New SnailLoad side-channel attack detailed

SecurityWeek reports that website and content inferencing could be remotely conducted by threat actors without direct network traffic access via the new SnailLoad side-channel attack technique. Several latency measurements for websites and YouTube videos viewed by targets are being conducted Read More …

China’s state security authorities warn of foreign spies hunting military info on messaging app

China’s Ministry of State Security on Saturday posted a short film calling on the public to enhance national security awareness, as the film describes a case of espionage in which a military enthusiast was deceived by a foreign spy disguised Read More …

UK: King Charles military badge rollout delayed over fears China could ‘use them for spying’

The introduction of military badges specially redesigned to mark King Charles’s accession to the throne has been delayed, with claims British Army chiefs fear the insignia could be made in China, enabling Beijing to insert tracking devices into them. Regiments Read More …

Kremlin critics targeted with spyware inside European Union

At least seven critics of the Kremlin, including journalists were targeted inside the European Union (EU) by a state using Pegasus, a report by digital civil rights NGO Access Now said on Thursday (May 30). In its report, Access Now Read More …

Spying, hacking and intimidation: Israel’s nine-year ‘war’ on the ICC exposed

When the chief prosecutor of the International criminal court (ICC) announced he was seeking arrest warrants against Israeli and Hamas leaders, he issued a cryptic warning: “I insist that all attempts to impede, intimidate or improperly influence the officials of Read More …

FBI Leak Exposes Alleged Order for Warrantless Spying on Americans by Agency Personnel

There is a new leak from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) centering on an official who allegedly sent out an email that asks for warrantless spying on Americans, urging employees to find ways to do so. It was allegedly Read More …

Polish minister says government used spyware against hundreds of people

The use of spyware in Poland under the previous government resulted in accusations that the authorities were abusing power and eroding democratic guardrails. Poland’s prosecutor general said on Wednesday that Pegasus spyware was used against hundreds of people during the Read More …

Spain reopens Israeli spyware probe, sharing information with France

Spain’s High Court on Tuesday reopened an investigation into the use of Israeli cyber-intelligence firm NSO Group’s Pegasus software to spy on Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and other Spanish politicians. The investigators will share information with France, where politicians and Read More …

Apple alerts users in 92 nations to mercenary spyware attacks

Apple sent threat notifications to iPhone users in 92 countries on Wednesday, warning them that may have been targeted by mercenary spyware attacks. The company sent the alerts to individuals in 92 nations at 12pm Pacific Time Wednesday. It did Read More …

HPSCI: Bill Seeks to Expand Surveillance Powers to Combat International Drug Trafficking

In a significant move on Capitol Hill, Representatives Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) and Dan Crenshaw (R-TX), both serving on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, this week introduced a groundbreaking bipartisan bill aimed at bolstering the United States’ efforts against Read More …