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express
EU fears UK Brexit spies: Paranoid Brussels gets Mission Impossible-style scannersHQ in Brussels. The offices are closely guarded by a private security team und
express / Posted 2 days ago
HQ in Brussels. The offices are closely guarded by a private security team under G4S, amid fears Britain may use MI6 and GCHQ to spy on Brussels, according to The Daily Telegraph.Related articles Germans warned over holiday travel to Turkey as... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
Petya's Ransomware Cloaking Devicesome leading cybersecurity experts have concluded. The National Cyber Security
LinuxInsider.com / Posted 2 days ago
some leading cybersecurity experts have concluded. The National Cyber Security Centre, which operates within the UK's GCHQ intellligence agency, late last month raised questions about the motives behind the attack, saying it had found evidence... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Petya's Ransomware Cloaking Devicesome leading cybersecurity experts have concluded. The National Cyber Security
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 2 days ago
some leading cybersecurity experts have concluded. The National Cyber Security Centre, which operates within the UK's GCHQ intellligence agency, late last month raised questions about the motives behind the attack, saying it had found evidence... Read more
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CBS News
U.S. reporters rely on other countries for information about Trumpthe Embassy read. And in March, Spicer suggested that then-President Obama had
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
the Embassy read. And in March, Spicer suggested that then-President Obama had wiretapped then-candidate Trump through the GCHQ, Britain's intelligence agency – a claim first made by a Fox News commentator. In a break from normal practice, GCHQ... Read more
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The Register
Apple hurls out patches for dozens of security holes in iOS, macOSmemory corruption bugs, CVE-2017-7055, was reported to Apple by the UK National
The Register / Posted 2 days ago
memory corruption bugs, CVE-2017-7055, was reported to Apple by the UK National Cyber Security Centre, a branch of the GCHQ spying nerve center. As usual, bug hunters with Google's Project Zero were also well represented, with Ian Beer,... Read more
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NBC News
State hackers "compromised" U.K. energy firms during electionto a reports citing a document from the country’s national cybersecurity agency
NBC News / Posted 3 days ago
to a reports citing a document from the country’s national cybersecurity agency. Britain’s electronic spy agency, GCHQ, said no supplies were affected but some infrastructure systems “are likely to have been compromised” during the recent... Read more
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Daily Star
Russia 'tried to cripple Brit power grid on election day' according to shock claimsGCHQ –the government's electronic spy agency– warned companies were "likely to
Daily Star / Posted 3 days ago
GCHQ –the government's electronic spy agency– warned companies were "likely to have been compromised" on June 8 in a recently published document. They listed hackers working on behalf of a national government, which targeted the firms. While the... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Top 5 critical infrastructure cyber attacksus.UK attacks on energy sector The news emerged today in a report from the UK’
Computer Business Review / Posted 4 days ago
us.UK attacks on energy sector The news emerged today in a report from the UK’s General Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), and more specifically the national Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) that hackers are targeting the UK energy sector. So... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Hackers targeting UK energy grid, GCHQ warnsHackers may have compromised Britain's energy grid, GCHQ has said as it warned
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Hackers may have compromised Britain's energy grid, GCHQ has said as it warned that cyber criminals are targeting the country's energy sector. The security agency said industrial control systems may have already been the victim of attacks by nation... Read more
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SKY News
Foreign hackers penetrating UK infrastructure- was created as part of the data-sharing efforts between government and indust
SKY News / Posted 4 days ago
- was created as part of the data-sharing efforts between government and industry spearheaded by the NCSC, a part of GCHQ. It warns that the agency has detected signs of foreign interference within the energy sector. "The NCSC is aware of... Read more
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Reuters
Britain's cyber security center says has never certified Kaspersky productsapply to have their products certified via one of our accredited lab partners,"
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
apply to have their products certified via one of our accredited lab partners," the NCSC, which is part of Britain's GCHQ eavesdropping security agency, said. "We certify products through a range of initiatives, but the NCSC has never had... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Britain's cyber security centre says has never certified Kaspersky productsapply to have their products certified via one of our accredited lab partners,"
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
apply to have their products certified via one of our accredited lab partners," the NCSC, which is part of Britain's GCHQ eavesdropping security agency, said. "We certify products through a range of initiatives, but the NCSC has never had... Read more
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International Business Times
