China hacked a Navy contractor and secured a trove of highly sensitive data on submarine warfare

(Washington Post) Chinese government hackers have compromised the computers of a Navy contractor, stealing massive amounts of highly sensitive data related to undersea warfare — including secret plans to develop a supersonic anti-ship missile for use on U.S. submarines by 2020, according to American officials. The breaches occurred in January and February, the officials said, […]

Longtime Director of Security for the SSCI indicted for lying to the Govt about leaking to the press

Jim Wolfe was the Director of Security for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI – pronounced “sissy” in the govt) for 29 years. The SSCI oversees all intelligence activities and programs of the US Intelligence Community. The press release states, Wolfe was entrusted with access to classified SECRET and TOP SECRET information provided by […]

Ron Hansen, retired Army/former DIA, arrested for attempted espionage for China

Another spy named Hansen: (DOJ) Ron Rockwell Hansen, 58, a resident of Syracuse, Utah, and a former Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) officer, was arrested Saturday afternoon on federal charges including the attempted transmission of national defense information to the People’s Republic of China.  The FBI agents took Hansen into custody while he was on his way […]

Faulty Chinese spy technology may help convict former CIA officer of espionage

Update on Kevin Mallory case, the former CIA officer who was approached by Chinese intelligence officers on LinkedIn: Faulty Chinese spy technology may help convict former CIA officer of espionage (Washington Post) The phone the Chinese intelligence operatives gave Kevin Mallory was a specialized spy gadget. If it had worked like it was supposed to, […]

CIA Contractor illegally retained classified materials, as did a bunch of senior officials

He did the same thing former CIA Directors Petraeus and Deutch did, and Bill Clinton’s National Security Advisor did, and of course, what HRC did. But this guy is just a low level shmuck. Former CIA Contractor Pleads Guilty to Illegally Retaining Classified Materials (DOJ) Reynaldo B. Regis, 53, of Fort Washington, Maryland, and a […]

Former CIA Officer Charged With Spying for China

(DOJ) Former CIA Case Officer Charged With Conspiracy to Commit Espionage and Retention of National Defense Information The Justice Department announced today that Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 53, of Hong Kong, was indicted by a federal grand jury sitting in the Eastern District of Virginia with: One count of conspiracy to gather or deliver national […]

Two Businessmen Charged With Conspiring to Commit Economic Espionage for Benefit of Chinese Manufacturing Company

(DOJ) Two businessmen, including one who is a Chinese national, have been indicted on charges alleging that they conspired to commit economic espionage and steal trade secrets from a business in the United States on behalf of a company in China that was engaged in manufacturing buoyancy materials for military and civilian uses. The charges were announced […]

Chinese Spies Engaged in Massive Theft of U.S. Technology

This article makes me livid! I have spent my entire D*I*C*E career talking about what is referenced in this article. Yet in this era of globalization, there are some organizations who are afraid of what I say because I tell their employees what China is doing and who they are using to do it. If your organization is […]

The Many Security Problems of John Weed

Count them. From the affidavit: “civilian supervisors at TASC, his military supervisors at the NRO, and his military and civilian coworkers-was that WEED felt the rules did not apply to him.” What can I say, another person who really needed to be DICE’d. FBI raids home of fired spy agency contractor suspected of leaking code on […]

Former Defense Contractor Convicted of Unlawfully Retaining Classified Information

This guy actually downloaded highly sensitive classified information onto a CD, labeled the disc “My Secret TACAMO Stuff” and took the CD home where it sat unprotected for years. REALLY?! He spent 18 years with a security clearance–did he never sit through a security awareness briefing? This guy and anyone like him needs to be […]