4 Reads on a Frighteningly Plausible Vision of the Future
“Burn-In” fascinated and scared me as a cop, spy, writer, and citizen.
How Hackers and Spies Could Sabotage the Coronavirus Fight
Intelligence services have a long history of manipulating information on health issues, and an epidemic is especially tempting for interference. Why aren’t we better prepared?
Russia and China Are Trying to Set the U.N.’s Rules on Cybercrime
At the United Nations General Assembly, the United States must push back against their agenda.
China Is Spying On Israel to Steal U.S. Secrets
Benjamin Netanyahu ignored the intelligence operations of Beijing and Moscow for too long. Now, the Israeli government is finally paying attention, but it could be too late.
For Africa, Chinese-Built Internet Is Better Than No Internet at All
The need for web access has driven African countries to Huawei despite U.S. concerns.
The Rise of the Cyber-Mercenaries
What happens when private firms have cyberweapons as powerful as those owned by governments?
The Trump Administration Just Threw Out America’s Rules for Cyberweapons
U.S. cyberstrategy needs updating, but this isn’t the way to do it.
Does Kaspersky Have Something to Hide?
The Russian security giant faces scrutiny worldwide. Is there fire beneath the smoke?
Spyware Sold to Mexican Government Was Used to Target Experts Investigating Missing Students
The spyware is meant to track terrorists, but Mexico apparently turned it on journalists, activists and others.
The Kremlin’s Newest Hybrid Warfare Asset: Gangsters
Russia and other states have taken to hiring street gangs and thugs to do the sort of dirty work that even spies don't want to touch.
Trove of Stolen NSA Data Is ‘Devastating’ Loss for Intelligence Community
Former intelligence officials say leaks are crippling U.S. espionage capabilities.
House Intel Panel Agrees to Investigate Any Trump-Russia Ties
Intel committee leaders pledge to leave 'no stone unturned.'
Wary of Russian Cyber Threat, France Plans to Bolster its Army of ‘Digital Soldiers’
With its own presidential election on the horizon, France could learn a thing or two from the U.S. election hacking debacle.
Hacked Audio of Clinton Fundraiser Raises More Suspicions of Russian Meddling
The latest hack of the Democratic nominee’s campaign reveals Clinton has some misgivings about Obama’s push to modernize the nuclear arsenal.
Every Move You Make
Over eight years, President Barack Obama has created the most intrusive surveillance apparatus in the world. To what end?
The Same Russian Hackers Hit the DNC and the DCCC, Security Firms Say
Russian military intelligence appears to be behind the hack of the Democratic National Committee and the Democrats’ congressional campaign organization, experts say.
How Should the United States Respond to Russia’s Election Meddling?
Trump welcomed Russia's DNC email hack. Do those who seek to put America First really want the Russians to help them do that?
How to Invade Your Own Privacy So the Government Doesn’t Have To
In 2002, the FBI mistakenly identified Hasan Elahi as a terrorist. Since then, he’s offered free self-surveillance, posting more than 80,000 pictures online for the bureau — and the world — to see.
Fear This Man
To spies, David Vincenzetti is a salesman. To tyrants, he is a savior. How the Italian mogul built a hacking empire.