Tag: U.S.

Former NSA Chief Says JPMorgan Hack May Be a Warning


Hackers who stole gigabytes of data from JPMorgan Chase & Co. may have been trying to send a message that U.S. financial institutions can be disrupted, the former director of the National Security Agency said. The FBI is investigating the

As Scandal Shook China, Quiet Spy Game Unraveled


BEIJING—In spy-speak it is known as a "walk-in"—an unsolicited approach to a diplomatic mission by a foreigner claiming to have sensitive information. And when an agitated former police chief, Wang Lijun, entered a U.S. consulate in early February with an

U.S. Eyes Covert Plan to Counter Iran in Iraq

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WASHINGTON—Military commanders and intelligence officers are pushing for greater authority to conduct covert operations to thwart Iranian influence in neighboring Iraq, according to U.S. officials. The move comes amid growing concern in the Obama administration about Iran's attempts in recent

Israel assists in economic espionage case against U.S. Jew

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WASHINGTON — Israel has helped capture an American who offered to help the Jewish state. Officials said the Israeli government provided information that led to the arrest of an American who offered data on Arab military clients. They said Israel