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.
New Bill Seeks to Energize American Cyberdiplomacy
Lawmakers argue the State Department needs to balance human rights and national security in cyberspace.
Surveillance Is a Tech Problem, but It Requires a Policy Solution
Apple’s former security chief explains why he took a job with the ACLU.
Can State’s New Cyber Bureau Hack It?
The U.S. State Department is working to stand up a new cybersecurity bureau, but it's hobbled by debates with lawmakers on its purpose and mandate.
The United States v. Godkiller (et al.)
U.S. prosecutors indict two Chinese nationals in huge hacking campaign.
Senate Bill Targets Chinese Economic Espionage
New measure would give U.S. prosecutors power to indict hackers working abroad.
Can the U.S. Sanction What It Can’t Find?
Authorities are trying to force bitcoin into the light but cryptocurrencies are only getting harder to trace.
Battling the Bots
Analysts are increasingly using artificial intelligence to track Russian disinformation campaigns.
In Chinese Spy Ops, Something Old, Something New
Indictments reveal how Beijing mixes traditional spycraft with cyberespionage to steal U.S. technology.
The Kingdom’s Hackers and Bots
Saudi Arabia is using cutting-edge technology to track dissidents and stifle dissent.
Many U.S. Weapons Systems Are Vulnerable to Cyberattack
Government watchdog says the Pentagon has not taken the threat seriously enough.
Trump Has a New Weapon to Cause ‘the Cyber’ Mayhem
The U.S. president and his advisor John Bolton want to take the gloves off in cyberspace—but experts worry offensive attacks could backfire.
The Algorithms of August
The AI arms race won’t be like previous competitions, and both the United States and China could be left in the dust.
Why the Military Must Learn to Love Silicon Valley
The U.S. Defense Department and big tech need each other—but getting along won’t be easy
A Million Mistakes a Second
Ultrafast computing is critical to modern warfare. But it also ensures a lot could go very wrong, very quickly.
The Rise of the Cyber-Mercenaries
What happens when private firms have cyberweapons as powerful as those owned by governments?