Why Do Ordinary People Commit Acts of Espionage?

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] Political ideology and money serve as motivators for some people to commit acts of espionage, but they’re not the only factors involved. By Jerad W. ALEXANDER [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] In mid-July, 2018, Mariia Butina, a 29-year-old assistant to the Russian central bank and long-time Vladimir Putin ally Alexander Torshin, was arrested in Washington, D.C., on a charge of “conspiracy to act as an agent of…

Are millennials keeping their data safe?

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] Norton reports one in three millennials use the same password for all accounts; 53 percent have shared passwords with friends or family. By DECCAN CHRONICLE [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] While the awareness level in millennials is high about the latest trends in technology and gadgets, it is alarming to see how the knowledge is not being translated well into practice, making them an easy prey for…

Surely we can find, and stop, high-tech spies

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] It’s rumored that the U.S. intelligence community has commissioned The Eagles to rewrite some of their[nbsp_tc]famous lyrics[nbsp_tc]to serve as a deterrent to Russia and China. The hope is that this new song will stop the apparently unabated espionage activities occurring in the National Capital Region, known as the NCR. It’s called “You Can’t Hide Your Spyin’ Eyes.” BY MORGAN WRIGHT [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] Concerns about…

Hidden Cameras Targeting Female Workers at South Bay Tech Company

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] Many of the women working at the South Bay location are upset with how the company handled things [/h_tc][spacer_tc pixels=’30’][/spacer_tc] [spacer_tc pixels=’30’][/spacer_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] Women at a South Bay technology company are upset that they weren’t notified earlier about someone using hidden cameras to target female workers. Two cameras were found hidden under the desks of two female employees at Rohr Inc., a subsidiary of…

TEEN FINDS HIDDEN CAMERA IN LOCKER ROOM DURING ITALIAN TOURNAMENT

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’1′] A disturbing scandal has recently rocked Italy‘s youth volleyball circuit. A cellphone belonging to a referee was found hidden with its camera turned on inside an arena’s locker room. The event happened during an international tournament involving 250 youngsters from six European countries. The cellphone was found by a player from a Lithuanian team, who immediately went to his coach with the device. The police was called,…

Burning Umbrella: An Intelligence Report on the Winnti Umbrella and Associated State-Sponsored Attackers

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] • We assess with high confidence that the Winnti umbrella is associated with the Chinese state intelligence apparatus, with at least some elements located in the Xicheng District of Beijing. • A number of Chinese state intelligence operations from 2009 to 2018 that were previously unconnected publicly are in fact linked to the Winnti umbrella. • We assess with high confidence that multiple publicly reported threat actors…

Spy agency NSA triples collection of U.S. phone records – official report

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’1′] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. National Security Agency collected 534 million records of phone calls and text messages of Americans last year, more than triple gathered in 2016, a U.S. intelligence agency report released on Friday said. [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] The sharp increase from 151 million occurred during the second full year of a new surveillance system established at the spy agency after U.S. lawmakers…

Former Lockport police official facing eavesdropping charge

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’1′] LOCKPORT – A recently retired city police captain is now facing a felony charge of eavesdropping. [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] Brian Wentland, a former training captain who left the Lockport Police Department in February, was charged Friday, according to Niagara County District Attorney Caroline A. Wojtaszek. The charges relate to a May 6, 2013 phone call involving his ex-wife and another person. [nbsp_tc][br_tc]“We received a referral…

Eavesdropping devices found in Central Bank

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’4′] WILLEMSTAD – Equipment to eavesdrop was detected inside the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten (CBCS) main building in Willemstad, confirmed management. News of the possible presence of such devices was reported by local media on April 5. It turns out the matter was first checked after personnel reported a sense that they had been listened into. The bank also does a regular security assessment. Based…

Kuwaiti husband in the dock for eavesdropping on his wife

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] Kuwait[nbsp_tc]City: A Kuwaiti national is facing a lawsuit on charges of eavesdropping his own wife, according to[nbsp_tc]Al-rai newspaper.[nbsp_tc] He planted a spying device and a Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking device in his wife’s car to monitor her movements and hear her conversations. An employee at a car washing station in the industrial zone of Al-Showeikh discovered the planted devices and informed the woman…

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