Egypt’s Sisi Fires Spy Chief as Shuffle of Top Aides Continues
President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi appointed a close ally to the intelligence position, an abrupt move that comes just months after he fired his defense chief.
Lebanese Intelligence Turned Targets’ Android Phones Into Spy Devices, Researchers Say
For more than six years, Lebanon’s intelligence agency spied on targets’ Android mobile devices and desktop computers using decoy apps and other methods, researchers said Thursday.
Hunting a C.I.A. Mole, Agents Gambled and Let a Suspect Return to China
Officials hoped it would help solve the mystery of the deaths of C.I.A. informants. Five years later, an arrest has been made but the mystery remains.
Ex-C.I.A. Officer Suspected of Compromising Chinese Informants Is Arrested
The arrest of the former officer, Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 53, capped an intense F.B.I. investigation that began around 2012 after the C.I.A. began losing its agents in China.
SpaceX’s Secret Satellite Mission May Have Failed. What Happened?
Rumors are that an expensive, classified mission code-named “Zuma” failed to deploy in orbit and is now lost. Will we ever find out what actually happened?
Listen to ‘The Daily’: How the Russia Inquiry Began
A low-level adviser to the Trump campaign let something slip over drinks. The result is an investigation that has cast a shadow over President Trump’s first year in office.
Model, Countess, Author, Spy: Aline Griffith Is Dead
An American espionage agent in Madrid in World War II, she went on to recount daring adventures (embroidered or not) in a raft of books.
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.