Monthly briefing from the Open Briefing intelligence unit on developments in remote-control warfare. This month: eminent task force delivers detailed report examining US drone policy; significant malware distribution and network monitoring on rise across Iraq; British parliament passes ‘emergency’ data retention and surveillance legislation; and more.
Monthly briefing from the Open Briefing intelligence unit on developments in remote-control warfare. This month: leaked defence company presentation reveals United States’ Afghanistan exit strategy relies on private contractors; US justice department indicts five members of Chinese People’s Liberation Army for hacking into US corporate networks; United Kingdom’s signals intelligence agency forced to reveal its policy on mass surveillance; and more.
Monthly briefing on developments in remote-control warfare from the Open Briefing intelligence unit. This month: United States renews lease of Djibouti base important for counterterrorism and drone strike operations; new reports spur debate over drone research, export and proliferation; NSA allegedly hardwired backdoor access tools into intercepted exported US routers; and more.
Open Briefing has published the first in a new series of remote-control warfare monthly briefings commissioned by the Remote Control Project. Each month, the analysts in our unique intelligence unit will monitor developments in five key areas of remote-control warfare and assess their wider implications.
The first in a new series of remote-control warfare monthly briefings. US special forces deployed to Uganda to assist in tracking down the LRA, Kiev accused of hiring US private military company to suppress pro-Russian dissent, new Israeli intelligence-gathering and surveillance system demonstrated during Brazilian carnival, and more.
The covert tit-for-tat war between Iran and Israel and various Western allies has steadily expanded to include a cocktail of diplomatic pressure, economic sanctions, attacks directed at civilians overseas, and now, a virtual war with real-life consequences. This intelligence brief examines Iran's cyber warfare capabilities and their likely intentions.