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Cyber Security Threats Offer New Legal Challenge to Holding Spies Responsible for Espionage

By   /  January 6, 2016  /  IP, Trending Topics  /  No Comments

In December 2014, naturalized US citizen Mostafa Ahmed Awwad was arrested by the FBI for attempting to sell blueprints of the US Navy’s brand-new nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford.[1] Awwad, a former Egyptian citizen and engineer in the Nuclear Engineering and Planning Department of the massive Norfolk Naval Shipyard, had a Secret […]

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Son of Hamas Founder Was a Spy for Israel

By   /  February 26, 2010  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

The Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported Wednesday that Mosab Yousef, the 32-year-old son of Sheik Hassan Yousef, a Hamas founder serving a six-year term in an Israeli prison, was a spy for Shin Bet, Israel’s security service. They say Yousef provided intelligence to Israel for more than a decade, which prevented dozens of Hamas attacks against […]

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Report to Congress Details Increasingly Aggressive Cyber-Spying By China

By   /  November 20, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

Cyber-espionage from China is rapidly increasing in quantity and quality, the BBC reported today. The US-China Economic and Security Review Commission released a report to Congress this week that detailed a major increase in the sophistication and prevalence of Chinese online intelligence gathering. According to the report, the United States and Chinese dissidents living abroad […]

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