Public Intelligence wrote a new blog post: (U//FOUO) DHS-FBI Bulletin: Diversion as a Terrorist Tactic 1 day, 11 hours ago · View
(U//FOUO) Terrorists and violent extremists have used—or considered using—diversionary tactics in terrorist attacks overseas. Diversionary tactics are often used to draw security forces and first responders away from the intended primary target of the attack and may be used as part of a complex or multi-pronged attack. Diverting [...]
Public Intelligence wrote a new blog post: (U//FOUO) DHS-FBI Bulletin: Use of Unsuspecting Civilians in IED Attacks 2 days, 11 hours ago · View
(U//FOUO) Terrorists and violent extremists could use unsuspecting civilians to transport improvised explosive devices (IEDs) artfully concealed in seemingly harmless items for use in attacks in the Homeland. Overseas attacks demonstrate that violent extremists have successfully used unsuspecting individuals to carry items containing IEDs to specific targets where [...]
Public Intelligence wrote a new blog post: Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations Apple Offshore Profit Shifting Exhibits 2 days, 16 hours ago · View
The following exhibits were released May 21, 2013 by the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee .
On May 21, 2013, the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI) of the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee will [...]
Public Intelligence wrote a new blog post: Al-Zaatari Syrian Refugee Camp Expansion Satellite Photos 5 days, 12 hours ago · View
The following are satellite photos of the Al-Zaatari Refugee Camp in Jordan with analysis provided by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT). The photos show the growth of the camp from approximately 5,000 shelters in November 2012 to more than 28,000 in May 2013. According to Al Jazeera, [...]
Public Intelligence wrote a new blog post: U.S. Department of Justice Statistics Report: Firearm Violence 1993-2011 6 days, 11 hours ago · View
The following special report was released May 7, 2013 by the Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics .
In 2011, a total of 478,400 fatal and nonfatal violent crimes were committed with a firearm. Homicides made up about 2% of all firearm-related crimes. There were 11,101 firearm homicides in 2011, down by 39% [...]
Public Intelligence wrote a new blog post: (U//FOUO) U.S. Army Operation Iraqi Freedom Information Operations Tactical Commander’s Handbook 1 week ago · View
This handbook provides the tactical operator, commander, and battle staff with information on planning, executing, assessing, and sustaining information operations (IO). The handbook is based on observations collected in Iraq during July and August 2004 by an IO collection and analysis team (CAAT). [...]
Public Intelligence wrote a new blog post: Joint and Coalition Operational Analysis (JCOA) Reducing and Mitigating Civilian Casualties: Enduring Lessons 1 week, 1 day ago · View
The United States has long been committed to upholding the Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC) and minimizing collateral damage, which includes civilian casualties (CIVCAS) and unintended damage to civilian objects (facilities, equipment, or other property that is not a military objective). In support of these goals, the [...]
Public Intelligence wrote a new blog post: (U//FOUO) Defense Security Service Cybersecurity Operations Division Counterintelligence Presentation 1 week, 3 days ago · View
DSS Supports national security and the warfighter, secures the nation’s technological base, and oversees the protection of U.S. and foreign classified information in the hands of Industry CI Mission DSS CI identifies unlawful penetrators of cleared U.S. defense industry and articulates the threat for industry and [...]
The following bulletins were released May 6, 2013 by the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center and FBI in anticipation of the OpUSA campaign. A DHS bulletin on the campaign was released May 2, 2013 by computer security journalist Brian Krebs .
National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center OpUSA: Potential Tools May 6, 2013 4 pages Download FBI Liaison Alert System #C-000007-DD May 6, [...]
The following report was released by the UNODC May 5, 2013 .
Afghanistan cultivates, produces and process narcotics that are a threat to the region and worldwide. However, the international community also needs to understand that Afghanistan itself is a victim of this phenomenon. The existence of hundreds [...]
Public Intelligence wrote a new blog post: (U//FOUO) New Jersey Fusion Center: Boston Marathon Bombing Used to Disseminate Malware and Conduct Fraud 2 weeks ago · View
(U//FOUO) Websites and emails referencing the Boston Marathon bombing should be viewed with caution, as malicious actors are using the incident to disseminate malware and conduct fraud. While other agencies investigate the frauds, the NJ ROIC provides this [...]
