lørdag 8. august 2015

What it's like to rub shoulders with Chinese student spies

The Chinese are masters at collecting open-source intelligence. They slurp it up, and when they can’t, they steal it — filing it through a unique form of library science that funnels the information to relevant state employees who can make use of it. For China, open-source intelligence (OSINT) is strategic intelligence. Forget about nonofficial cover, flipping intelligence assets, and dead drops for now. By using their entire population to gather intelligence, China is able to get the drop on us through asymmetrical means. Read more