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The Hunt for the Titanic Was Actually a Hunt for Lost U.S. Nuclear Submarines
Robert Ballard had to do the Navy a favor before he could proceed with his hunt for the famed ship.
articles  espionage  military  History 
4 weeks ago by gmisra
ADE 651 - Wikipedia
The ADE 651 is a fake bomb detector[1] that was produced by ATSC (UK), which claimed that the device could effectively and accurately, from long range, detect the presence and location of various types of explosives, drugs, ivory, and other substances. The device has been sold to 20 countries in the Middle East and Asia, including Iraq and Afghanistan, for as much as US$60,000 each. The Iraqi government is said to have spent £52 million on the devices.[2]
articles  espionage  corruption 
may 2018 by gmisra
The Secret History of the Russian Consulate in San Francisco – Foreign Policy
Overflights, mapping fiber-optic networks, “strange activities.” Moscow’s West Coast spies were busy.
articles  espionage  sanfrancisco  russia 
january 2018 by gmisra
Mystery of sonic weapon attacks at US embassy in Cuba deepens | World news | The Guardian
At least some of the incidents were confined to certain rooms with laser-like specificity, and some victims now have problems recalling specific words
articles  espionage  conspiracy  cuba 
september 2017 by gmisra
Robert Blum, the spy who shaped the world Part 1
Under the guise of a simple professor, Blum pulled the strings of the people pulling the strings
articles  espionage  History 
september 2017 by gmisra
The explosive tale of a spy, a ghost particle and a new physics | Aeon Essays
How the neutrino went from ghost particle to vital physics tool – a tale of bombs, espionage and subtle flavours
articles  science  espionage  History 
august 2017 by gmisra
'I fell in love with a female assassin' | The Independent
They met on a train and fell in love. Then Jason P Howe discovered that his girlfriend Marylin was leading a secret double life – as an assassin for right-wing death squads in Colombia's brutal civil war. With their story set to become a major Hollywood film, he recalls an extraordinary, doomed romance
articles  colombia  espionage  violence 
august 2017 by gmisra
Advanced CIA firmware has been infecting Wi-Fi routers for years | Ars Technica
Latest Vault7 release exposes network-spying operation CIA kept secret since 2007
articles  security  espionage 
june 2017 by gmisra
Unexpected deaths of six Russian diplomats in four months triggers conspiracy theories | The Independent
Several deaths have been described as 'heart attacks' or the result of a 'brief illness' by officials, in some cases despite evidence to the contrary
articles  russia  espionage 
march 2017 by gmisra
Abe Lincoln’s Loveliest Spy – Narratively
Amid the bloodiest throes of the Civil War, a beautiful actress in search of adventure donned disguises, dodged death, and slipped secretly behind Confederate lines.
articles  espionage  History 
march 2016 by gmisra
This library uses liquid SDR to transmit data through sound. This makes it suitable for sending data across a 3.5mm headphone jack or via speaker and mic. Quiet can build standalone binaries for encoding/decoding data via .wav files or for streaming through your soundcard via PortAudio. It can also be built as a library to be consumed by other C programs.
programming  Tools  espionage 
march 2016 by gmisra

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