Tag Archives: Espionage

08Mar/17

Frankfurt U.S. consulate houses CIA cyber hacking centre, says WikiLeaks

According to documents released by WikiLeaks, the U.S. consulate in Frankfurt is a CIA “hacking centre” for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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26Feb/17

Former CIA director denies involvement in leaks of Russia reports

In his first interview since leaving office, former CIA director John Brennan says he had nothing to do with the leaks of national security information to the media. Continue reading

05Jan/17

U.S. spy chief “even more resolute” on Russia cyber attack

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told Congress he was “even more resolute” in his belief that Russia staged cyber attacks on Democrats in the 2016 election campaign. Continue reading

29Sep/15

U.S. whistleblower Snowden draws crowd with Twitter debut

Edward Snowden, a former National Security Agency contractor who leaked details about the U.S. government’s massive surveillance programs, has started a twitter account, quickly attracting over 300,000 followers.

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26Sep/15

U.S., China reach cybersecurity consensus

(BVO) – President Obama says he and Chinese President Xi Jinping have reached a “common understanding” on steps to curb cyber spying. The two met at the White House on Friday. Obama saying both governments agreed not to conduct economic espionage in cyberspace.
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19Jul/15

S.Korea spy found dead with note denying agency targeted citizens

A South Korean intelligence agent found dead in an apparent suicide left a note denying his team had used spyware to tap the mobile phones and computers of private citizens in the latest scandal involving the spy agency.

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15Jun/15

Latest U.S. hacking targets millions’ personal data

(REUTERS) – If you work in Washington and had an affair or smoked a joint, you might be exposed.

The Associated Press is reporting on a new hack attack on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
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14Jun/15

UK terrorism law watchdog calls for major surveillance overhaul

David Anderson, Britain’s independent reviewer of anti-terrorism laws, says the framework overseeing the interception of emails, phone calls and online activity by police and spies needs a major overhaul.

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