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U.S. Justice Department image shows a web screen after it had shut down the dark web marketplace AlphaBay. U.S. Justice Department handout/Reuters

How Does the Business of Cybercrime Work?

Jonathan Lusthaus is director of the Human Cybercriminal Project at the University of Oxford, and the author of Industry of Anonymity: Inside the Business of Cybercrime. Read More

December 7, 2018

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: December 7, 2018

This week: Huawei has another bad week, Australia wants your encrypted communications, Republican campaign officials had their email accounts owned, and Marriott suffers a massive breach. 

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December 6, 2018

Cybersecurity
New Cyber Brief: The New Old Threat of Chinese Industrial Cyber Espionage

China is once again conducting cyber-enabled theft of U.S. intellectual property to advance its technological capabilities. A new Council on Foreign Relations brief provides recommendations to combat this new old threat.

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December 5, 2018

Digital Policy
Authoritarians Are Exporting Surveillance Tech, And With it Their Vision for the Internet

Justin Sherman is a cybersecurity policy fellow at New America. Robert Morgus is the deputy director of the FIU - New America Cybersecurity Capacity Building Partnership and a senior policy analyst at New America’s Cybersecurity Initiative.

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