Putin’s Secret Intelligence Agency Hacked: Dangerous New ‘Cyber Weapons’ Now Exposed

Red faces in Red Square, again. Last July, I reported on the hacking of SyTech, an FSB contractor working on internet surveillance tech. Now, reports have emerged from Russia of another shocking security breach within the FSB ecosystem. This one has exposed “a new weapon ordered by the security service,” one that can be used to execute […]

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FBI ‘Drive-By’ Hacking Warning Just Got Real: Here’s How This Malicious New Threat Works

“Hackers can use innocent devices to do a virtual drive-by of your digital life,” warned the FBI in December. “Unsecured devices can allow hackers a path into your router, giving the bad guy access to everything else on your home network that you thought was secure.” The risk, according to the FBI, was the surge in connected […]

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Raytheon engineer arrested for taking US missile defense secrets to China

When Wei Sun, a 48-year-old engineer at Raytheon Missile Systems, left for an overseas trip last year, he told the company he planned to bring his company-issued HP EliteBook 840 laptop along. Sun, a Chinese-born American citizen, had been working at Raytheon, the fourth-largest US defense contractor, for a decade. He held a secret-level security […]

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