The Week in Tech: Facebook Is in the News. Again.
Tech companies used to want to be in the news because it often meant fawning coverage for a new device. How times have changed, writes Brian X. Chen.
Intercepts Solidify C.I.A. Assessment That Saudi Prince Ordered Khashoggi Killing
The C.I.A. has evidence that Mohammed bin Salman communicated with a key aide around the time that a team believed to have been under the aide’s command assassinated Jamal Khashoggi.
Israeli Software Helped Saudis Spy on Khashoggi, Lawsuit Says
A Saudi dissident based in Canada claims the Saudi government planted spyware in his phone to eavesdrop on his talks with Jamal Khashoggi.
After a Hiatus, China Accelerates Cyberspying Efforts to Obtain U.S. Technology
China’s practice of breaking into American computers has become a core grievance of the Trump administration as leaders of the two nations prepare to meet.
A Journalist Was Killed in Mexico. Then His Colleagues Were Hacked.
Text messages sent to them were infected with a spyware that the Mexican government bought from an Israeli cyber arms dealer, according to a forensic analysis.
Matthew Hedges, British Student Accused of Spying, Is Pardoned by U.A.E.
The conviction of Mr. Hedges, and his sentence of life in prison, had been met with outrage in Britain.
New Book Gives Voice to Trump’s Claims of a Vast Conspiracy Against Him
In the book “Trump’s Enemies,” by Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, President Trump repeats his unfounded assertion that President Barack Obama was complicit in spying against him.
Matthew Hedges, British Student, Is Jailed for Life on Spying Charges in U.A.E.
The severity of the verdict over Matthew Hedges, 31, a postgraduate student, stunned British officials. He has denied the charges.
Two Spies, Two Opposing Sides, One Fast Friendship
In “Best of Enemies,” Gus Russo and Eric Dezenhall tell the story of Jack Platt and Gennady Vasilenko, covert agents who played by their own rules.
German Minister Fires Divisive Spy Chief, but Still Faces Calls to Step Down
For months, the interior minister had refused to dismiss the intelligence chief, who was seen as friendly to the far right.