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The FBI Is Now Securing Networks Without Their Owners’ Permission

In January, we learned about a Chinese espionage campaign that exploited four zero-days in Microsoft Exchange. One of the characteristics of the campaign, in the later days when the Chinese probably realized ...
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Nation-State Espionage in ‘The Flight Attendant’

If you are familiar with “The Flight Attendant,” you know it is a quirky murder mystery shown on HBOMax. Yet, hidden within the murder mystery is a subplot of espionage and intrigue ...
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Russia’s SolarWinds Attack

Recent news articles have all been talking about the massive Russian cyberattack against the United States, but that’s wrong on two accounts. It wasn’t a cyberattack in international relations terms, it was ...

How China Uses Stolen US Personnel Data

Interesting analysis of China’s efforts to identify US spies: By about 2010, two former CIA officials recalled, the Chinese security services had instituted a sophisticated travel intelligence program, developing databases that tracked ...

New ‘MontysThree’ Toolset Used in Targeted Industrial Espionage Attacks

Researchers uncovered a new toolset they’ve dubbed “MontysThree” that has played a role in targeted industrial espionage attacks stretching back to 2018. In the summer of 2020, Kaspersky Lab discovered that an ...

On Executive Order 12333

Mark Jaycox has written a long article on the US Executive Order 12333: “No Oversight, No Limits, No Worries: A Primer on Presidential Spying and Executive Order 12,333“: Abstract: Executive Order 12,333 ...
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China: A CCP-Driven Global Threat Actor

The newly released IntSights analytics report, “The Dark Side of China: The Evolution of a Global Cyber Power,” makes the case that the country is a force to be reckoned with. The ...
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Those Pesky Rus...

Those Pesky Rus…

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via outstanding reportage by BBC technology reporters Chris Fox & Leo Kelion, comes the tale of United Kingdom, Canadian and United States COVID-19 vaccine researchers and those troublesome Russian spies apparently hell-bent ...
PhantomLance - A Story of Statecraft, Software Espionage, Security Mismanagement and APT32

PhantomLance – A Story of Statecraft, Software Espionage, Security Mismanagement and APT32

View fullsize Likely the most significant exposé of retail software security mismanagement this fiscal year - Wired New York-based Senior Writer Andy Greenberg's 'How Spies Snuck Malware Into the Google Play Store ...

Malware in Google Apps

Interesting story of malware hidden in Google Apps. This particular campaign is tied to the government of Vietnam. At a remote virtual version of its annual Security Analyst Summit, researchers from the ...