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#Spying

# spying - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

From Business ETC Windows flaw allowed Russian hackers to spy on NATO Spying

Windows flaw allowed Russian hackers to spy on NATO

The flaw, dubbed ‘Sandworm’, allowed spies to gain access to computers using all versions of Windows for PCs and servers during the past five years.

# spying - Friday 26 September, 2014

Man jailed for eight months for spying on woman with police camera

The PSNI said it is carrying out an internal review into the use of CCTV by staff and officers to try to ensure this never happens again.

# spying - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Germany spied on John Kerry and Hilary Clinton “by accident”

The pair were both accessed while serving as US Secretary of State.

# spying - Thursday 31 July, 2014

CIA chief apologises to US Senate intelligence committee for agents hacking its computers

The agency’s director had previously dismissed allegations of CIA spying on committee investigators.

# spying - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Opinion: American policy is moving ever further from European interests

Under the Obama administration the NSA has continued to grow and Libya has slipped into chaos, meanwhile relations with Russia are reaching crisis point.

# spying - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Criminal proceedings on the table as Germany weighs how to hit back in US spying row

The row has damaged US-German ties, with no resolution in sight just yet.

# spying - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Friction after US double-agent arrested for ‘spying’ in Germany

The US ambassador has been summoned to Berlin to help clarify the situation.

# spying - Friday 4 July, 2014

A suspected US double-agent has been ‘arrested for spying’ in Germany

It is likely to further strain US-German relations following previous revelations that the NSA spied on Merkel’s phone calls.

# spying - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From Business ETC Major victory for Irish online rights group as ECJ strikes down EU mobile surveillance rules Privacy

Major victory for Irish online rights group as ECJ strikes down EU mobile surveillance rules

Digital Rights Ireland hard argued that the rules requiring operators to keep call details were against fundamental rights.

# spying - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From Business ETC Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users’ webcam images Spying

Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users’ webcam images

In one six-month period in 2008, the British spy agency collected webcam imagery from more than 1.8 million Yahoo user accounts around the world.

# spying - Monday 10 February, 2014

Taoiseach: Details of bugging controversy should be made available for ‘public analysis’

Justice Minister Alan Shatter is meeting GSOC today following reports that a surveillance operation was used to hack into the police watchdog’s emails, wi-fi and phone systems.

# spying - Friday 17 January, 2014

Obama clips NSA’s wings but bulk collections will continue

The NSA will now have to seek court orders to access data on specific targets, but will continue to collect massive amounts of data.

Obama to unveil NSA data collection reforms

The US president is expected to roll out only modest changes to the way in which the NSA collects phone and internet information.

# spying - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

NY Times reporter fighting order to reveal his CIA sources

James Risen says he is willing to go to jail to protect those who gave him information.

# spying - Thursday 26 December, 2013

‘Privacy matters’: Here’s Edward Snowden’s Alternative Christmas Message

In case you missed it, here is what he fugitive whistleblower had to say in Channel 4′s Alternative Christmas Message.

# spying - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Edward Snowden to deliver Channel 4′s Alternative Christmas Message

It’s now 20 years since the British broadcaster began airing its alternative to the Queen’s annual televised address.

# spying - Thursday 19 December, 2013

NSA powers have ‘gone too far’ says White House panel

The mass collection of private phonecalls should be stopped, the review says.

# spying - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Snowden offers Brazil help in investigating spying in exchange for asylum

The NSA whistleblower says that until he is granted political asylum, he cannot speak out.

# spying - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Column: The EU seems just as interested in your data as the NSA

Searching questions need to be asked over what type of data the EU retains – and what it does with this data, writes David Moloney.

# spying - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

MI6 spy found dead and locked in sports bag likely an accident – UK police

A fresh review of the mysterious “spy in the bag” case has concluded that Gareth Williams was not murdered but had climbed into the bag without assistance.

# spying - Friday 8 November, 2013

Guardian editor faces grilling over Edward Snowden’s NSA leaks

Alan Rusbridger has been asked to appear before the British parliament’s Home Affairs Select Committee next month.

# spying - Thursday 7 November, 2013

“Our adversaries are rubbing their hands with glee. Al-Qaeda is lapping it up.” – MI6

British spy chiefs said today that intelligence leaks by Edward Snowden were being used by enemies to change the way they operate.

# spying - Monday 4 November, 2013

From Business ETC Google boss says US data spying “outrageous” and potentially illegal Google

Google boss says US data spying “outrageous” and potentially illegal

Eric Schmidt was responding to reports that the US government spied on the company’s data centres.

# spying - Friday 1 November, 2013

John Kerry: Yes, US spying ‘has reached too far’ at times

The admission by the US Secretary of State was unprecedented as the tense row between the US and Europe rumbles on.

# spying - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Tánaiste on NSA spying: ‘Friends don’t bug each other’s telephones’

Eamon Gilmore has said that the government does not have any information that the US carried out surveillance on its activities.

Gilmore raised concerns over US spying with embassy in Dublin this summer

The Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said he expressed the government’s concerns to the US Embassy in Dublin at a senior official level.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Happy Halloween! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# spying - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

NSA ‘tapped into links to Google, Yahoo data centres’

The latest reports show that a programme intercepted data flows – and it was operated jointly with the NSA’s British counterpart.

Even the Pope has had his phone tapped by the US says Italian magazine

The NSA snooped on Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s residence in the Vatican before he was elected as Pope Francis in March according to Panorama magazine.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# spying - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the final Troika review, another Labour resignation and the testimony of US intelligence officials.

Photobomb protestors tell the NSA to ‘stop spying’

The CodePink protestors sat behind the National Security Agency’s chief at hearings today.

NSA chief: Europe spy reports are “completely false”

General Keith Alexander made the comments after reports of alleged snooping on German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

A ‘total review’ on US surveillance operations ordered

Senate intelligence committee chair Dianne Feinstein wants a sweeping review into spying on EU allies.

Poll: Should the US apologise for spying on world leaders? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the US apologise for spying on world leaders?

The US is under increasing pressure to explain its covert surveillance programmes – but does it need to apologise?

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# spying - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Merkel’s phone bugged by US since 2002, report claims

Der Spiegel claims that the German Chancellor’s mobile is one of many on the NSA’s tracking list.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

# spying - Saturday 26 October, 2013

German spy chiefs will travel to US to demand explanations

Allegations of US spying has caused “a moment of tension” with some allies, admitted the US.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know this morning as you start your weekend…

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