Man who pleaded guilty to terrorism charges tried to hide data in a cufflink

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Man who pleaded guilty to terrorism charges tried to hide data in a cufflink - World News


One rule of hiding something is to put it somewhere no one would think to look.


In the case of admitted Islamic State member Samata Ullah, that meant hiding data in a cufflink. 


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Ullah, from Cardiff in Wales, was charged with six terrorism offenses in the United Kingdom in October, and, on Monday, pleaded guilty to several of them. 


The 34-year-old man owned instruction manuals such as "Advances in Missile Guidance" and "Guided Missiles Fundamentals AFM 52-31." He also shot instructional videos from his bedroom on how other extremists could protect data and navigate the internet anonymously.  Read more...

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