Espionage

01.23.15
Apple lets China examine iOS code to assuage spying fears
01.23.15

Apple lets China examine iOS code to assuage spying fears

China spent the bulk of 2014 throwing shade at American technology companies, saying that the NSA...

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12.05.14
North Korea treats its state-sponsored hackers like royalty
12.05.14

North Korea treats its state-sponsored hackers like royalty

There's still a dispute as to whether or not North Korean hackers broke into Sony Pictures' networ...

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11.23.14
Sophisticated malware has been spying on computers since 2008 (updated)
11.23.14

Sophisticated malware has been spying on computers since 2008 (updated)

Highly sophisticated malware isn't limited to relatively high-profile sabotage code like Stuxnet -...

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09.28.14
New exhibit showcases art in the digital surveillance era
09.28.14

New exhibit showcases art in the digital surveillance era

It's safe to say that surveillance technology had a profound effect on American culture, even befo...

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08.16.14
Germany accidentally spied on phone calls from Hillary Clinton and John Kerry
08.16.14

Germany accidentally spied on phone calls from Hillary Clinton and John Kerry

Germany may be upset with the US over its eagerness to spy on national leaders (and seemingly ever...

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08.04.14
Chinese government drops foreign security software (update: with limits)
08.04.14

Chinese government drops foreign security software (update: with limits)

China's government isn't just giving the boot to foreign operating systems; it's doing the same fo...

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07.14.14
US claims Chinese exec used hackers to steal warplane data
07.14.14

US claims Chinese exec used hackers to steal warplane data

The US isn't done throwing the book at alleged Chinese industrial spies. The Department of Justice...

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07.06.14
Most of the NSA's intercepted messages involve ordinary people
07.06.14

Most of the NSA's intercepted messages involve ordinary people

It's no secret that the NSA's surveillance efforts reach far and wide. However, we now know which...

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05.25.14
US considers blocking Chinese nationals from hacking conferences
05.25.14

US considers blocking Chinese nationals from hacking conferences

Following its decision to charge five Chinese officials for allegedly stealing trade secrets, the...

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