Privacy and the Pandemic: Time for a Digital Bill of Rights
Democratic governments need digital tools and personal data to combat the crisis, but too much sharing can be dangerous to individuals. How can they strike the right balance?
The U.S.-Iran Standoff Is Militarizing Cyberspace
Trump is keen on cyberattacks to retaliate against Tehran, but that could open Pandora’s box.
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.
Scope of Russian Election Hacking Remains Unclear
Volume one of a long-awaited Senate report on Kremlin targeting of election systems finds all 50 states may have been targeted.
Cyberdeterrence Needs People, Not Weapons
Mass mobilization might be the best line of defense in a world of online warfare.
Iran-Linked Hackers Said to Be Ready for Attacks on U.S. Targets
Even if real war doesn’t start, a cyberwar may soon be underway, experts say.
How Pro-Iran Hackers Spoofed FP and the News Media
Fake news articles and tweets sought to cast Saudi Arabia and other rivals of Tehran in a bad light.
The Enduring Mystery of Who Hacked Anthem
A massive breach at the American health insurer was thought to be the work of Chinese spies.
The Future Is Here, and It Features Hackers Getting Bombed
Israeli armed forces responded to a Hamas cyberattack by bombing the group’s hacking headquarters.
Playing Cat and Mouse With Venezuela’s Internet Censors
In an effort to keep the military connected and protesters offline, Maduro embraces nimble internet censorship.
U.S. Tech Needs Hard Lines on China
Researchers must stay aware of how easily AI work can be turned to repressive ends.
Going Toe-to-Toe With Ukraine’s Separatist Hackers
The proliferation of cyberespionage tools empower even small breakaway regions to run digital intelligence operations.
The World This Weekend
FP’s latest on the turmoil in Sudan, Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election, and Julian Assange’s arrest.
The Navy Wanted a New Cyber Official, but a Housing Scandal Got in the Way
Military families complain of appalling living conditions.
Whoever Predicts the Future Will Win the AI Arms Race
China, Russia, and the United States are approaching the long-term strategic potential of artificial intelligence very differently. The country that gets it right will reap huge military benefits.
How to Regulate the Internet Without Becoming a Dictator
The British model of filtering data rather than content can protect citizens while preserving an open internet.
Meet ‘Charming Kitten,’ the Iranian Hackers Linked to Air Force Defector
Monica Witt fled to Iran and was indicted for espionage—alongside an Iranian hacking luminary.
You Can Hack This Headline for $200
Cybercriminals claim to be selling the ability to manipulate media outlets’ articles.