[cryptography] Snowden Drop to Poitras and Greenwald Described

coderman coderman at gmail.com
Sun Mar 9 23:08:37 EDT 2014


On Sat, Feb 8, 2014 at 11:27 PM, ianG <iang at iang.org> wrote:
> ...  So what
> British Intelligence did was to switch gears and harass his operations
> to make them as difficult as possible.  Instead of trying to necessarily
> stop the bombs, they pushed gear across that made bomb making risky, and
> aggressively clamped down on 'safe' gear where they could.  In effect,
> making unstable explosives and detonators available, and controlling the
> market for the quality stuff.
>
> So the bomb maker was forced into employing ever more risky techniques ...
>
> This tactic of harassing the enemy to make mistakes more likely is
> rather well known.  In war as in business.  And it can and is applied to
> the media.


if you haven't observed this in the information security domain,
  you're not paying attention,
   of you're incompetent.


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