Intelligence Agencies

Alleged Surveillance of Trump Team Fuels Debate Over Government Spying

The chairman of the House intelligence committee surprised colleagues by saying he has evidence suggesting intelligence agencies may have misused and …

Surveillance

London attack: Home secretary says don't blame intelligence agencies

<b>Home Secretary Amber Rudd has warned against "pointing any finger of blame" at the security services over the London terror attack.</b><p>She told the BBC the agencies could not monitor everyone known to them round the clock.<p>Wednesday's attacker has been named by police as Khalid Masood, who was British …

Terrorism

Lone attackers are the biggest challenge for security services

After a run of 12 foiled terrorist plots, luck ran out at Westminster for the UK’s intelligence agencies. Now they must ask if they could have stopped it<p>Westminster attack: main report<p>The UK’s intelligence services have prevented 12 terrorist plots in the past three years but on Wednesday they …

Terrorism

Nunes: Trump Communications ‘Incidentally’ Collected By Intelligence Agencies

Devin Nunes, the Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee tells press he has been notified that Trump team communications have been “incidentally,” legally collected. He also said more names involved in Trump campaign have been unmasked but none of the information was related to the Russia …

Devin Nunes

Who’s listening? Sept. 11 lawyers ask if intelligence agencies are spying on them

Lawyers for the accused Sept. 11 plotters on Tuesday asked for an investigation into whether government spy agencies are eavesdropping on them and …

Terrorism

Trump's Russian imbroglio prompts Republican rethink on surveillance law | Reuters

By Dustin Volz<br>| WASHINGTON<p>WASHINGTON Some Republican lawmakers appear to be reassessing whether to make changes to a surveillance law that allows …

Surveillance

Facts Are Irrelevant. The Information War Against Russia Must Continue

On January 30 NBC News reported that «On a snowy Polish plain dominated by Russian forces for decades, American tanks and troops sent a message to …

Russia

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:<p>1. WORRIES ABOUT ESPIONAGE HAVE LONG …

Sports

Bureaucratic reflex to 'overclassify' info blamed for bottleneck of useful data

Conference Board of Canada report is based on a survey of corporate security professionals<p>The reluctance of Canada's intelligence and federal …

Security

WikiLeaks: The Real Cost of ‘Forced Transparency’

The war on secrecy keeps escalating. In the latest case, WikiLeaks claims to have uncovered documents--which it has labeled Vault 7--that show how …

News

7 Things Trump Doesn’t Want You To Trust Anymore

#1: The Media.<p>1. The Media<p>President Trump frequently — and famously — rails against any critical media coverage of his administration by denouncing it as “fake news.”<p>In 2017, he has tweeted that the media is lying about infighting in his administration, problems with the Republican healthcare bill, …

Government

Feds may have listened in on candidate Trump via "backdoor searches"

The phone lines of Donald Trump might have been put under surveillance through use of a workaround in the legal process, according to The …

Surveillance

British intelligence agencies are warning political parties of a Russian hacking threat

LONDON (Reuters) - A British intelligence agency has told political parties to protect themselves against potential cyber attacks, citing allegations that Russian hackers tried to influence last year's U.S. presidential election.<p>Britain's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), part of the GCHQ …

World News

Newer car tech opens doors to CIA attacks

The revelation through Wikileaks that the CIA has explored hacking vehicle computer control systems should concern consumers, particularly as more …

Business Technology

When will MPs do their jobs and protect our privacy?

The reporting of the latest Wikileaks material shows the media have now grasped the surveillance threat. But tougher official oversight is what’s really needed<p>A glance at Wednesday’s newspaper headlines about the hacking capabilities of security services in Britain and the US would have cheered …

Surveillance

Putin, Erdogan working 'in full cooperation' in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart have held talks in Moscow in a bid to boost military and economic ties between their countries. The war in Syria was a major focus of the leaders' discussion.<p>Following his meeting with the Turkish leader on Friday, Russian President …

World News

WikiLeaks says the CIA can use your TV to spy on you. But there's good news

If these documents are genuine, then they prove that encryption still offers broad protection. That’s one reason to download Signal and similar apps now<p>The latest release from WikiLeaks detailing how the CIA has allegedly stockpiled a plethora of tools to hack a variety of everyday devices – from …

Security

U.S. aware of CIA security breach in 2016; contractors suspected in leak | Reuters

By John Walcott and Andrea Shalal<br>| WASHINGTON/BERLIN<p>WASHINGTON/BERLIN U.S. intelligence and law enforcement officials said on Wednesday they have …

WikiLeaks

Intel agencies, House panel near agreement on Russia probe

The House Intelligence Committee is nearing an agreement with the nation’s intelligence agencies for full access to the information that underlay the …

Government

WikiLeaks CIA breach should worry Canadian intelligence agencies: former analyst

A former security analyst says Canada risks being exposed in the leaks because of a close information-sharing relationship with the U.S.

Canada

3 reasons you should be terrified about Trump’s latest rant

Folks, we’ve got a huge problem on our hands<p>Early Saturday morning, March 4, the 45th president of the United States alleged in a series of tweets that former president Barack Obama orchestrated a “Nixon/Watergate” plot to tap Trump’s phones at his Trump Tower headquarters last fall in the run-up …

Republicans

Trump v US intelligence: growing feud puts NSA's legislative priority at risk

Reauthorization of measure permitting sweeping surveillance in danger as intelligence community has been blamed for leaks about Trump and Russia<p>The escalating feud between Donald Trump and US intelligence is now putting the top 2017 legislative priority of the intelligence agencies at risk.<p>At the …

Surveillance

Trump versus the intelligence agencies – we've seen it all before

Donald Trump’s remarkable attacks on his own intelligence community may seem shocking to the casual observer – but they are not without precedent. …

George W. Bush

How Watergate Changed America’s Intelligence Laws

In December 1974, just four months after Nixon’s resignation, New York Times reporter Seymour Hersh revealed the existence of a long-running CIA …

Government

New WikiLeaks Documents Fuel Tension Between Intelligence Agencies, Tech Sector

Documents renew questions about what responsibility the government has to notify companies of security flaws in their products<p>Most Popular Videos<p>Most Popular Articles

21st Century

WikiLeaks’s CIA Hacking Documents Release

According to press reports, WikiLeaks today released thousands of highly classified CIA documents on methods the CIA allegedly is using to conduct …

Edward Snowden

Print

They’re in retreat now. You may have missed it amid President Trump’s startling Saturday tweet storm, the recriminations over president-on-candidate …

Conservative POV

Top NSA Whistleblower: Intelligence Agencies DID Spy On Trump

Trump claims that the Obama administration bugged Trump Tower before the election.Sound nutty?Perhaps … but former Attorney General Michael Mukasey …

Surveillance

Russia mystery threatens to consume Washington

(CNN)The mystery over Donald Trump and Russia is taking a corrosive hold on his presidency, fanning media coverage and sowing accusations that threaten to overwhelm his White House and drain his credibility.<p>Washington has become something of a hall of mirrors, where it's difficult to distinguish …

U.S. Politics

3 Terrifying Reasons For Trump's Latest Rant

No president can order a wiretap on his own.<p>Early Saturday morning, March 4, the 45th president of the United States alleged in a series of tweets that former president Barack Obama orchestrated a “Nixon/Watergate” plot to tap Trump’s phones at his Trump Tower headquarters last fall in the run-up …

Republicans