Tag Archives: national security

CONFIDANTS KEY TO ASSANGE CAMPAIGN – Tuesday June 25 2013

– Sarah Harrison isn’t a person who seeks publicity. However, the WikiLeaks staff member may get more than 15 minutes of fame after she accompanied US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden on an Aeroflot flight from Hong Kong to Moscow on … Continue reading

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AFP MAN LOSES SACKING APPEAL OVER SPY LINKS – Friday May 3 2013

– An Australian Federal Police employee sacked over his dealings with spies at at the South Korean consulate in Sydney has lost his unfair dismissal case. Former AFP intelligence worker Bo-Rim Kim was found to have been in contact with … Continue reading

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BOMBER’S KEY BOXING CONNECTION – Tuesday April 30 2013

– A Canadian boxer who was killed while fighting with jihadists in Russia has emerged as a key contact who may have set the elder Boston bomber on his path to violent extremism. In what could be a breakthrough in … Continue reading

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FBI HUNT MOVES ON TO MOTIVES – Monday April 22 2013

– With one suspect dead and the other captured and lying grievously wounded in a hospital, the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings turned to questions about the motives, and to the significance of an overseas trip one of them … Continue reading

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AUSTRALIAN POLICE ON GUARD FOR LONE WOLVES – Monday April 22 2013

– Radical lone wolf terrorists are a grave potential threat to Australia, AFP Commissioner Tony Negus said after the Boston bombings. The warnings from Australia’s top cop came as Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus claimed a radical Sydney cleric had changed his … Continue reading

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SPYING ROW WITH JAKARTA MAY WEAKEN AUSTRALIA’S DEFENCE

– Counter-terrorism and border security sources say the standoff over spying could have a serious impact on operations if the row isn’t resolved and Indonesia stands firm on its threat to downgrade cooperation. While there remains some doubt about the … Continue reading

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EXPATS TARGETS IN PHONE SCAM

– Australians living and working in Jakarta are unwitting targets of a mobile phone tapping scam linked to the Indonesian Government. A thriving business has developed in the Indonesian capital offering the phone tapping service. For between $300 and $1000, … Continue reading

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FBI INVESTIGATES HACK ON FIRST LADY – Thursday March 14 2013

– The FBI and the US Secret Service are investigating after what appeared to be Michelle Obama’s credit report – including her social security number, phone numbers and bank, mortgage and credit card details – we’re posted on the internet … Continue reading

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FBI PROBES DRONE SIGHTING AT AIRPORT – Thursday March 7 2013

– The FBI is investigating the sighting of a drone near New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport. Described as black and no more than 90 centimetres wide with four propellers, it came within 61 metres of an Alitalia jet making … Continue reading

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