Edna Patterson
Francia Yakilnilna Mitynen aka Edna Margaret Patterson was a Soviet citizen born in Australia. Mitynen was an illegal officer of the Naval GRU who was smuggled into the United States in August 1943....
Kitty Harris
Kitty Harris (May 25, 1899 – 1966) was a Soviet secret agent and "long-time special courier of the OGPU-NKVD foreign intelligence during the 1930s and 1940s."
Catherine Harris was born to a poor ...
Venona project
The Venona project was a counter-intelligence program initiated by the United States Army Signal Intelligence Service (a forerunner of the National Security Agency) that lasted from 1943 to 1980. The ...
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Hede Massing
Hede Massing, née "Hedwig Tune" (also "Hede Eisler," "Hede Gumperz," and "Redhead") (6 January 1900 – 8 March 1981), was an Austrian actress in Vienna and Berlin, communist, and Soviet intelligence op...
TICOM
TICOM (Target Intelligence Committee) was a project formed in World War II by the United States to find and seize German intelligence assets, particularly signals intelligence and cryptographic ones.I...
Acoustic Kitty
Acoustic Kitty was a CIA project launched by the Directorate of Science & Technology in the 1960s attempting to use cats in spy missions, intended to spy on the Kremlin and Soviet embassies, recor...
Richard Hallock
Richard Treadwel Hallock (Passaic, New Jersey, 5 April 1906 - Chicago, November 20, 1980) was an American Assyriologist and Elamitologist. He reached his Ph.D. degree in Assyriology at the University ...
Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group
The Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group (JTRIG) is a unit of the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), the British intelligence agency . The existence of JTRIG was revealed as part of th...
Project RESISTANCE
Project RESISTANCE was a domestic espionage operation coordinated under the Domestic Operations Division (DOD) of the CIA. Its purpose was to collect background information on groups around the U.S. t...
Foreign Economic Administration
In the administration of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the Foreign Economic Administration was formed to relieve friction between US agencies operating abroad. As described by the biographer of the FEA's...
GhostNet
GhostNet (simplified Chinese: 幽灵网; traditional Chinese: 幽靈網; pinyin: YōuLíngWǎng) is the name given by researchers at the Information Warfare Monitor to a large-scale cyber spying operatio...
Turbulence (NSA)
Turbulence is a United States National Security Agency (NSA) information-technology project started circa 2005. It was developed in small, inexpensive "test" pieces rather than one grand plan like its...
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Jacob Golos
Jacob Golos, (born Yakov Naumovich Reizen, Яков Наумович Рейзен; 1889–1943), was a Ukrainian-born Bolshevik revolutionary who became a secret police operative on behalf of the USSR in the United Stat...
Operation Alsos
The Alsos Mission was part of the Manhattan Project, the effort during World War II by the Allies, principally Britain and the United States, to create an atomic bomb. The Manhattan Project was also c...
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Isabel Gallardo
Isabel Gallardo was a Chilean resident of the United States who was married to American U.S. Marine Captain Lorren Hay. During World War II Gallardo worked for the Soviet KGB on projects involving Ch...
Johannes Steele
Johannes Steel (born Herbert Stahl, 1908–1988) is best known for his 1934 book The Second World War.The son of a German-Dutch landowner, Steel grew up in Elberfeld on the border of the two countries. ...
Project MERRIMAC
Project MERRIMAC was a domestic espionage operation coordinated under the Office of Security of the CIA. It involved information gathering procedures via infiltration and surveillance on Washington-ba...
Joseph Katz
Joseph Katz (1912—2004) allegedly worked for Soviet intelligence from the 1930s to the late 1940s as one of its most active liaison agents. Katz was assigned management of the “First Line,” that part...