Jun 21, 2013

In electronic snooping, level of oversight is key

by Walter Pincus

Americans are learning what electronics whizzes and hackers have known all along — that computers and smartphones, which make our lives more productive and entertaining, have at the same time ended privacy as most of us have understood it. Every e-mail, cellphone call, transferred ...

China's cyberspies outwit model for James Bond's Q

May 15, 2013

China's cyberspies outwit model for James Bond's Q

by Michael Riley and Ben Elgin

Among defense contractors, QinetiQ North America is known for spy-world connections and an eye-popping product line. Its contributions to national security include secret satellites, drones and software used by U.S. special forces in Afghanistan and the Middle East. Former CIA Director George Tenet was ...