23 March 2020

Coronavirus Confinement Challenges Intelligence Services


The home confinement of hundreds of millions of people worldwide to halt coronavirus contagion has presented intelligence services with a challenge: monitoring an explosion in internet traffic, above board and not, even as their own capacity is reduced.The global health crisis has exposed the internet as both a tool and a potential target for malefactors, experts say, with agents -- many themselves working from home -- having to sift through the deluge looking for credible threats.Criminals [...]