In 2011, Chinese spies stole the crown jewels of cybersecurity—stripping protections from firms and government agencies worldwide. Here’s how it happened.
A family-run psychotherapy startup grew into a health care giant. It was a huge success—until the data breach and the anonymous ransom notes sent to clients.
“Eventually, the Americans would find them. But by then it would be too late.”
“Somewhere in that black hole was the Chinese fleet. She would be expected to find and destroy it.”
“In a thousand years America won’t be remembered as a country, but simply as a fleeting moment.”
“When the planes didn’t attack, a silence fell over the crew. Why didn’t they finish the job?”
Security cameras. License plate readers. Smartphone trackers. Drones. We’re being watched 24/7. What happens when all those data streams fuse into one?
“So much was happening and yet they had no news. Everything had been compromised.”
“We’ve got a ship in duress that hasn’t sent out a distress signal. Something doesn’t add up.”
A sprawling tactical industry is teaching American civilians how to fight like Special Ops forces. By preparing for violence at home, are they calling it into being?