News you may have missed #355
May 20, 2010 1 Comment
- Jones, Panetta, brief Pakistanis on Times Square bomb plot. US President Barack Obama’s national security advisor Jim Jones and CIA Director Leon Panetta are in Pakistan to brief local officials about the failed Times Square bomb plot. A sign of tighter US-Pakistan spy relations? Don’t hold your breath.
- Partial history of NSA computers released. The link to the .pdf document that explores the history of US National Security Agency computers up to 1964, is available through Bruce Schneier’s blog.
- Rio Tinto employees lose espionage appeal. Three of the four senior staff members of Rio Tinto, an Anglo-Australian mining concern, who were arrested last July by Chinese authorities on espionage charges, have lost an appeal against their convictions.