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VEGA Strategic Services
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North Korean missile tests in East Asia

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Above Top secret: What Lies Beyond the Cloaked

Above top secret clearances are an enigma. They seem fascinating and spooky, yet are not as substantive as spy thrillers and espionage films may convey. They exist, yet they don’t. A topic as grey as the content the public commonly…

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CIA Vampires: US Meddling in the Philippines

In the shadowy war against communism led by the United States, the Philippines was subjected to a disturbing branch of psychological warfare by the CIA. Lt. Col Edward G. Lansdale was sent to end the guerilla Hukbalahap (or the “People’s…

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World War Propaganda Posters

WW1 propaganda posters, and WW2 propaganda posters, are an essential component of psychological warfare in their involved time periods. World War 1 and 2 were the first Great Wars, and the testing ground for new types of warfare, on a…

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So, you want to be a Counter-Poaching ‘Operator’?

Ten Tips for New Players Over the years colleagues and I have received countless CV’s, and generous offers to “save us”, that were great for entertainment value initially, but eventually consume a lot of our under-paid precious time. These rules…

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Eric Roberts: Office Worker Turned Double Agent

Eric Roberts was a double agent during World War Two. He worked undercover in the UK to intercept secrets destined for the Nazi regime. Background In the run-up to World War Two, there was a growing underground Nazi sympathiser rhetoric…

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GCHQ Monitoring Programmes: A Timeline

GCHQ, the Government Communication Headquarters, is the UK Intelligence organisation responsible for Signals and Communications Intelligence (SIGINT). GCHQ has been running communications monitoring programmes for over a decade. Whilst GCHQ use a mixture of tradecraft, the organisation is generally successful…

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Fake News: Misinformation vs. Disinformation

Is it so important to determine a difference between disinformation and misinformation? The fake news fever, at least the use of the concept, decreased with the defeat of Trump in the 2020 elections. To counter this, false information, whether deliberate…

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White Hats: Ethical Hacking in Practice

White Hats are security professionals in high demand. Ethical Hackers draw on a large range of skills and knowledge to enhance cybersecurity.

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Betty Pack Honeypot for Mi6
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Honeypot: The Art of Seduction in Espionage

Honeypot, What Is It? Honeypot, or honey trap, is a term employed in the espionage world. It describes an operational practice in which a covert agent creates and uses a romantic or sexual relationship to compromise a target for money…

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Cognitive vulnerabilities: Information Warfare ‘Then Vs. Now’

Cognitive vulnerabilities: does disinformation matter more now? The 2016 U.S. elections created a tsunami of literature surrounding disinformation, from academic material to social media arguments. Cognitively, humans are not more susceptible to disinformation now than during the Cold War. humans…

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