies provides a fresh look at the notion of economic warfare, which is often seen in dramatic cut-and-dried terms. The merger floundered [...]