Chinese Target French Companies Through Social Networks

According to the French Newspaper Le Figaro, thousands of employees of the French civil services have been “approached” by China, through professional social networks, such as LinkedIn Le Figaro claims that officers of DGIS (Direction générale de la sécurité intérieure) and DGSE (Direction générale de la sécurité extérieure) have uncovered massive looting of sensitive data by … More Chinese Target French Companies Through Social Networks

Taiwan Naval Officer Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Classified Information

According to a recent article in the South China Morning Post, Taiwan has arrested a Naval Offer for allegedly stealing classified information whilst serving on the Chen De La Fayette Frigate (FFG-1208)  between July 2011 and June 2018 in what is thought to be an espionage case.  Master Petty Officer Hung, is accused of illegally copying … More Taiwan Naval Officer Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Classified Information

Senate sets Agencies To Trace Spying Gadgets in Islamabad

The chairman of Pakistan’s Senate Standing Committee on Interior Affairs, Senator Rehman Malik, is investigating reports of espionage gadgets being installed in the  Constitution Avenue and diplomatic areas. The chairman has given the Interior Ministry 10 days to submit a report over the warning, which was issued by the National Telecom and Information Technology Security … More Senate sets Agencies To Trace Spying Gadgets in Islamabad

Spying Risks Mix for Huawei in SE Asia

Chinese telecom giant looks to neighbouring region to roll out 5G networks US, Australia and others have blocked due to national security concerns The Asia Times reported yesterday, that when Australia banned China’s Huawei from supplying equipment to its planned 5G mobile network for reasons of national security, it resurrected stubborn questions about whether Chinese tech … More Spying Risks Mix for Huawei in SE Asia

Swiss Call in Russian Envoy to Protest Over Spying

Switzerland has triggered a diplomatic row with Moscow by summoning the Russian ambassador and demanding an immediate stop to espionage activity in its territory after Russian spies targeted a Swiss laboratory. According to the Financial Times, Sergei Garmonin, Moscow’s ambassador in Bern, was called to the Swiss foreign ministry in protest after Russian spies reportedly … More Swiss Call in Russian Envoy to Protest Over Spying

Former CIA Officer Arrested for Retaining Classified Information

A former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer was arrested last night,  (15.01.2018) on charges of unlawful retention of national defense information. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, aka “Zhen Cheng Li”, 53, was arrested after arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York.  Lee, who is a naturalized United States citizen, currently resides in … More Former CIA Officer Arrested for Retaining Classified Information