The U.S. government claims that China is using LinkedIn to recruit spies in America. And it’s now calling for Microsoft, the company that owns LinkedIn, to shut down allegedly fake accounts being used to build its spy network. First reported by Reuters, the allegations are being made by William Evanina, the head of…
British police have reportedly identified two suspects in the nerve agent poisonings that left one person dead and three others injured. The suspects were identified after UK police combed through “months” of surveillance footage at British airports, as well as security camera footage from around Salisbury.
Sergei Skripal, the former spy who was poisoned with a Soviet-era nerve agent called Novichok, was released from the hospital today. But health officials stress that Skripal still needs more time to properly recover.
There is no trope in spyfi thrillers quite like the image of an assassin donning a carefully selected wig before strutting down a hallway, gun in hand, on their way to eliminate a target. Taraji P. Henson knows this and in the first trailer for Proud Mary, she absolutely kills it. Figuratively. And then literally.
Investigators in Chile have released thousands of declassified documents dating back to the Second World War, revealing the extent to which Nazi spies had infiltrated the country. Among the more shocking revelations is the discovery of a Nazi plot to destroy the Panama Canal—an act that would have changed “the history…
Nick Fury Jr., the biracial son of the original Nick Fury, has always been blessed with his father’s superhuman slow-aging and Samuel L. Jackson’s good looks. In his brand-new ongoing series written by James Robinson and penciled by ACO, though, the younger Fury does something that neither of his “fathers” has managed…
In many ways, aspects of Atomic Blonde will be really familiar to fans of high-octane action movies. It invests a lot in ambitious set pieces and fight choreography, and features many predictable character archetypes. But it manages to tie together its Cold War setting and character arcs into a larger theme very, very…
Everybody’s wondered what it would be like to be James Bond. Not the womanizing or the killing or the endangering national security parts, of course. No, Gizmodo readers, it’s all about the gadgets, and today’s your lucky day.
Researchers at Ben Gurion University in Israel have created malware that will turn your plugged in headphones into a microphone.
The US Intelligence Community is confident the Russian government was behind recent hacks against the Democratic National Committee that compromised thousands of emails from top DNC members.
A secret satellite was launched into space today. We don’t know just what it’s doing in space. But! We can see in these pictures exactly how it got there: aboard an incredibly fast rocket.
A Hellfire missile that the US shipped to Europe for NATO training purposes last year somehow wound up in Cuba. As far as straight up losing sensitive military technology goes, this is one of the biggest screw-ups of its kind.
Today ultraviolet lamps are used during lackluster raves. But they have an impressive history: They were first regularly used during World War I to secretly monitor spies.
The James Bond movies and novels aren’t exactly short on weirdness—Bond’s villains tend to hatch crazy schemes that revolve around hypnotizing women to love chickens. But if you want real insanity, you have to reach beyond the movies and books.
In the clandestine world of spies and double agents, there are some constants: mysterious strangers, drop-off points, stolen secrets. But it’s not missile plans these spies are seeking.
Patrick Macnee, who just died, embodied the ultimate gentleman adventurer for millions of people. As John Steed in The Avengers, he proved that an old-school gent could be ready for anything—whether it be robot killing machines, or a tough, self-assured lady in a catsuit.