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CIA spy sentenced to death in Iran

Verdict comes amid spiraling tensions after US withdrew from Iran's 2015 nuclear deal.

Liverpool paid settlement to City over scouting hack

The settlement came a year after three former Manchester City scouts moved to Liverpool. 

China hacked Asian telcos to spy on Uighur travellers

China has repeatedly denied involvement in cyberattacks or any mistreatment of the Uighur people.

Russian defense contractor developing smartphone spyware, says US firm

A St Petersburg-based defence contractor develops a code that has been aimed at a small number of targets, including those interested in a rebel militia in Russian-allied Syria.

Israel says foiled Iranian spy ring attempt

A statement from the Shin Bet did not give the number or identities of suspects or say if any had been arrested or charged.

Trump says it is getting harder for him to want to...

Trump makes the comments to reporters at the White House amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Western powers.

Iran announces arrests, death sentences as CIA spy ring busted

The announcement comes as Iran-US tensions soar after the US withdrew unilaterally from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal and reimposed economic sanctions on the Islamic republic.

Iran frees Lebanese man convicted of spying for US

Nizar Zakka is now a free man after his arrest in 2015 on charges of spying for the United States.

Dr M: We’ll keep using Huawei, nothing to spy on in...

The prime minister tells a conference in Japan that Malaysia is an open book.

Huawei willing to sign ‘no-spy’ agreements with governments

The move comes as the US applies increasing pressure on European countries to prohibit Huawei's network infrastructure.

US intelligence says Huawei funded by Chinese state security

ZTE Corp has also been at the centre of similar controversies in the US.

Huawei poses no security threat, says Belgium cybersecurity

The Belgium centre for cybersecurity says Huawei is free from security threats.

US hackers helped UAE spy on Al Jazeera chairman, BBC host

The American operatives worked for Project Raven, a secret Emirati intelligence program that spied on dissidents, militants and political opponents of the UAE monarchy.

China does not ask firms to spy on others, says Premier...

A law recently enacted by Beijing that obliges Chinese companies to aid the government on national security has added to the concerns.

Israel ex-minister sentenced to 11 years for spying for Iran

Former energy and infrastructure minister Gonen Segev was sentenced to 11 years in prison for spying for Iran.

Russia looks to extend detention of ex-US marine held for spying

Former US marine Paul Whelan holds US, British, Canadian and Irish passports, and was detained in Moscow.

Why Huawei’s 5G technology is seen as a threat by the...

Huawei is a high-tech company, and technology represents the true strength of a country.

More clubs pile pressure on officials over Leeds spying

Derby announces 11 more teams have made representations after veteran Argentinian boss Bielsa defended his spying tactics during a press conference.

China says countries should end ‘fabrications’ about Huawei

Poland had arrested a Chinese Huawei employee and a former Polish security official on spying allegations last Friday.

After arrest, Poland could limit use of Huawei products

The Polish government could also look to tighten legislation to allow the authorities to limit the availability of products made by any company deemed to pose a threat to security.

Bielsa owns up to spying as Leeds beat Derby to extend...

Lampard believes Leeds could face a sanction if Bielsa has been spying on the opposition all season.

Poland arrests two over spying allegations, including Huawei employee

Huawei is allegedly linked to China's government and could have "backdoors" for government spies.

Belgium reviews smartphone use by troops to counter spying

A review is underway where Belgian military and troops shall no longer be allowed to use their smartphones as a way to counter spying.

‘No evidence’ of Huawei spying, says German IT watchdog

The head of Germany's Federal Office for Information Security (BSI), Arne Schoenbohm says proof is needed for such serious decisions like a ban.