GCHQ cyber squad believes hackers may have compromised UK energy grid targets According to the NCSC (National Cyber Security Center), the cyber arm of GCHQ,
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
According to the NCSC (National Cyber Security Center), the cyber arm of GCHQ, the cyberattacks against UK's critical infrastructure reportedly began in June. Motherboard reported that according to a document in its possession, reportedly issued out... Read more
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Daily Mail
Would YOU tell your family you're in labour?are walking free because 'lazy police don't... Wave of 'nastiness and hatred'
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
are walking free because 'lazy police don't... Wave of 'nastiness and hatred' against politicians is... Female GCHQ boss says women are turned off becoming cyber... Nanny state 'use by' dates on food could be axed to save... The... Read more
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Daily Mail
From stealing clothes to telling lies: The worst things girlfriends docruel living conditions uncovered at country park Firefighters cut an injured
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
cruel living conditions uncovered at country park Firefighters cut an injured man free from a theme park's... Female GCHQ boss says women are turned off becoming cyber... Charity reveals plans to reintroduce the LYNX into... Nanny state... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dater takes celibacy vow in a bid to find her perfect manstate 'use by' dates on food could be axed to save... Car hire industry is thr
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
state 'use by' dates on food could be axed to save... Car hire industry is thrown into crisis as major firm... Female GCHQ boss says women are turned off becoming cyber... Is there something fishy about your sushi? Restaurants... Scam which... Read more
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Daily Mail
Nurses must pay up to £150,000 EACH in parking finesthe... Acid attackers could get LIFE in jail says Home... Sales of notorious
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
the... Acid attackers could get LIFE in jail says Home... Sales of notorious fortified wine Buckfast soar as... Female GCHQ boss says women are turned off becoming cyber... Jeremy Corbyn accuses Tory MPs of ‘crying crocodile... Poll... Read more
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Daily Mail
Thousands of dog-lovers descend on MediaCity for PugFestdelivery man defecates on resident's property Gang threaten man with angle gri
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
delivery man defecates on resident's property Gang threaten man with angle grinder in attempted motorbike theft Female GCHQ boss says women are turned off becoming cyber... Homes are evacuated as 50-year-old shipbuilding cranes... Jeremy... Read more
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The Register
UK spookhaüs GCHQ can crack end-to-end encryption says Australian A-GBritish signals intelligence agency Government Communications Headquarters (GCH
The Register / Posted 8 days ago
British signals intelligence agency Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) can crack end-to-end encrypted messages sent using WhatsApp and Signal, according to Australian attorney-general George Brandis. Brandis made the claim speaking to the... Read more
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The Register
Dutch Senate votes to grant intel agencies new surveillance powersthree years by service providers and permission for intel agencies to share int
The Register / Posted 9 days ago
three years by service providers and permission for intel agencies to share intelligence with their foreign counterparts (GCHQ, NSA, and so on). Lawmakers argue the Act is necessary to combat increased terrorism and cyber threats. The authority... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Petya's Ransomware Cloaking Devicesome leading cybersecurity experts have concluded. The National Cyber Security
E-Commerce Times / Posted 10 days ago
some leading cybersecurity experts have concluded. The National Cyber Security Centre, which operates within the UK's GCHQ intellligence agency, late last month raised questions about the motives behind the attack, saying it had found evidence... Read more
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International Business Times
Ex-GCHQ chief says Russia causing 'cyberspace mayhem', urges push back against Russian state activity of mayhem" in cyberspace that threatens democratic processes in the West, forme
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
of mayhem" in cyberspace that threatens democratic processes in the West, former director of Britain's intelligence agency GCHQ Robert Hannigan said on Monday (10 July). In his first interview since stepping down as head of the spy agency in March,... Read more
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express
Putin is targeting UK! Former GCHQ chief in chilling warning over Russian cyber attacks BRITISH democracy could be undermined by Russian cyber attacks, a former spy
express / Posted 11 days ago
BRITISH democracy could be undermined by Russian cyber attacks, a former spy chief has warned. Vladimir Putin's Russia is causing mayhem in cyberspace Ex-GCHQ... Read more
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The Register
Former GCHQ boss backs end-to-end encryptionFormer GCHQ director Robert Hannigan has spoken out against building backdoors
The Register / Posted 12 days ago
Former GCHQ director Robert Hannigan has spoken out against building backdoors into end-to-end encryption (e2) schemes as a means to intercept communications by terrorists and other ne'er do wells. Home Secretary Amber Rudd has criticised mobile... Read more
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The Star
Russia causing cyber mayhem, should face retaliation -UK spy chiefand should face retaliation if it continues to undermine democratic institution