Public Intelligence wrote a new blog post: (U//FOUO) U.S. Air Force Notice on Use of Social Networking Sites for Computer Network Exploitation 2 weeks ago · View
The following notice was published in the May issue of the Illinois Air National Guard 183rd Fighter Wing monthly newsletter Falcon View. Despite the spelling mistake in the first paragraph, the notice is apparently authentic.
Notice to Airman 2013-080-001: (U//FOUO) EXECUTIVE SUMMERY: Nation-state adversaries regularly use accounts on popular social networking sites to facilitate social engineering against DoD [...]
Public Intelligence wrote a new blog post: DHS-Connecticut Intelligence Center (CTIC) Active Shooter Individual Response Guidelines 2 weeks, 1 day ago · View
The Connecticut Intelligence Center (CTIC) along with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is providing this information for awareness of Active Shooter Incidents and your individual response, should you become involved in an Active Shooter situation. Please note: These are individual measures and should not be used in [...]
Public Intelligence wrote a new blog post: (U//FOUO) DHS Infrastructure Protection Report: Elementary and Secondary Schools 2 weeks, 1 day ago · View
Approximately fifty million students attend nearly 100,000 public elementary and secondary schools throughout the Nation. Elementary and secondary schools are relatively open-access, limited egress congregation points for children, and have been successfully targeted by terrorists in the past. Potential Indicators of Terrorist Activity Terrorists have a [...]
Public Intelligence wrote a new blog post: National Counterterrorism Center Says IED Precursors Widely Available in U.S. 2 weeks, 4 days ago · View
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiEUMTT5TxY A video posted on YouTube shows 4 pounds of tannerite and 3 gallons of gasoline being detonated inside of a refrigerator. A March 2013 bulletin from the FBI warned that materials like tannerite, used for exploding targets, and other commercial products could provide alternative sources of ammonium nitrate and precursor material used to manufacture improvised [...]
Public Intelligence wrote a new blog post: (U//FOUO) National Counterterrorism Center Report: Common Misconceptions About Homeland Plotting 2 weeks, 4 days ago · View
(U//FOUO) A facilitated brainstorming session was convened to identify and examine the most common misconceptions about conventional Homeland plotting. These misconceptions stemmed from inquiries received from Federal, state, local, tribal, and private-sector consumers and from articles published by outside experts and in the media. Analysts identified [...]
Public Intelligence wrote a new blog post: DoD Report to Congress on North Korea Military and Security Developments 2012 3 weeks ago · View
The following report was released on May 2, 2013 by the Department of Defense .
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) remains one of the United States’ most critical security challenges in Northeast Asia. North Korea remains a security threat because of its willingness [...]
Public Intelligence wrote a new blog post: Guantanamo Joint Medical Group Hunger Strike Response Photos 3 weeks ago · View
The following photos were released May 2, 2013 by the 138th Public Affairs Detachment. The photos depict Joint Task Force Guantanamo’s Behavioral Health Unit and Joint Medical Group facilities where detainees are force-fed due to an ongoing hunger strike among more than two-thirds of the detainees. The photos released by the military show soldiers trying to provide [...]
Public Intelligence wrote a new blog post: DHS-FBI Bulletins Identifying IP Addresses, Hostnames Associated With Malicious Cyber Activity Against the U.S. Government 3 weeks, 1 day ago · View
The following bulletins were released in February 2013 by the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) on a limited basis to “confirmed members of the cybersecurity community of practice, which may include critical infrastructure owners and operators, systems administrators, and information security practitioners.” Both versions of the bulletin were found to be available on a number of [...]
Public Intelligence wrote a new blog post: IMF Fiscal Affairs Department Cyprus Options for Short-Term Expenditure Rationalization 3 weeks, 2 days ago · View
The following IMF report was obtained from the website of the largest newspaper in Cyprus Ὁ Φιλελεύθερος ( Phileleftheros).
Increasing public spending had contributed to a substantial deterioration of public finances in Cyprus over recent years. To address fiscal imbalances, the government introduced an initial set of fiscal reform’s in [...]
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