Best Long-Reads of the Week, 7/2/22
Indian mercenary hackers have become the secret weapon of litigants, the Razzlekhan money-laundering couple are talking about a plea bargain, the greatest privacy threats pregnant people face, more
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Painstaking and in-depth research by Chris Bing and Raphael Satter of Reuters produced a must-read, bombshell revelation that Indian mercenary hackers have become the secret weapon of litigants looking to win their cases at all costs. The journalists created a unique database of more than 80,000 emails sent by Indian hackers to 13,000 targets over seven years and discovered that at least 75 U.S. and European companies, three dozen advocacy and media groups, and numerous Western business executives were the subjects of these hacking-for-hire attempts. In addition, the Indian hackers tried to break into the inb…
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