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Via Judeoscope:

[Hezbollah] — regarded by many as even more sophisticated than al-Qaeda — has sharpened its counterintelligence expertise over the years by keeping a step ahead of Mossad, Israel’s secret service. [They have] become ever more adept at intercepting electronic surveillance, penetrating cellphone networks and recruiting computer science technicians.

“Hezbollah has a long history of underworld wrestling, matching wits with Israeli intelligence agents,” said Wesley Wark, an intelligence expert at the University of Toronto. “Hezbollah has become technologically more sophisticated to avoid detection. It’s an ironic spinoff of having Western agencies monitor their communications.”

The probability that you can trust your toaster just dropped.

Michael Tanji

Michael Tanji

Michael Tanji spent nearly 20 years in the US intelligence community. Trained in both SIGINT and HUMINT disciplines he has worked at the Defense Intelligence Agency, the National Security Agency, and the National Reconnaissance Office. At various points in his career he served as an expert in information warfare, computer network operations, computer forensics, and indications and warning. A veteran of the US Army, Michael has served in both strategic and tactical assignments in the Pacific Theater, the Balkans, and the Middle East.