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
and should face retaliation if it continues to undermine democratic institutions in the West, the former head of Britain's GCHQ spy agency said on Monday. Russia denies allegations from governments and intelligence services that it is behind a... Read more
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Contractor UK
HMRC updates IR35 guidance for public sector bodiesFoI Act defines as public authorities, it means that some outfits who looked ca
Contractor UK / Posted 12 days ago
FoI Act defines as public authorities, it means that some outfits who looked caught by the rules, like some charities and GCHQ, are actually out of scope. HMRC’s new guidance also outlines a last-minute change it made to the legislation, with the... Read more
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guardian-series
Former spy chief warns over terrorists’ use of encrypted messaging serviceswith powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has
guardian-series / Posted 12 days ago
with powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has warned. Robert Hannigan, who was head of GCHQ until earlier this year, said legislation would not provide a “magic solution” to the issue, which has emerged as a... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Former spy chief warns over terrorists’ use of encrypted messaging serviceswith powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
with powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has warned. Robert Hannigan, who was head of GCHQ until earlier this year, said legislation would not provide a “magic solution” to the issue, which has emerged as a... Read more
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Harrow Times
Former spy chief warns over terrorists’ use of encrypted messaging serviceswith powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has
Harrow Times / Posted 12 days ago
with powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has warned. Robert Hannigan, who was head of GCHQ until earlier this year, said legislation would not provide a “magic solution” to the issue, which has emerged as a... Read more
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Reuters
Russia causing cyber mayhem, should face retaliation:UK spy chiefFILE PHOTO - The director of Britain's GCHQ Robert Hannigan delivers a speech a
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
FILE PHOTO - The director of Britain's GCHQ Robert Hannigan delivers a speech at Government Communications Headquarters in Cheltenham, November 17, 2015. REUTERS/Ben Birchall/Pool LONDON Russia is causing cyberspace mayhem and should face... Read more
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This is West Country
Former spy chief warns over terrorists’ use of encrypted messaging serviceswith powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has
This is West Country / Posted 12 days ago
with powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has warned. Robert Hannigan, who was head of GCHQ until earlier this year, said legislation would not provide a “magic solution” to the issue, which has emerged as a... Read more
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Gazette News
Former spy chief warns over terrorists’ use of encrypted messaging serviceswith powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has
Gazette News / Posted 12 days ago
with powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has warned. Robert Hannigan, who was head of GCHQ until earlier this year, said legislation would not provide a “magic solution” to the issue, which has emerged as a... Read more
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Bolton News
Former spy chief warns over terrorists’ use of encrypted messaging serviceswith powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has
Bolton News / Posted 12 days ago
with powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has warned. Robert Hannigan, who was head of GCHQ until earlier this year, said legislation would not provide a “magic solution” to the issue, which has emerged as a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Former spy chief warns over terrorists’ use of encrypted messaging services Ex-head of GCHQ Robert Hannigan said legislation would not provide a “magic s
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Ex-head of GCHQ Robert Hannigan said legislation would not provide a “magic solution”. Former spy chief warns over terrorists’ use of encrypted messaging... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Former spy chief warns over terrorists’ use of encrypted messaging serviceswith powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 12 days ago
with powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has warned. Robert Hannigan, who was head of GCHQ until earlier this year, said legislation would not provide a “magic solution” to the issue, which has emerged as a... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Former spy chief warns over terrorists’ use of encrypted messaging serviceswith powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
with powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has warned. Robert Hannigan, who was head of GCHQ until earlier this year, said legislation would not provide a “magic solution” to the issue, which has emerged as a... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Former spy chief warns over terrorists’ use of encrypted messaging serviceswith powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
with powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has warned. Robert Hannigan, who was head of GCHQ until earlier this year, said legislation would not provide a “magic solution” to the issue, which has emerged as a... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Former spy chief warns over terrorists’ use of encrypted messaging serviceswith powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has
