Seoul warns of possible North Korean assassination squads

Aug 21, 2016

Seoul warns of possible North Korean assassination squads

South Korea warned Sunday of possible North Korean assassinations and kidnappings in revenge for recent high-profile defections to the South. With tensions also high before a large-scale South Korea-U.S. military exercise starting Monday, the Unification Ministry in Seoul said Pyongyang was bent on provocation. ...

Aug 17, 2016

Snowden: Exposure of alleged NSA software tools may be warning to U.S.

The exposure of malicious software purportedly linked to the National Security Agency is likely a message from Moscow, former intelligence worker Edward Snowden said Tuesday, adding a layer of intrigue to a leak that has set the information security world abuzz. Technical experts have ...

Aug 3, 2016

Nations 'monitoring everyone' with cheap spy tools

Governments that stifle dissent with imprisonment and beatings or otherwise abuse their power are now buying cheap surveillance software that can monitor the phone conversations and track the movements of thousands of their citizens, an Associated Press investigation has found. Such “lawful intercept” software ...