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Germany warns of nation-state cyber espionage threat

German industry is under attack, and they may not be aware. According to Bitkom (Germany’s digital industry association) a full 53 percent of German companies have been victims of economic espionage. While the German domestic intelligence and security se...

New backdoor trojan deployed in cyber-espionage campaign targeting embassies

A cyber-espionage group believed to be operating out of Russia for the past two decades has deployed a new backdoor trojan on computers at embassies in Southeast Europe, former Soviet states, and some South American countries. This cyber-espionage group is n...

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-esp...

Experts Unveil Cyber Espionage Attacks by CopyKittens Hackers

Security researchers have discovered a new, massive cyber espionage campaign that mainly targets peo...

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...