Tag Archives: Espionage

14Apr/17

CIA chief calls WikiLeaks a ‘hostile intelligence service’

CIA Director Mike Pompeo on Thursday called WikiLeaks a non-state hostile intelligence service often abetted by state actors like Russia.
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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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08Mar/17

WikiLeaks says it has secret CIA hacking tools

Anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks says it has obtained a secret trove of hacking tools used by the CIA.

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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

12Jan/17

Two British arrested in Rome for suspected cyber spying

China Central Television (CCTV) – Italian police Tuesday said they arrested two British citizens on suspicion of cyber-espionage.
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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

05Jan/17

Ryan: Trump won the election ‘fair and square’

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said President-elect Donald Trump won the election ‘fair and square,’ but reiterated his concern about Russia meddling in the 2016 election. 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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