Trump campaign adviser met with Russian intelligence operative

/ Apr 4, 2017

Trump campaign adviser met with Russian intelligence operative

A foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign met with a Russian intelligence operative in 2013 and provided him documents about the energy industry, according to court filings. The Russian, Victor Podobnyy, was one of three men charged in connection with a Cold ...

Tech-writing 'sleuth' outs FBI chief's secret Twitter account

Mar 31, 2017

Tech-writing 'sleuth' outs FBI chief's secret Twitter account

When FBI Director James Comey teased that he had joined the world of social media with secret Instagram and Twitter accounts, tech writer Ashley Feinberg took the dare. After four hours of FBI-level sleuthing, she was pretty sure she had the answer: On both ...

Spy fiction? Byzantine Russia tale envelops Washington

/ Mar 30, 2017

Spy fiction? Byzantine Russia tale envelops Washington

Secret meetings, phone taps, Russian oil money and mysterious intelligence dossiers: the swirling scandal over U.S. President Donald Trump’s ties to Moscow has all the makings of a classic spy novel — whose ending has yet to be written. But the maelstrom engulfing Washington ...

CIA hacked Apple devices in ways users can't fix: WikiLeaks

/ Mar 24, 2017

CIA hacked Apple devices in ways users can't fix: WikiLeaks

New documents from WikiLeaks point to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple’s iPhones and Mac computers using techniques that users couldn’t disable by resetting their devices. Security experts say the exploits are plausible, but suggest they pose little threat to typical users. They ...