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Experts Discuss Evolving Strategies in Cyber War: From Destructive Attacks to Digital Espionage

As the digital battlefield rapidly evolves, the Russia-Ukraine conflict has become a critical case study in the effectiveness and strategies of cyber operations during crises. A recent cybersecurity conference in London hosted by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) painted…

Russia is recruiting far-Right extremists to carry out attacks in the UK and Nato countries

Russia is recruiting far-Right extremists to carry out attacks in the UK and Nato countries, National Security News has learned.Intelligence sources have said that terrorists recruited by Russian GRU agents have been responsible for a series of attacks in Western…

Two suspected Russian spies arrested in Germany after sabotage plot uncovered.

Two alleged Russian spies suspected of plotting to sabotage German military aid for Ukraine have been arrested in the southern German state of Bavaria.The two men, described as dual German-Russian nationals, were detained in Bayreuth on suspicion of spying for…

China’s UK election hack – how and why the Electoral Commission was targeted

Soraya Harding, University of Portsmouth via The Conversation The UK government has accused China of hacking the UK Electoral Commission, gaining access to information about millions of voters. In the aftermath of the incident, the UK and US governments have…

Decisive Action on Spyware: Unprecedented Cybersecurity Pact Unveiled at London Conference

In the clandestine realm of cyberspace, where espionage meets the digital frontier, a chilling truth is unveiled. Spyware, touted as a guardian of national security, reveals its sinister side, orchestrating hacking-for-hire campaigns that target civil society, political dissidents, and journalists….

EXCLUSIVE: NSN speaks with former CIA expert Nicholas Eftimiades on Beijing’s sights on the Moon and NASA’s race back

NSN discusses China’s intelligence operations and motives in space exploration with author and educator Nicholas Eftimiades, an American government official who served in the CIA, DIA, and US Department of State, best known for his work on China and national…

EXCLUSIVE: General Petraeus on “Conflict: The Evolution of Warfare from 1945 to Ukraine”

NSN speaks with General Petraeus about his new book, “Conflict: The Evolution of Warfare from 1945 to Ukraine” and the critical mistakes we must learn from in order to navigate an increasingly perilous world.

Caught in the Act: Unravelling Tech Espionage – Chinese National Trespassing Raises National Security Concerns

Caught trespassing on SpaceX’s premises on 16 November 2023, Zhaoning Jiang, a Chinese national, claimed innocence, citing casual photo-taking as his motive. However, his intrusion into the grounds has sparked alarm bells about potential tech espionage. SpaceX, renowned for pioneering…

Putin sends his assassin chief into Africa to run Wagner

Putin To Install His Assassin In Chief As Head of Wagner in Africa.

The Spy Who Duped Me: Chinese Agent Jailed After Unwittingly Boasting About Exploits to Undercover Fed

Chinese Spy Who Became A US Army Reservist and Planned to Infiltrate NASA jailed for eight years.