Category espionage, spying

The 6 Reasons Why Huawei Gives The U.S. And Its Allies Security Nightmares

The 6 Reasons Why Huawei Gives The U.S. And Its Allies Security Nightmares Technology Review · by Martin Giles and Elizabeth Woyke The detention in Canada of Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s CFO and the daughter of its founder, is further inflaming tensions between the US and China. Her arrest is linked to a US extradition request on undisclosed charges, but […]

How A Chilling Saudi Cyberwar Ensnared Jamal Khashoggi

 How A Chilling Saudi Cyberwar Ensnared Jamal Khashoggi Mr.  Ignatius leaves out Mr. Khashoggi’s lonn-term history of association with the Muslim Brotherhood and Osama bin Laden. Indeed, the Washington Post — in the months before his murder, published one of Mr. Khashoggi’s articles — in English and Arabic — which was supportive of the Muslim […]

Boeing Backs Out Of Global IP Satellite Order Financed By China Aerospace Company Cites Default For Nonpayment In Canceling Controversial Satellite Order

*        BUSINESS<https://www.wsj.com/news/business>Boeing Backs Out of Global IP Satellite Order Financed by ChinaAerospace company cites default for nonpayment in canceling controversial satellite order [Under U.S. export-control laws, Boeing isn’t allowed to sell satellites to China directly. Above, an artist’s rendering of the Boeing-built satellite.] Under U.S. export-control laws, Boeing isn’t allowed to sell […]

North Korea Spent $2M On Surveillance And Wiretapping Equipment In May

North Korea Spent $2M On Surveillance And Wiretapping Equipment In May – DailyNK dailynk.com · December 3, 2018 Image: Daily NK The North Korean regime imported a large shipment of mobile phone wiretapping devices from China in May, local sources have reported. “The authorities bought new electronic wave interruption devices and mobile phone wiretapping devices in […]

Standoff Over INF Treaty Enters New Phase As U.S. Reveals Details Of Russian Missile

Standoff Over INF Treaty Enters New Phase As U.S. Reveals Details Of Russian Missile December 03, 2018 12:35 GMT ·         By Mike Eckel A Russian Iskander-M missile is fired during exercises near St. Petersburg in September 2017. (illustrative photo) Share ·         2 ·           ·            Print WASHINGTON — The United States’ top intelligence official has quietly revealed key new […]

Russian Hackers Are Still Probing The U.S. Power Grid

Russian Hackers Are Still Probing The U.S. Power Grid Wired · by Lily Hay Newman · November 28, 2018 In recent years, hacks against the power grid have gone from a mostly theoretical risk to a real-world problem. Two large-scale blackouts in Ukraine caused by Russian cyberattacks in 2015 and 2016 showed just how feasible it is. But grid hacking comes in less […]

The Terror–Cyber–Crime Nexus And Terrorists’ Innovation | The Strategist

The Terror–Cyber–Crime Nexus And Terrorists’ Innovation | The Strategist aspistrategist.org.au · by Isaac Kfir · November 30, 2018SHARE Share to EmailWith ImagesWithout Images Despite herculean efforts, countering terrorist financing has proven to be hard. The reasons for that include the complexity of the international financial system, some states’ reluctance to enforce existing measures, and terrorist groups’ ability to innovate and diversify […]

Ukraine Is Moscow’s Guinea Pig: Russia Uses Its Neighbor To Hone Its Aggressive Tactics And Test Whether Rivals Are Willing To Fight Back

Ukraine Is Moscow’s Guinea Pig: Russia Uses Its Neighbor To Hone Its Aggressive Tactics And Test Whether Rivals Are Willing To Fight Back http://www.fortunascorner.com      Adrian Karatnycky, who is a Co-Director of The Ukraine In Europe Program at the Atlantic Council, has an Op-Ed in this morning’s (Nov. 29, 2018) Wall Street Journal, with the title […]

Uncovering Chinese Espionage In The U.S.

Uncovering Chinese Espionage In The U.S. A detailed look into how, why, and where Chinese spies are active in the United States.By Nicholas EftimiadesNovember 28, 2018 Twenty years ago, I testified before a U.S. congressional committee on China’s espionage operations in the United States. I left the Members with what I thought was an ominous warning: […]

U.S. Navy Warships Just Rocked The Taiwan Strait In A Power Play Ahead Of Trump’s Meeting With The Chinese President

U.S. Navy Warships Just Rocked The Taiwan Strait In A Power Play Ahead Of Trump’s Meeting With The Chinese President Business Insider · by Ryan Pickrell · November 29, 2018 The US Navy destroyer USS Stockdale and the underway replenishment oiler USNS Pecos sailed through the Taiwan Strait Wednesday. The maneuver through the closely-watched strait comes just days […]