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The US and Russia are in the midst of a boondoggle when it comes to bilateral r...read more A Russia-linked cyber-espionage group has hacked into the controls of electricit...read more

How to smuggle secrets past incredible danger

Late on the evening of January 11, 2013, someone sent me an interesting email. It was encrypted, and sent from the sort of anonymous email service that smart people use when they want to hide their identity. Sitting at the kitchen table in the small cotta...

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 books, films, and countless articles. Left unreported has been the quiet role of two journalists who literally had Snowden material mailed to them in a cardboard...