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Peanut butter and ProtonMail: US charges underscore evolution of espionage in digital age

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

Like Russia's use of social media to influence American voters and Chinese recruiting strategies, espionage has gone fully digital.

A spyware app designed to monitor Kurdish targets attracted more than 1,400 downloads

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The identity of the spies remains unclear, though the hacking tool is capable of collecting vast amounts of data.

Chinese hackers posed as Iranians to breach Israeli targets, FireEye says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Spooks often like to frame others for their work.

After Gaza ceasefire, MoleRATs hacking group continues to target Middle Eastern governments

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

It’s an example of how, alongside the violence that has long marked the Israel-Palestine conflict, there are often much subtler efforts by digital spies to access networks.

Veteran Justice official who oversaw cybercrime cases to step down

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

Demers' position is one of the most powerful cyber-related perches in the U.S. government.

Biden revokes TikTok ban, issues new guidance for evaluating foreign apps

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The order is a reprieve for TikTok, which had challenged a Trump-era directive in the courts.

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