US adds hacktivists, social media manipulators to top intel threats

The US counter-spy agency on Monday said that cyber and surveillance technology advances have multiplied the intelligence threat to the country, putting hacktivists and online manipulators on a par with venerable foe Russia. The biennial National Counterintelligence Strategy for the first time singled out anti-secrecy organisations, independent hackers and Islamic extremist groups as espionage threats
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Added February 10, 2020
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