Croydon Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
with powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has warned. Robert Hannigan, who was head of GCHQ until earlier this year, said legislation would not provide a “magic solution” to the issue, which has emerged as a... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Former spy chief warns over terrorists’ use of encrypted messaging serviceswith powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
with powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has warned. Robert Hannigan, who was head of GCHQ until earlier this year, said legislation would not provide a “magic solution” to the issue, which has emerged as a... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Former spy chief warns over terrorists’ use of encrypted messaging serviceswith powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 12 days ago
with powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has warned. Robert Hannigan, who was head of GCHQ until earlier this year, said legislation would not provide a “magic solution” to the issue, which has emerged as a... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Former spy chief warns over terrorists’ use of encrypted messaging serviceswith powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
with powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has warned. Robert Hannigan, who was head of GCHQ until earlier this year, said legislation would not provide a “magic solution” to the issue, which has emerged as a... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Former spy chief warns over terrorists’ use of encrypted messaging serviceswith powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
with powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has warned. Robert Hannigan, who was head of GCHQ until earlier this year, said legislation would not provide a “magic solution” to the issue, which has emerged as a... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Former spy chief warns over terrorists’ use of encrypted messaging serviceswith powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has
Oxford Mail / Posted 12 days ago
with powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has warned. Robert Hannigan, who was head of GCHQ until earlier this year, said legislation would not provide a “magic solution” to the issue, which has emerged as a... Read more
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Bury Times
Former spy chief warns over terrorists’ use of encrypted messaging serviceswith powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has
Bury Times / Posted 12 days ago
with powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has warned. Robert Hannigan, who was head of GCHQ until earlier this year, said legislation would not provide a “magic solution” to the issue, which has emerged as a... Read more
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Gazette
Former spy chief warns over terrorists’ use of encrypted messaging serviceswith powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has
Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
with powerful encryption cannot be tackled by new laws, a former spy chief has warned. Robert Hannigan, who was head of GCHQ until earlier this year, said legislation would not provide a “magic solution” to the issue, which has emerged as a... Read more
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express
Army intelligence targets Russia's fake news in Poland and the Baltic statesDivision. Under the proposals, the intelligence and signals corps are to be am
express / Posted 13 days ago
Division. Under the proposals, the intelligence and signals corps are to be amalgamated and work more closely with GCHQ in order to combat the growing problem of Russian propaganda in the Baltic states and Poland. Russia is investing... Read more
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International Business Times
'Five Eyes' alliance in crosshairs as Privacy International demands release of spy secrets Agency (NSA) analyst Edward Snowden showed how the vast apparatus used by intel
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
Agency (NSA) analyst Edward Snowden showed how the vast apparatus used by intelligence agencies – including the British GCHQ – exploits digital information to scoop up communications data in bulk. In a release, Privacy International said it is... Read more
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The Register
Civil rights warriors file US lawsuit: Let us see Five Eyes agreementprotracted Freedom of Information battles in the countries in question. Such re
The Register / Posted 16 days ago
protracted Freedom of Information battles in the countries in question. Such requests are futile, as groups like the UK’s GCHQ are usually exempted from FoI laws. In September 2014, it filed a legal challenge in the European Court of Human... Read more
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International Business Times
UK's new 'cyber nerve centre' tackled 480 major incidents in its first 8 months say the pace shows no sign of slowing. Launched in October 2016, the NCSC is a
International Business Times / Posted 17 days ago
say the pace shows no sign of slowing. Launched in October 2016, the NCSC is a fork of British intelligence agency GCHQ tasked with investigating hacking, malware outbreaks and data leaks. It serves as the nerve centre for tech savvy... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Good Security Is In Our Headswhen somebody isn't watching". Templeton did some work with Royal Holloway Uni
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 18 days ago
when somebody isn't watching". Templeton did some work with Royal Holloway Univeristy which was supported by the UK's GCHQ through a grant into what constitutes secure behaviour. Two things need to be in place. "The first thing is if you ask... Read more
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