The National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) has disseminated videos, brochures, and other informative materials to help the private sector guard against growing threats from foreign intelligence entities and other adversaries. “Make no mistake, American companies are squarely in the cross-hairs of well-financed nation-state actors, who are routinely breaching private sector networks, stealing proprietary data, … More US National Counterintelligence & Security Centre Launches Campaign to Help Guard Against Threats From Nation State Actors.
U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has introduced the Deterring Espionage by Foreign Entities through National Defense (DEFEND) Act, which would update the Economic Espionage Act (EEA) to better address the growing threat of economic and industrial espionage perpetrated by foreign actors. This legislation increases the damages available for victims … More Legislation Introduced to Strengthen USA’s Ability to Combat Economic Espionage
Japan will be assisting Zimbabwe with cyber-security equipment so that the country is more able to tackle cyber-crime and transnational crimes. On 12 November 2018, Ambassador Iwado and the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, the Hon. Professor Mthuli Ncube, signed agreements to this effect. The equipment will be used by the Zimbabwe Republic Police … More Japan to Provide Cyber-Security Equipment to Zimbabwe To Tackle Cyber and Transnational Crimes
Security Flaws Created Potential For Hackers to Access DJI Drone Users’ Accounts Researchers at Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, and DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today shared details of a potential vulnerability that could have impacted DJI’s infrastructure, if exploited. In a report … More Check Point Reports Vulnerabilities in ChineseDrone Platform
The October 8, 2018 issue of Bloomberg Businessweek incorrectly reports that Apple found “malicious chips” in servers on its network in 2015. As Apple has repeatedly explained to Bloomberg reporters and editors over the past 12 months, there is no truth to these claims. Apple provided Bloomberg Businessweek with the following statement before their story was … More What Businessweek Got Wrong About Apple
The Kremlin has summoned the Dutch ambassador to dismiss claims of the United Kingdom and Netherlands that it had engaged in hacking operations in the West, this was after 4 Russians were escorted out of the country, investigators uncovered evidence that they had been preparing to travel on to Switzerland to target the OPCW’s laboratory … More Kremlin Denies Spying Charges
ERII today announced registration for the 2018 Annual ERII Counterespionage Conference, a gathering of worldwide technical surveillance countermeasures (TSCM), counterintelligence and counterespionage professionals, is now open to ERII members and non-members. The conference will be held September 20-22, 2018, at the Embassy Suites Old Town in Alexandria, Virginia. Three-day, two-day and single-day conference tickets are available … More 2018 ERII Annual Counterespionage Conference Espionage Research Institute International (ERII)
International Procurement Services (IPS) announces the release of the Research Electronics International (REI) ANDRE Deluxe Near-Field Detection Receiver which offers higher frequency detection range, ultrasonic detection, new software and a new antenna which extends the frequency detection range to 12 GHz. The ANDRE detects signal activity and displays a histogram of signal strength over time. … More IPS Announces the Release of the REI ANDRE Deluxe Near-Field Detection Receiver.
The Department of Justice today announced that a grand jury in the District of Columbia returned an indictment presented by the Special Counsel’s Office. The indictment charges twelve Russian nationals for committing federal crimes that were intended to interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election. All twelve defendants are members of the GRU, a Russian … More Grand Jury Indicts 12 Russian Intelligence Officers for Hacking Offences Related to the US 2016 Election
In August 2017, 16 employees at the US Embassy in Havana, Cuba reported symptoms of malaise including, sharp ear pain, dull headaches, vertigo, visual focusing issues, disorientation, nausea and extreme fatigue and cognitive problems. These symptoms occurred shortly after hearing strange sounds. By the end of September 2017, The US State Department had pulled diplomats and … More Sonic Attack or Faulty Equipment