GCHQ

UK Admits to Illegal Data Surveillance – Will Continue Doing it

Intelligence agencies in the UK have been found to engaging in illegal surveillance through mass data collection since 1998, as part of the same program revealed by NSA ...

October 17, 2016 at 9:38 pm by

UK Intelligence Service Wants You to Stop Changing Your Passwords

It is common advice: “change your passwords often!” The practice is designed to maintain the security of your online accounts, but UK intelligence service GCHQ has, ...

May 6, 2016 at 6:20 pm by

GCHQ Admits £1b Investment in Cyber Security “Hasn’t Worked”

Over the last five years, UK intelligence service GCHQ has spent nearly £1 billion on its cyber security initiative, but the civil servant in charge of the program has ...

March 14, 2016 at 3:12 pm by

GCHQ Hacking Deemed Legal by Tribunal

Today it has been announced that computer and smartphone hacks used by the intelligence agency GCHQ are legal according to the UK’s Investigatory Powers Tribunal. The ...

February 12, 2016 at 9:57 pm by

GCHQ-Developed Encryption System Has Built-In Backdoor

A security researcher has discovered that a telephone encryption system developed by UK intelligence agency GCHQ contains a backdoor that can be exploited by anyone who has ...

January 21, 2016 at 10:57 pm by

Ex-NSA Director Warns UK Snooper’s Charter Will Kill People

The former Technical Director of the NSA has warned that should the UK Investigatory Powers Bill – nicknamed the Snooper’s Charter – pass into law that it will result in ...

January 6, 2016 at 6:00 pm by

NSA and GCHQ Worked Together to Hack Juniper Firewalls

Spies from the UK intelligence services worked with the US National Security Agency to hack firewalls developed by top internet security firm Juniper Networks, according to ...

December 29, 2015 at 5:00 pm by

GCHQ Releases Open-source Spy Tool on GitHub

Open source surveillance has changed the ball game somewhat after British Intelligence security service GCHQ has created an account on well-known code repository site, and one ...

December 16, 2015 at 2:00 pm by

GCHQ Releases Christmas Card Brainteaser

GCHQ is the UK’s intelligence monitoring agency which collects data in the interests of national security. In recent times, the organization has come under a great deal ...

December 13, 2015 at 2:59 pm by

GCHQ Could Be Fined For Latest Series Of Job Adverts

GCHQ are known for their presence within the UK as the cyber spies, the first and last defence against digital threats within the UK. In recent years though they have not had ...

November 27, 2015 at 10:00 pm by

Tor Exit Nodes Hit by Large-Scale DDoS Attacks From the UK

Several operators have reported that their Tor exit nodes have been hit by large-scale DDoS attacks originating in the UK. While some abnormalities have been written off by ...

November 16, 2015 at 4:50 pm by
PlayStation Neo

Paris Attackers Allegedly Used PS4s and PSN to Communicate

In a development that is likely to place more pressure on the technology sector, reports are coming out that the perpetrators of the recent Paris attacks used Sony PS4s to ...

November 16, 2015 at 9:15 am by

Snooper Charter Powers are Increasingly Worrying

Security is one thing, from a virus on your phone or PC to a coordinated breach and remote access that compromises your computer. While we may not want to believe them, they ...

November 12, 2015 at 10:20 am by

GCHQ Given Consent to Spy on Politicians

There has been a great deal of criticism directed at GCHQ by privacy advocates regarding the data collection of citizens. Despite being morally outrageous, the body defended ...

October 15, 2015 at 3:00 am by

GCHQ’s Karma Police Has Been Watching Everyone Online

The British intelligence services have been engaging in a mass surveillance program, the likes of which have never before been known, which has been recording the online ...

September 25, 2015 at 4:42 pm by

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