Oct 22, 2016

Ex-NSA worker in massive secrets theft to remain in custody

A former National Security Agency contractor accused in a massive theft of classified information will remain in custody as prosecutors continue building a criminal case against him, a federal judge ruled Friday. U.S. Magistrate Judge A. David Copperthite agreed with prosecutors that Harold T. ...

Oct 21, 2016

U.S. spy worker stole an 'astonishing quantity' of data, prosecutors say

US prosecutors on Thursday said they expected to file espionage charges against a private contractor for the National Security Agency suspected of stealing an “astonishing quantity” of classified information. Harold Martin III was arrested August 27 in Maryland and poses a “grave danger” to ...

Oct 12, 2016

Australian report warns of possible damaging cyberattacks

Extremist groups could have the capabilities to launch damaging cyberattacks on Australia within three years, a government report on the nation’s cybersecurity said on Wednesday. Such groups seeking to harm Western interests currently pose “a low cyberthreat,” despite demonstrating a savvy understanding of social ...

Julian Assange: WikiLeaks' fugitive antihero

Oct 4, 2016

Julian Assange: WikiLeaks' fugitive antihero

As WikiLeaks celebrates its 10th anniversary, its founder Julian Assange remains holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London, where he has lived for more than four years to avoid arrest. To his supporters, the case of the pale, lanky Australian ex-hacker stuck in a ...

U.K. files show how double agent tricked Germans over D-Day

Sep 28, 2016

U.K. files show how double agent tricked Germans over D-Day

Secret files released in Britain Wednesday shed new light on how a Spaniard dubbed the greatest double agent of World War II tricked Germany with false intelligence about the D-Day Normandy landings. Juan Pujol, code-named Garbo, was one of British intelligence service MI5’s most ...