RealNews

Terrorism and high technologies

Last week French police managed to arrest a certain Mustafa Baachi, high tech expert of Al-Qaeda who allegedly committed numerous e-frauds and organized of assaults on French financial institutions. His brother Hassan helped him, having been working as a guard in a bank. Representatives of Spanish and French special services think that data received from these arrested Al-Qaeda members will allow to disclose schemes of Al-Qaeda units’ collaboration in the whole Europe and to cut off many sources of their financing. According to Dale Watson, FBI’s former counterterrorism chief, thefts of data on debit/credit cards allow criminals and terrorists to steal money. A number of Islamic organizations (like Al-Qaeda) use this method to replenish their cash. Terrorist organizations Al-Qaeda, Hezbollah, HAMAS, Abu Nidal actively use the Internet and newest achievements of high technologies for teaching their thoughts, recruiting new members, planning and committing terrorist attacks. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.