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US spy chief describes cloak-and-dagger mission to N. Korea (+video)

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Washington — When US spy chief James Clapper flew to North Korea on a mission to bring home two US captives, he ran into a potential hitch. North Korean officials wanted a diplomatic concession of some sort in return for

Glenn Greenwald: how the NSA tampers with US-made internet routers

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For years, the US government loudly warned the world that Chinese routers and other internet devices pose a “threat” because they are built with backdoor surveillance functionality that gives the Chinese government the ability to spy on anyone using them.

The Great Game. The Myth and Reality of Espionage

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  In his book Frederick Hitz compares the exploits of fictional spies, such as Le Carre’s George Smiley, to real-life secret agents. Hitz is a former CIA operations officer, and also served as the CIA’s inspector general. The book is

Review: Handbook of Applied Cryptography

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by Alfred J. Menezes, Paul C. van Oorschot, Scott A. Vanstone. CRC Press ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Scenario CRC Press has been building a series of books on discrete mathematics and its applications. Doug Stinson wrote the theory book on cryptography (Cryptography:

Secret London spy hotspots revealed as list pinpoints espionage sites

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A list of London's most secretive espionage sites has revealed the spots used by MI5 agents and Russian spies, naming hotspot in Holborn, Clapham and South Kensington among others. Where exactly do spies get their cars fixed, have something to