"Intelligence coup of the century"

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Jim the Moron
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"Intelligence coup of the century"

Post by Jim the Moron » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:53 pm

"US, German spies plundered global secrets via Swiss encryption firm"

https://channelnewsasia.com/news/world/ ... n-12424178

Neat stuff . . .

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Re: "Intelligence coup of the century"

Post by Jim the Moron » Tue Feb 18, 2020 3:57 am

Jim the Moron wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:53 pm
"US, German spies plundered global secrets via Swiss encryption firm"

https://channelnewsasia.com/news/world/ ... n-12424178

Neat stuff . . .

More on Crypto:

https://nationthailand.com/news/3038230 ... l_referral

Some nasty goings-on - see, e.g. how the CIA shafted Hans Buehler . . .

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Re: "Intelligence coup of the century"

Post by Milo » Tue Feb 18, 2020 9:24 am

I don’t have it handy right now but British intelligence did something very similar with a version of the enigma machine in the 50s and 60s.

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Re: "Intelligence coup of the century"

Post by Doc » Tue Feb 18, 2020 9:34 am

Milo wrote:
Tue Feb 18, 2020 9:24 am
I don’t have it handy right now but British intelligence did something very similar with a version of the enigma machine in the 50s and 60s.
There are a huge amount of stories out there like this.
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