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 ...
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VICE: Iran Launched A Mobile App That Claimed To Diagnose Coronavirus

Image via Maxar via David Gilbert, writing at Vice comes this outstanding piece on the despots running Iran into the ground. Literally. '"Dear compatriots, before going to the hospital or health center, ...
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Robert M. Lee’s & Jeff Haas’ Little Bobby Comics – ‘WEEK 264’

via the respected information security capabilities of Robert M. Lee & the superlative illustration talents of Jeff Haas at Little Bobby Comics. Permalink ...

Crypto AG Was Owned by the CIA

The Swiss cryptography firm Crypto AG sold equipment to governments and militaries around the world for decades after World War II. They were owned by the CIA: But what none of its ...

Police Surveillance Tools from Special Services Group

Special Services Group, a company that sells surveillance tools to the FBI, DEA, ICE, and other US government agencies, has had its secret sales brochure published. Motherboard received the brochure as part ...
PRC Tradecraft: The Spy Down Under

PRC Tradecraft: The Spy Down Under

via the inimitable War Is Boring, comes news of an alleged effort (to the tune of a million simoleans) to co-opt an at-risk Chinese-Australian citizen to assist the People's Repbublic of China ...
Twitter Saudi

Twitter and the Saudi Computer Crime – Or Was It?

What the two Twitter employees’ actions in accessing user data for use by the Saudi Kingdom was not technically a criminal offense On Nov. 7, the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) ...
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Twitter Saudi

Saudi Arabia Pays Twitter Insiders $300K for Account Info

In the world of espionage, the nation-state is always looking for insiders with access to desired information, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is no different than any other country. The difference ...
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