Another Uber for Bodyguards App

Larry Snow with the Secure Transportation and Executive Protection News for Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

In Cybersecurity News

From Bleeping Computer

Hacker Steals Military Docs Because Someone Didn’t Change a Default FTP Password

A hacker is selling sensitive military documents on online hacking forums, a security firm has discovered.

Some of the sensitive documents put up for sale include maintenance course books for servicing MQ-9 Reaper drones, and various training manuals describing comment deployment tactics for an improvised explosive device (IED), an M1 ABRAMS tank operation manual, a crewman training and survival manual, and a document detailing tank platoon tactics.

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In Terrorism News

Zee News India

Indian security agents infiltrate terror group and bust plans to bomb Delhi

The Indian security agencies successfully thwarted a terror attack by the Islamic State in New Delhi through a high-scale counter-intelligence operation. The Indian officials reportedly infiltrated into the closed ring of the Islamic State and busted its plans to attack Delhi, as per a report in the Indian Express.

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In Security News

Additional Marine Security Guards Arrive in Haiti To Protect Embassy

A squad-sized detachment of extra Marine security guards has arrived at the U.S. embassy in Haiti as the impoverished Caribbean nation is racked by riots over high fuel prices, a U.S. official confirmed.

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And from Atlanta Fox News

Atlanta app allows users to hire own police officers

An Atlanta company has created an app that will make police officers as well as unarmed guards available for hire. Costs per hour range from $19 to $60 – the higher amount pays for high-level executive protection.

Uber for Bodyguards – really. What could possibly go wrong

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