UK coroner asks for public inquiry into Novichok poisonings

Reading Time: 5 minutes A coroner presiding over an inquest into the death of British woman who was poisoned by a Soviet-developed nerve agent wants the probe to be turned into a public inquiry so she can examine Russia’s possible involvement By SYLVIA HUI Associated Press September 22, 2021, 7:05 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to … Read more

UK police charge 3rd Russian in 2018 poisoning of ex-spy

Reading Time: 6 minutes British police say they are charging a third Russian suspect in the 2018 nerve agent attack on a former Russian agent in England By SYLVIA HUI Associated Press September 21, 2021, 11:16 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LONDON — British police said Tuesday they are charging a third … Read more

Nation-state espionage group breaches Alaska Department of Health

Reading Time: 6 minutes Enlarge / If Alaska’s native Ursus arctos population could be enlisted for cyber defense patrols, attackers might need paws for reflection before committing a criminal breach. Last week, Alaska’s Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) disclosed a security breach apparently made by a sophisticated nation-state level attacker. According to DHSS—which contracted with well-known security … Read more

Facebook Catches Iranian Spies Catfishing US Military Targets

Reading Time: 7 minutes If you’re a member of the US military who’s gotten friendly Facebook messages from private sector recruiters for months on end, suggesting a lucrative future in the aerospace or defense contractor industry, Facebook may have some bad news. On Thursday, the social media giant revealed that it’s tracked and at least partially disrupted a long-running … Read more