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US Intelligence thinks Russia may have microwaved US embassies in Cuba, China

9 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / The US flag flies outside the US Embassy on October 14, 2017 in Havana, Cuba. US intelligence agencies now suspect Russia is responsible for what appear to have been directed microwave attacks on US embassy personnel in Havana and in China.
The effects of microwave radiation on humans have long been the focus of weapons research in the US and elsewhere. At some frequencies, microwaves can be used to cause great discomfort-including a burning sensation-without causing long-term effects. But in others, microwaves can penetrate deeper into the body and cause symptoms that include...
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