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Counterintelligence: Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov

Counterintelligence can be described as activities designed to prevent or thwart spying, intelligence gathering, and sabotage by an enemy or other foreign entity. This guide provides books, articles, reports, websites, and videos on the subject.

Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov

Egor Igorevich Kriuchkov, a citizen of Russia, was charged in a complaint with one count of conspiracy to intentionally cause damage to a protected computer.  Kriuchkov conspired with associates to recruit an employee of a company (Tesla) to introduce malware – i.e., malicious software programs designed to damage or do other unwanted actions on a computer system – into the company’s computer network.He was arrested on Aug. 22, 2020.

 

(From:  https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/russian-national-arrested-conspiracy-introduce-malware-nevada-companys-computer-network)

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