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Showing posts with label tradecraft. Show all posts
Showing posts with label tradecraft. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Wigged Out in Moscow

Everybody take a breath.

There's nothing special about the Russian security service's bust of a reported American spy -- beyond the weird paraphernalia that the FSB says it captured with the suspect, one Ryan C. Fogle, officially third secretary at the American embassy.

Ted Danson wouldn't be caught dead in one of those wigs.

READ MORE, here.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Gmail Sharing & Other Old Spy Tricks


As it turns out, the Gmail trick David Petraeus and his paramour used to hide their correspondence is one commonly employed by CIA field operatives when agency bosses turn down their pleas for more sophisticated gear to communicate with their foreign spies.
See the rest of my piece at Foreign Policy magazine online.