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Facebook’s ex-security chief says tech companies need to get better at hunting and detecting employees being recruited as spies, and warns the Twitter spy scandal is just the beginning

Federal prosecutors have charged 2 former Twitter employees suspected of spying for the Saudi Arabian government, according to a criminal complaint unsealed Wednesday. The complaint alleges the former Twitter employees spied on more than 6,000 Twitter accounts of users critical of Saudi Arabia. Facebook’s ex-security chief, Alex Stamos, took to […]
Facebook’s ex-security chief says tech companies need to get better at hunting and detecting employees being recruited as spies, and warns the Twitter spy scandal is just the beginning
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Australia passed sweeping foreign interference laws not-so-subtly targeted at China

Australia has passed sweeping counter-intelligence laws that broaden the offenses of espionage and foreign influence. Though Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said the laws don’t target any one country, he has previously talked about “disturbing reports about Chinese influence”. By Turnbull’s own admission, the new laws have spurred tensions […]
Australia passed sweeping foreign interference laws not-so-subtly targeted at China