Espionage

Cyber Espionage Targeting Public Sector Rose 168% In 2018

“Government incident responders must either be cape-and-tights-wearing superheroes, or so stressed they’re barely hanging on by their fingernails.”

CIA Veteran Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Help China

Jerry Lee took cash “for life” in exchange for delivering secret U.S. intelligence.

How Government Agencies Can Build Cyber Trust in 2019

For all the damage that can come as the result of cyberattacks, the cost of severed trust is almost always the highest.

DOJ Indicts Former Intel Officer For Helping Iran Hack Her Colleagues

Monica Witt, a former Air Force officer and intelligence community contractor, also allegedly disclosed information about a sensitive Pentagon program, according to Justice Department officials.

Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Fight Chinese Tech Theft and Supply Chain Threats

The legislation would create a White House office to help the government punch back against economic espionage.

China’s Electric Cars Are Government Spies

There are currently 1.4 million electric cars providing data, including real-time location.

The U.S. Just Declared War on the Chinese Company It Loves to Hate Most

Huawei has largely been shut out of the U.S. since 2012.

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Intel Community is Developing a More Spy-Proof Room

The intelligence community’s research arm is upgrading SCIF security to protect against threats from personal devices and sensors.

Kaspersky Faces Tough Questions at Appeals Court

The Russian anti-virus software company faces what could be its last chance to make its case against a U.S. governmentwide ban.

The U.S. Is Worried That a Russian Satellite Is Really a Weapon

American intelligence agencies have reason to believe the satellite may be surveilling U.S. space assets.

China Is Still Stealing America’s Business Secrets, U.S. Officials Say

The 2015 agreement between Xi and Obama produced only a lull in Beijing’s economic espionage.

China Won and America Lost on ZTE, but Our Offensive Cyber is Super Awesome

Lawmakers also introduced bills to protect against drones and make sure you get texts about incoming missiles in this week’s bill watch.

Chinese Hackers Targeted Internet-of-Things During Trump-Putin Summit

A spike in attacks sought access to devices that might yield audio or visual intelligence.

Microsoft Says Russia Tried to Hack Three 2018 U.S. Midterm Candidates

The hackers targeted the candidates’ staffers with phishing tactics.