British spy agencies have collected and shared huge databases of personal and social media information on millions of individuals, and effectively circumvented the investigatory body tasked with surveillance oversight, according to documents newly obtained by Privacy International, a London-based consumer advocacy…
A new report reveals that intelligence agencies from the UK and US have in the past hacked into the video feeds of Israeli drones and jets. The resulting images depict military operations around Gaza and drones that appear to carry weapons.
What better way to celebrate the holidays than a fiendishly difficult puzzle. Well, that’s what one of the UK’s intelligence agencies, GCHQ, reckons—which is why the Christmas card it’s been sending out features this infuriating puzzle. Can you solve it?
On the streets of UK cities, there’s an unexpected form of graffiti appearing. It’s not tags of spray paint, but instead job ads, scrawled onto sidewalks, prompting people to apply for a job at the nation’s intelligence headquarters, GCHQ.
The famous ringed doughnut of secrecy that houses the UK’s GCHQ spy overlords has gone all rainbow colored for a short while, as the agency wired up a few interestingly coloured bulbs to highlight the fact that yesterday was the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.
Wargames used to — and still often does — mean legions of tanks roaming across battlefields, and a bunch of soldiers playing make-believe with really big guns. These days, it's all about corralling a bunch of nerds into an old tin can, and giving them a doomsday scenario straight out of 24.
According to top-secret documents given to The Intercept by Edward Snowden, British and American spies stole encryption keys from the largest SIM card manufacturer in the world. This could make it a lot easier for the NSA to conduct widespread surveillance of wireless communications without ever asking permission or…
Most of the time, when you hear about GCHQ, Britain's answer to the NSA, it's in the same sentence about mass surveillance or cellphone hacking. But this time around, the Brit spies have made an app that teaches little kiddies how totally fantastic encryption is.
As if having all that public data squirrelled away by the NSA wasn't bad enough, a new report by Liberty UK reveals that Britain's intelligence services can take any of it, whenever it wants, without a warrant.
Today, the British government revealed its justification for surveilling its citizens' every move on Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks. UK citizens communicating using the aforementioned services are considered to be using "external communications," as the companies are not based in the UK. It's a…
It's emerged that Britain has an ultra-secret spy base in the Middle East which taps undersea cables running through the region.
What's alleged to be Banksy's latest piece of artwork has popped up on the side of a house in Cheltenham, and it depicts security agents spying on a public phone—right round the corner from the UK's intelligence center, GCHQ.
It's been a while since we've had a shocking NSA revelation, so you probably thought all the madness was over. Welp, you were wrong. Very, very wrong.
In the latest unsurprising privacy news, it appears that the NSA and the UK's GCHQ spied on people who viewed the WikiLeaks website.