Johns Hopkins and Army doctor charged as would-be Russian spies.
An Army major and her Russian-speaking spouse have been found guilty of attempting to steal medical records to back Russia in its war effort against Ukraine. The two were charged with conspiracy to violate HIPAA after they promised to obtain medical records from military personnel and their families held by both the U.S. Army and Hopkins. Read more
Iranian former informants say CIA failed to protect its spies.
Former Iranian informants for the CIA are speaking out against the agency’s failures to protect spies during its secret war with Tehran. From a sub-optimal covert communications system to rampant carelessness amid the push to gather intelligence in Iran, informants say that sloppy CIA handling and abandonment were common. Read more
CIA’s Juliane Gallina on Top 5 tech trends, biggest U.S. threats.
Interested in learning more about how CIA’s tradecraft is changing, as the agency shifts away from counter terrorism to more hard target adversaries, such as China, Iran, North Korea, and Russia? Check out this video interview with Juliane Gallina, the CIA’s associate deputy director of digital innovation Read more