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  • Al Qaeda suspect's porn film found to contain treasure trove of secret documents

    05/04/2012 1:18:22 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 41 replies ^ | May 4, 2012 | by Lin Edwards
    A suspected member of the Al Qaeda terrorist group, arrested in May last year in Germany, was found with a memory stick hidden in his underwear. Police discovered the stick contained a password-protected folder with pornographic videos inside it, but suspicious computer forensic experts thought there must be more. After weeks of analysis, they determined that one of the pornographic videos contained concealed documents detailing Al Qaeda operations and plans. The files were hidden in the video file through a process called steganography or concealed writing. The term steganography includes methods used for centuries, such as invisible ink, but now...
  • Two Individuals Plead Guilty to Offering to Bribe U.S. Army Contracting Official in Afghanistan

    08/10/2009 6:55:23 PM PDT · by Cindy · 1 replies · 340+ views
    US - Press Release ^ | August 7, 2009 | n/a
    Note: The following text is a quote: Two Individuals Plead Guilty to Offering to Bribe U.S. Army Contracting Official in Afghanistan Two dual Afghan/U.S. citizens today pleaded guilty for their roles in a scheme to offer $1 million in bribes to a U.S. Army contracting official in Afghanistan. Rohullah Farooqi Lodin, 48, from Irvine, Calif., and Hashmatullah Farooqi, 38, from New York City, pleaded guilty to one count of offering to bribe a public official before Judge Liam O’Grady in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. The U.S. Army in Afghanistan is responsible for the Commander’s Emergency...
  • Afghanistan - Troops find warehouses filled with weapons possibly belonging to maverick commander

    10/12/2002 12:36:34 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 3 replies · 189+ views
    Associated Press | October 12, 2002 | CHRIS HAWLEY
    BAGRAM, Afghanistan, Oct 12, 2002 (AP WorldStream via COMTEX) -- U.S. troops have found two warehouses filled with a staggering arsenal believed to belong to a maverick Afghan commander, the military said Saturday. The smaller of the two caches found Friday filled 35 trucks and ranged from machine guns to 120mm rockets and mortar rounds, Col. Roger King said. Troops from the Army's 82nd Airborne Division were still counting the larger find. The warehouses were found in the southeastern city of Khost after Afghan officials tipped off U.S. forces. King said the weapons were believed to belong to Bacha...