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Russian hackers accused of spying on hotels guests

Hackers linked to Russian military intelligence were behind a cyber-espionage campaign targeting influential figures from the West, according to a report by security researchers. Phishing emails sent to employees at high-class hotels were designed to allow the...

Is Alexa spying on us? We’re too busy to care — and we might regret that

Washington. It’s an experience every computer or smart phone user has had. After downloading new software or an app, a window pops up with a legal agreement. At the bottom is an “I agree” button. One click, and it’s gone. Most users have no clue what...

Iranian spy service threatening, blackmailing global media outlets

Iran’s clandestine spy network has been threatening and blackmailing scores of journalists, ev...

Spying on students: school-issued devices and student privacy

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Students and their families are backed into a corner. As students across the Unite...

APT group leverage Gazer backdoor to spy on embassies and consular operations

Security researchers at ESET have spotted a new cyber espionage campaign targeting embassies and ...

Is Alexa spying on us? We’re too busy to care and we might regret that

Washington – It’s an experience every computer or smart phone user has had. After downloadi...

Cyber spies targeting companies with sophisticated “long cons”

State-sponsored cyber spies are stepping up the espionage game with increasingly intricate social en...

Russian are still recruiting US assets 1984 style

The US and Russia are in the midst of a boondoggle when it comes to bilateral relations. With the U...

Secret rules make it pretty easy for the FBI to spy on journalist

Secret FBI rules allow agents to obtain journalists’ phone records with approval from two inter...

US intelligence chief: we might use the internet of things to spy on you

The US intelligence chief has acknowledged for the first time that agencies might use a new generati...