Daily Archives: October 14, 2008

Ukraine (Country threat level – 3):

Anti-terrorist officers used force to remove a group of 10 lawmakers who were protesting at the National Election Commission building in Kiev on 14 October 2008. Reports indicate that more than 40 anti-terrorist force officers and 60 regular police officers … Continue reading

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Dangerous Fakes: How counterfeit, defective computer components from China are getting into U.S. warplanes and ships

 (Business Week, 10/2/08) The American military faces a growing threat of potentially fatal equipment failure—and even foreign espionage—because of counterfeit computer components used in warplanes, ships, and communication networks. Fake microchips flow from unruly bazaars in rural China to dubious … Continue reading

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Ex-engineer’s wife sentenced for being China agent

(AP, 10/2/08) The wife of a former defense engineer convicted of conspiracy has been sentenced in Santa Ana to three years in prison for her own role in the plot to export sensitive U.S. naval data to China. Rebecca Laiwah … Continue reading

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