Ex-Spy Chiefs Arrested in South Korea on Corruption Charges
Three former spy chiefs were accused of paying monthly bribes to Park Geun-hye, the impeached South Korean president. Two of them were arrested Friday.
Foiling Cyberspies on Business Trips
Intellectual property theft is not new, but it’s more widespread, experts say, thanks to tiny cameras and microphones or compromised Wi-Fi networks.
Irv Refkin, Brash Accidental Spy in World War II, Dies at 96
By the time the British realized he wasn’t Canadian and the Americans discovered he was missing, he had already parachuted into occupied France.
Farhad and Nicole’s Week in Tech: Russia, Russia Everywhere
In this week’s tech news roundup: How Israeli spies watched Russian spies watch Americans. Also, Facebook’s Russia problem continues.
Even in Death, the Spy Kim Philby Serves the Kremlin’s Purposes
A flurry of tributes to Kim Philby, the British spy who defected to Moscow, signals the growing influence of Russia’s military and security services.
When an Interviewee Runs Away
Afraid of retaliation, North Korean spies imprisoned in Ukraine did not want to talk to an American journalist. To get details, I turned to their cellmates.
Two North Korean Spies, a Ukrainian Jail and a Murky Tale
Imprisoned for trying to steal missile technology, the two mostly keep to themselves but closely follow news about their nation’s nuclear weapons program.
Harvard Disinvites Chelsea Manning, and the Feeling Is Mutual
The dean of the Kennedy School said the selection of Ms. Manning for a fellowship had been a mistake, after protests from current and former C.I.A. officials.
F.B.I. Investigates Uber Software Used to Monitor Lyft Drivers
In another legal headache for Uber, federal investigators are looking into a past program called “Hell” that the ride-hailing company used to compete with rival Lyft.
Mexico’s President Denies He Tried to Quiet a Prominent Critic
Enrique Peña Nieto says he did not try to pressure one of the country’s top business executives to get his son to halt criticism of the government.