26 May 2012

Mexican navy finds fake uniforms for use by drug gangs

“The security forces in Mexico have raided a workshop making fake Mexican military uniforms and body armour. Officials said the uniforms were used by Mexican drug cartels to set up road blocks and carry out kidnappings.” (Source: BBC News – Mexican navy finds fake uniforms for use by drug gangs.)

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26 May 2012

AQIM leader reveals strategy

“A long-time GSPC and al-Qaeda in Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) leader spoke this week, on condition of anonymity, about the organisation’s history in Algeria and its future plans for Mali.” (Source: AQIM leader reveals strategy (Magharebia.com).)

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25 May 2012

Cyberattack exposes 123,000 TSP accounts

“A sophisticated cyberattack on the computer of a third-party Thrift Savings Plan contractor compromised the personal information of tens of thousands of TSP participants.” Source: Cyberattack exposes 123,000 TSP accounts – Pay & Benefits – GovExec.com

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25 May 2012

Anarchists claim responsibility for railway signalling sabotage in Bristol

“An anarchist organisation has claimed responsibility for two attacks on railway signalling in Bristol which caused severe delays and the cancellation of services.” Source: Anarchists claim responsibility for railway signalling sabotage in Bristol | UK news | The Guardian

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25 May 2012

FBI Warns Top Firms Of Anonymous Protest Hacks on May 25

“The FBI Cyber Division has sent a warning to some of the world’s top corporations about a coordinated campaign of denial of service attacks and hacking, scheduled for Friday, May 25. Apple Computer, McDonald’s, ExxonMobil, Hewlett-Packard, Bank of China and Walmart are among the firms singled out for attacks as

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25 May 2012

Taiwan businessman jailed for spying for China

“Taiwan’s supreme court has upheld a decision to sentence a businessman to three-and-a-half years in jail for spying for China, in a case local media said has spooked the island’s own agents abroad.” Source: Taiwan businessman jailed for spying for China | My Sinchew

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25 May 2012

US cuts Pakistan aid over jailing of ‘Bin Laden doctor’

“A US Senate panel has cut $33m (£21m) in aid to Pakistan in response to the jailing of a Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find Osama Bin Laden.” Source: BBC News – US cuts Pakistan aid over jailing of ‘Bin Laden doctor’

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25 May 2012

Mexican drug war toll: 47,500 killed in 5 years

“Two decapitated bodies were found inside a burning SUV early Wednesday at the entrance to one of Mexico’s most luxurious malls, feeding fears drug violence is infiltrating privileged realms previously thought safe.” Source: Mexican drug war toll: 47,500 killed in 5 years – CBS News

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25 May 2012

Mexico Zetas Cartel Hits Police With Car Bomb Near U.S. Border

“Suspected drug cartel gunmen opened fire on a hotel being used as a police barracks then attacked it with a car bomb Thursday, wounding eight officers less than 4 miles (6.5 kilometers) from the U.S. border, Mexican officials said.” Source: Mexico Zetas Cartel Hits Police With Car Bomb Near U.S.

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25 May 2012

Gunmen kill 7 in attack on bus in Pakistan

“Police say gunmen have killed at least seven passengers in an attack on a bus in southern Pakistan.” Source: Gunmen kill 7 in attack on bus in Pakistan | Fox News

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