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How tech helps fight the counter-terrorism war
Security

How tech helps fight the counter-terrorism war

Davey Winder examines how technology can help and hinder in the fight against terrorism
9 Dec 2014
Facebook outed as host of Lee Rigby murder chat
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Security

Facebook outed as host of Lee Rigby murder chat

Extremist had "online exchange" via Facebook claiming he wanted to kill a soldier, it has emerged
26 Nov 2014
GCHQ boss says tech giants “in denial” over online terrorism
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Security

GCHQ boss says tech giants “in denial” over online terrorism

Social media has become “command and control” network of choice for online criminals, claims new GCHQ boss
4 Nov 2014
GCHQ to test UK citizens' ability to prevent cyber attacks
Cyber security
Security

GCHQ to test UK citizens' ability to prevent cyber attacks

Surveillance service teams up with Cyber Security Challenge to help uncover new infosecurity experts
21 Aug 2014
UK tech skills gap could increase risk of cyber attacks
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Security

UK tech skills gap could increase risk of cyber attacks

Industry heads across the UK have warned that a lack of skills in cyber security could leave businesses more vulnerable
7 Aug 2014
GCHQ snooping tribunal hearing starts today
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Policy & legislation

GCHQ snooping tribunal hearing starts today

Spooks under scrutiny by regulators after demands for hearings by privacy groups
15 Jul 2014
Squeaky Dolphin and the NSA programs you never knew about
Security

Squeaky Dolphin and the NSA programs you never knew about

IT Pro takes you on a run down of some of the major NSA projects that may have passed you by over the last 12 months
4 Jul 2014
GCHQ taken to court by ISPs over network spying
Security

GCHQ taken to court by ISPs over network spying

GCHQ under threat of lawsuit from ISP companies angered over Snowden spying revelations
2 Jul 2014
GCHQ launches threat intelligence sharing pilot
Cyber war
data protection

GCHQ launches threat intelligence sharing pilot

The initiative will help providers of national infrastructure defend themselves against cyber attacks
19 Jun 2014
CESG security advice on Blackberry, Android & Chrome OS
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Security

CESG security advice on Blackberry, Android & Chrome OS

Advice for organisations from the spooks
11 Jun 2014
GCHQ used fake LinkedIn pages to access company data
Surveillance
Business strategy

GCHQ used fake LinkedIn pages to access company data

Latest Edward Snowden revelations suggest GCHQ used spoof LinkedIn pages to spy on telcos.
19 Mar 2014
GCHQ spied on Yahoo webcam sessions, claims report
Big Brother eye
public sector

GCHQ spied on Yahoo webcam sessions, claims report

Documents leaked by Edward Snowden reveal scope of Optic Nerve programme.
28 Feb 2014
GCHQ and NSA accused of using Angry Birds to nab user data
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GCHQ and NSA accused of using Angry Birds to nab user data

Surveillance agencies have reportedly tried to collect personal information leaked from smartphone and tablet apps.
28 Jan 2014
NSA accused of collecting 200 million text messages a day
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Security

NSA accused of collecting 200 million text messages a day

Latest twist in NSA surveillance scandal suggests its been snooping on millions of text messages every day.
17 Jan 2014
NSA and GCHQ tracked Google cookies
Cookies
Security

NSA and GCHQ tracked Google cookies

Cookie eating monster surveillance is alleged to have occurred.
12 Dec 2013
NSA spies targeted World of Warcraft and Xbox Live
World of Warcraft
Security

NSA spies targeted World of Warcraft and Xbox Live

Wizard plan saw spooks became elves and trolls to hunt for terrorists.
10 Dec 2013
Governments must address surveillance, claim tech giants
public sector

Governments must address surveillance, claim tech giants

Internet-focused firms lobby Washington for reform.
9 Dec 2013
Home Office bids to revive Snooper's Charter
Policy & legislation

Home Office bids to revive Snooper's Charter

Counter-terrorism head says police still need more power to access people’s data
13 Nov 2013
GCHQ head defends cyber espionage operations
News

GCHQ head defends cyber espionage operations

Snowden revelations have damaged operations, security heads claim.
7 Nov 2013
Tim Berners-Lee criticises surveillance agencies
public sector

Tim Berners-Lee criticises surveillance agencies

Inventor of World Wide Web brands decision “appalling and foolish."
7 Nov 2013
CESG extends skills certification scheme
IT skills
Security

CESG extends skills certification scheme

GCHQ infosecurity experts want more security professionals to get CESG Certified Professional scheme accreditation.
30 Sep 2013
GCHQ trawls internet for would-be code crackers
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News

GCHQ trawls internet for would-be code crackers

Intellingence agency launches hunt for information security spooks of tomorrow.
11 Sep 2013
NSA and GCHQ fingered in internet decryption campaign
Encryption
Security

NSA and GCHQ fingered in internet decryption campaign

Security agencies are alleged to have unraveled encryption used to protect web users' data.
6 Sep 2013
GCHQ unveils schemes to help UK companies against hacking
GCHQ
Security

GCHQ unveils schemes to help UK companies against hacking

Cyber Incident Response Scheme aims to boost infrastructure defences.
14 Aug 2013