Just recently, The Economist published a video on their website about how the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) uses artificial intelligence to maintain its centralized rule. The video is entitled: China: Facial Recognition and State Control.
A politically motivated Russian hacking group called APT28 has used unpatched exploits in Flash Player and Windows in a series of assaults.
Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab has accused the United States of permanently embedding surveillance and spy tools into networks and computers that American intelligence agencies are watching. Among the countries impacted are Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, and Russia.