On Sat, Feb 8, 2014 at 11:27 PM, ianG <iang@xxxxxxxx> 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.