Cyber Espionage

The 2019 Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community, released on January 29, mentions climate change as a threat that is “likely to fuel competition for resources, economic distress, and social discontent through 2019 and beyond.” The report features new topics such as election interference and threats to economic competitiveness while still including continuing […]

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Editor, Register-Mail: A 42-page Annual Worldwide Threat Assessment was released on Jan. 29, and intelligence chiefs testified before a Senate Intelligence Committee, first publicly, then in closed session, as usual. “In testimony before the committee the nation’s intel chiefs tried to avoid directly questioning administration policies. They detailed a different ranking of the threats facing […]

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technology New Zealand could soon find itself having to decide which internet to support: one led and largely controlled by the US, or a Chinese “splinternet”, writes Richard MacManus. Tensions between the US and China are at an all-time high. That’s mostly because of the ongoing trade war between the two powerhouse countries, but it […]

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<!– –> WE all know that hacking has become a mainstream problem for businesses and consumers. But we perhaps didn’t anticipate how mainstream some hackers would become in how they run their operations. A notorious cyber crime collective known as the Dark Overlord recently posted an online job looking for… read more at: http://www.irishnews.com/business/2019/02/05/news/dark-overlord-advertises-for-software-designers-and-systems-engineers–1541690/

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The stoush between Beijing and Washington over Chinese telco Huawei shows that countries no longer compete only by using military or economic might. ‘Law enforcement power’—the use of a country’s internal law and justice systems to advance its foreign policy—is an increasingly visible tool of national power, and both China and the US are enthusiastic […]

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Two members of staff at beleaguered telecoms firm Huawei have been expelled from Denmark after a police inspection showed they did not have the correct immigration paperwork. Copenhagen police charged four members of staff following an inspection at the firm’s offices on Thursday for failing to supply the necessary work and residency permits. Read more: […]

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On a fall day in 2012, Charles Ding, Huawei’s chief representative in the United States, made his way to Capitol Hill. While most of Washington was consumed with the recent attacks in Benghazi, Libya, and the death of U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, within the Capitol complex, Congressional investigators were zeroing in on another issue. […]

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Did you know that “Russia’s social media efforts will continue to focus on aggravating social and racial tensions, undermining trust in authorities, and criticizing perceived anti-Russia politicians” as part of a broader effort “to influence US policy, actions, and elections”? Or that North Korea “is unlikely to give up all of its WMD stockpiles, delivery […]

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