Former Bay Area Tour Operator Pleads Guilty In Chinese Spying CaseFormer Hayward tour operator Xuehua Edward Peng will spend the next four years in federal prison after pleading guilty to acting as an agent for China, taking money in exchange for classified national security information on small electronic storage devices.
Friends, Family Support Twitter Employee Charged In Saudi Spy CaseFamily and friends of a former Twitter employee accused of spying for Saudi Arabia call him a dedicated husband and father who has overcome recent mental health struggles.
FBI Releases Wanted Posters For Saudi Suspects In Twitter Spying CaseThe FBI has released wanted posters for two men accused of being spies for Saudi Arabia and accessing Twitter accounts of the kingdom's critics.
Former Twitter Employees Charged With Spying For Saudi ArabiaFormer Twitter employees were charged by federal prosecutors Wednesday with trolling through social media accounts, searching for posts from critics of the Saudi Arabian government.
Alleged Bay Area Chinese Spy Denied BailA federal judge denied bail and the services of a public defender Wednesday to a Bay Area tour operator charged with carrying national security documents to officials in China.
FBI Arrests Hayward Man Accused Of Spying For Chinese Intelligence AgencyFederal authorities have arrested and charged a Hayward man for allegedly acting as an illegal foreign agent who delivered classified information to a Chinese intelligence agency.
New York Times: China, Russia Listening To Trump's Cellphone Calls President Donald Trump continues to make calls via cell phone despite intelligence that China and Russia listen in, The New York Times reported Wednesday.
House OKs FISA Spy Program After Trump Tweets Spark ConfusionPresident Donald Trump's puzzling tweets about a key U.S. spying law threw the House into temporary disarray Thursday, but lawmakers ended up renewing the law.
Report: San Francisco Consulate Key To Russian U.S. EspionageThe now shuttered Russian consulate perched atop San Francisco's Pacific Heights neighborhood was a hotbed for espionage and spying, according to a published report.
French Election Front-Runner Macron Targeted By Same Cyberespionage As DNCThe campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron says it has fought off a series of cyberespionage attempts dating back to December.
Uber Accused Of Spying On Beyoncé And Other CelebritiesThe company's former forensic investigator claims politicians, celebrities and exes were all targeted.
Software Secretly Sends Text Data From Some U.S. Smartphones To ChinaIt’s not a feature they’re advertising: tens of thousands of cheap smartphones are reportedly sending all user text messages to China every three days.
Civil Liberties Groups Concerned Muslims, Minorities Will Be Spied On Under Trump PresidencyCivil liberty groups in San Francisco are expressing concern increased surveillance on local minority groups could take place under a Trump presidency.
Surveillance Power From Patriot Act Lapses With No Deal In Senate
Senate Creating Secret Encyclopedia Of US Spy ProgramsTrying to get a handle on hundreds of sensitive, closely held surveillance programs, a Senate committee is compiling a secret encyclopedia of American intelligence collection. Senator Dianne Feinstein initiated the effort in 2013.