Welcome to the Laser Wars

Amid a rising tide of adversary drones and missile attacks, laser weapons are finally poised to enter the battlefield. Powered by...

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The $2.3 Billion Tornado Cash Case Is a Pivotal Moment for Crypto Privacy

Tuesday’s verdict in the trial of Alexey Pertsev, a creator of crypto-privacy service Tornado Cash, is the first in a string of cases that could make it much harder to skirt financial surveillance. Powered by WPeMatico

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Microsoft Deploys Generative AI for US Spies

Plus: China is suspected in a hack targeting the UK’s military, the US Marines are testing gun-toting robotic dogs, and Dell suffers a data breach impacting 49 million customers. Powered by WPeMatico

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‘TunnelVision’ Attack Leaves Nearly All VPNs Vulnerable to Spying

TunnelVision is an attack developed by researchers that can expose VPN traffic to snooping or tampering. Powered by WPeMatico

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A (Strange) Interview With the Russian-Military-Linked Hackers Targeting US Water Utilities

Despite Cyber Army of Russia’s claims of swaying US “minds and hearts,” experts say the cyber sabotage group appears to be hyping its hacking for a domestic audience. Powered by WPeMatico

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Top FBI Official Urges Agents to Use Warrantless Wiretaps on US Soil

An internal email from FBI deputy director Paul Abbate, obtained by WIRED, tells employees to search for “US persons” in a controversial spy program’s database that investigators have repeatedly misused. Powered by WPeMatico

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