Daily Archives: July 1, 2008

China (Country threat level – 3)

Pro-democracy protesters marched through the streets of Hong Kong on 1 July 2008, demanding full democratic rights from the Chinese government. Organizers claim that approximately 30,000 people marched from a local park to the main government offices downtown; police estimates … Continue reading

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South Africa (Country threat level – 3)

A controversial plan to rename many streets in Durban — located in KwaZula-Natal on the eastern coast of South Africa — is scheduled to be implemented on 1 July 2008. In statements earlier this week, the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) … Continue reading

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Phishing attacks becoming more sophisticated

 (GovExec, 6/25/08) Hostile code attached to e-mail messages is one of the most significant cybersecurity problems federal agencies face today, says an industry analyst and former FBI investigator. “It’s getting scarier and scarier and scarier,” said Michael Gibbons, principal of … Continue reading

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Muslim sues over loss of security clearance

(Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 6/27/08) Charging violation of his constitutional rights to free speech and religion, equal protection and due process, nuclear scientist and prison imam Moniem El-Ganayni filed a federal lawsuit against the Department of Energy and its acting deputy secretary, … Continue reading

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Accused Motorola spy denies charges, blames work overload

(TG Daily, 6/27/08) A woman accused of stealing Motorola corporate secrets denies that she is a spy. In a federal indictment, former Motorola software engineer Huanjuan Jin is accused of copying hundreds of documents from Motorola’s internal servers and then … Continue reading

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