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Israeli Intelligence Cooperation with Arab Allies Thwarts Iranian Terrorism

The magnitude of the terrorist threat in the Middle East has grown steadily since the outset of the so-called “Arab Spring.” The need to modernize intelligence in the service of counterterrorism is a matter of particular concern to the Persian Gulf states, which share the common goal of impeding the spread of Iran’s transnational terrorist network and reducing the damage caused by Iran-affiliated Shiite militias. The newly formed intelligence cooperation between Israel and several Arab states has already thwarted Iranian attacks. […]

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Russian spies try to steal Ukrainian modern tank secrets

Ukraine’s security service, known by the acronym SBU, has reportedly thwarted attempts by the Russian spy to get secrets of the Ukrainian tank program. A Russian spy was arrested Monday on suspicion of acting as an illegal agent of the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces (GRU) of the Russian Federation, […] […]

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The reality of life as a spy

Jack Beaumont is the pseudonym for a former spy with the DGSE, French Foreign Secret Service. He has written a nail-biting thriller called ‘The Frenchman’ about the reality of being an under-cover operative, and is far from the picture painted by John Le Carre or Ian Fleming. […]

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China Used Secret Microchip to Spy on US Computers

In 2010, the U.S. Department of Defense found thousands of its computer servers sending military network data to China – the result of code hidden in chips that handled the machines’ startup process. In 2014, Intel Corp. discovered that an elite Chinese hacking group… […]

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My life as a spy: a Frenchman tells

Jack Beaumont is the pen name of a Sydney-sider with an intriguing background. A fighter pilot for the French air force, Beaumont was injured when his 60 million Euro, single-seat Mirage 2000 (Dash 5) crashed during dogfight training. He was then recruited by French intelligence to work for the DGSE, their foreign secret service. For eight years, he balanced life as a loving husband and father with the darkness of clandestine foreign operations. Eventually, the toll was too great, and his Australian wife convinced him to walk away. Now living in a beach-side suburb of Sydney and working for a big city firm, he’s a world away from the life he left behind in France, and has written a thriller, The Frenchman, based on his life as a spy, and the experiences that changed him forever. […]