A new version of an old spy game
This column by Daniel Gallington, a member of CIRI’s external advisory board, recently appeared in the Washington Times.
According to a recent report, “Chinese hackers are using information gained from the breaches of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, as well as intrusions into the Anthem and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield health insurance networks, to build a complete profile of federal employees.”
For Cold War vets who dealt with the intelligence struggles between the United States and the former Soviet Union, this is no surprise. In fact, the popular TV series “The Americans” is not far off the mark in many of its episodes.