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Vault 7: CIA’s Highrise malware spies on SMS communication

WikiLeaks released documentation on another Vault 7 hacking tool used by the CIA for large cyber-espionage operations. Dated December 2013, the 12-page document describes an Android malware, internally known as HighRise, hidden in an application named TideChec...

Experts Unveil Cyber Espionage Attacks by CopyKittens Hackers

Security researchers have discovered a new, massive cyber espionage campaign that mainly targets people working in government, defence and academic organisations in various countries. The campaign is being conducted by an Iran-linked threat group, whose activi...

Rurktar malware: an espionage tool in development

A new spyware family appears designed for cyber-espionage is still under development. Dubbed Rurkta...

A simple history of Cyber Espionage

Throughout history, nation states have been trying to undermine each other through clandestine activ...

E is for Espionage

First, let’s start with one simple definition of espionage.  According to federal law, specifical...

Inspecting the global underground of cyber espionage

The WannaCry ransomware set a historical milestone in the evolution of cyber threats. The incident i...

Use your cat to spy on people. The CIA attempted to with Russia

CIA spies tried to spy on Soviet Russia using CATS implanted with microphones under their skin. Decl...

This is how Russian intelligence recruits agents

Russia attempted to recruit former presidential advisor Carter Page as a spy. The FBI court document...

How to smuggle secrets past incredible danger

Late on the evening of January 11, 2013, someone sent me an interesting email. It was encrypted, ...

How to smuggle secrets in the mail

The story of Edward Snowden’s disclosure of NSA secrets to the press has been told and retold in b...