Human rights organisation Amnesty International is calling for an inquiry following the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) spy agency’s admission to using its resources to spy on them.
A variety of human rights and privacy campaigners and groups have reacted in a negative manner to a new Parliamentary report on massive surveillance.
UK government intelligence agencies such as GCHQ are now immune from prosecution for hacking into computers and mobile devices after Parliament quietly amended the law.
Government intelligence agencies and private sector tech organisations must work together to combat terrorist threats from groups such as Isis (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant).
Speaking a few weeks before the Snooper’s Charter is set to be pushed into Parliament, Government Communication Headquarters director general for cyber security Ciaran Martin claims reports on the power of the intelligence agency are greatly exaggerated.
The Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) has launched its ‘Cyber Insiders Summer School’ as it attempts to recruit the “very best” computer scientists.
Seven Internet service providers have made a legal claim against the UK intelligence agency over allegations of multiple network attacks and illegal surveillance.
The UK’s history of cryptography is fascinating, with famous cryptanalysts like Alan Turing, Dillwyn Knox, and W. T. Tutte deciphering different code machines used in World War I and II.
The UK’s spy agency probed entire soveriegn nations' Internet infrastructures for server weaknesses so it could exploit vulnerable ports.
A judicial tribunal has ruled the Government Communications Headquarters surveillance of two international human rights groups was illegal, another strike on the spying department’s murky record.
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Facebook has revealed that governments around the world are requesting more user data than ever before.
A group of humans rights and privacy campaigners and charities have come together to take the UK government to the European Court of Human Rights over mass surveillance practices.
The conflict between privacy and security is a long-running one, often inflamed by global threats, but always present.
The Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) is set to lead an historic legal challenge against the UK government conducting mass Internet surveillance.
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The Internet Services Providers’ Association (ISPA) has responded to an article about the threats presented by terrorists and the Internet.
US and UK spy agencies have reverse-engineered anti-virus software with the goal of obtaining sensitive information from protected systems, The Intercept reported yesterday.
GCHQ and the NSA tracked and spied on innocent employees and tapped into regulatory firms into order to break into the world’s most popular mobile phone networks.
The parliamentary cross-party home affairs select committee wants a complete modernisation of various areas of UK surveillance and security oversight.