Do As We Say Not As We Do

Just embarrassing the US

A bugged phone conversation in which two senior US officials traded offensive remarks about the European Union has ignited a diplomatic free-for-all and raised questions about the ability of the US to protect its sensitive communications from the spy apparatuses of Russia and other countries.

We of course, do it for the children

Apparently, a GCHQ unit known as the Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group (JTIRG) happily denied service to the chatrooms to scare off Anonymous users, although there’s some confusion over whether the attacks were DoS or DDoS. The leaked slide admits “denial of service” attacks but then later uses DDoS, the acronym for distributed denial of service, as a title.

And Richard Engels thinks he has a clue.


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