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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Espionage act
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The 1917 Espionage Act and its Lasting Impact

In the United States, the Espionage Act is the judicial boundary between loyalty and disloyalty to country. It isn’t controversial to consider aiding a foreign adversary as a universally a gross betrayal against ones nation. However, that isn’t to say…

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Economic Espionage and the Damage it Causes Companies

Economic espionage, corporate espionage, industrial espionage, commercial espionage: different commonly terms for the same general idea. According to the Economic Espionage Act of 1996, legislated by the United States Congress, economic espionage is the theft or misappropriation of a trade…

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Aldrich Ames
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The Dangle Technique in the World of Espionage

Dangle is a term used in spy terminology and it refers to an agent who pretends to be interested in betraying their country or joining another agency. This agent has to convince the new intelligence group that they are not…

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Confidential

Chinese Academic Espionage in the United States

Chinese academic espionage is a realistic threat to the U.S. This article provides a survey of its meaning, method, and modern use. According to the U.S. News “2021 Best Global Universities Rankings”, 15 out of the top 20 ranked colleges…

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Corporate Espionage
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Made in China: Corporate Espionage in the United States

Chinese subversion, in its various forms, is one of the largest geopolitical threats to the United States in contemporary times. Corporate espionage is a proven method used by the Chinese government in order to conduct an internal soft war against…

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VEGA Strategic Services
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VEGA Strategic Services and Venezuela

Summary VEGA Strategic Services (also Vegacy) is a rather shadowy organization hailing from Ukraine and supporting the Maduro regime in Venezuela. In 2011, the group was founded in Ukraine by members of elite special forces unites from Ukraine and Russia….

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The Swiss Guard: the Smallest and Oldest Army in the World

The Swiss Guard, or Pontifical Swiss Guard, is an armed force that has the main goal of protecting the Pope and his residence, the Apostolic Palace. The Swiss Guard is the oldest and smallest active army in the world. History…

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Action Division and the DGSE

Background of the Action Division The Action Division is the clandestine wing of the French Directorate-General for External Security – France’s foreign intelligence service. France’s covert intelligence capabilities and the Action Division came to bear in World War II, after…

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