unprecedented-leaks-underscore-deep-discontent-inside-china

Beijing usually takes pride in its tight grip of the information that flows inside and outside of China. However, several recent incidents seem to reveal that Beijing’s iron fist may be losing its grip. Only a week ago, The New York Times reported on the Xinjiang Papers, a 403-page collection of reportedly classified Chinese documents—including speeches by Chinese leader…

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iran?-more-like-ivan:-brit-and-us-spies-say-they-can-see-through-turla-hacking-group’s-facade

Russian-backed cell’s Middle East campaign pretended to be of a Persian persuasion British and US spies have blamed Russian hacker group Turla for masquerading as Iranian hackers to launch recent attacks mostly on government systems in the Middle East. The joint advisory comes from the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), part of GCHQ, and…

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chinese-spies-use-hong-kong-to-steal-sensitive-western-technology

 | September 12, 2019 02:55 PM Hong Kong’s special trade relationship with the United States has given China the opportunity to steal sensitive technology it would not otherwise have access to, according to American lawmakers and officials. “There is certain open-source evidence of the Chinese violating what we would call our ethical standards,” R. Clarke…

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how-arabic-jews-helped-form-israel’s-legendary-intelligence-service

Any intelligence service worth its salt appreciates the opportunity to deploy an agent among a foreign people with which he’s intimately familiar, whose language he speaks, whose culture he understands, and whose appearance he approximates. In the case of the nascent Jewish state, circa 1945-50, dozens of such would-be agents—Jewish by birth and religion, Arab…

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