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#Espionage

# espionage - This year 2022

Russian 'spy' arrested following Dutch operation 'not the only' agent to have worked in Ireland
# Espionage
# Espionage

Russian 'spy' arrested following Dutch operation 'not the only' agent to have worked in Ireland

Jun 18th 2022, 12:05 AM 36,684 Views 22 Comments

Sergey Vladimirovich Cherkasov had studied in Ireland under the false Brazilian alias Viktor Muller Ferreira.

# espionage - Last year 2021

US navy engineer charged with trying to pass secrets about nuclear-powered subs
# Espionage
# Espionage

US navy engineer charged with trying to pass secrets about nuclear-powered subs

Oct 11th 2021, 7:22 AM 15,482 Views 15 Comments

Jonathan Toebbe was arrested in West Virginia together with his 45-year-old wife Diana.

Italian navy captain arrested for passing on 'confidential documents' to the Russians
# Espionage
# Espionage

Italian navy captain arrested for passing on 'confidential documents' to the Russians

Mar 31st 2021, 9:42 AM 14,114 Views 23 Comments

The Italian foreign affairs ministry has summoned the Russian ambassador over the incident.

# espionage - All time

Massive cyber attack on US government agencies spreads to other countries
# Espionage
# Espionage

Massive cyber attack on US government agencies spreads to other countries

Dec 18th 2020, 6:18 PM 15,454 Views 11 Comments

“It’s certain that the number and location of victims will keep growing,” the Microsoft president said.

Former CIA officer charged with selling US secrets and exposing informants to China
# Espionage
# Espionage

Former CIA officer charged with selling US secrets and exposing informants to China

Aug 18th 2020, 7:36 AM 17,670 Views 1 Comment

He was tricked into admitting his activities last year by a US undercover agent.

Government warned about increased threat of foreign espionage in Ireland
# Spies
# Spies

Government warned about increased threat of foreign espionage in Ireland

Dec 14th 2019, 10:34 AM 23,799 Views 34 Comments

An update to the White Paper on Defence 2015 was published this week.

US extracted spy from Russia amid fears Trump administration mishandled classified intelligence
# Espionage
# Espionage

US extracted spy from Russia amid fears Trump administration mishandled classified intelligence

Sep 10th 2019, 9:18 AM 18,992 Views 29 Comments

The source, who had been providing information for decades, had access to Putin and sent pictures of high-level documents.

Man with triple citizenship charged with espionage in Russia requests Irish consular assistance
# Moscow
# Moscow

Man with triple citizenship charged with espionage in Russia requests Irish consular assistance

Updated Jan 4th 2019, 5:30 PM 37,792 Views 0 Comments

Paul Whelan, who has denied the charges, could face up to 20 years in prison if found guilty.

Russia detains American man suspected of espionage
# Spy
# Spy

Russia detains American man suspected of espionage

Dec 31st 2018, 11:43 AM 10,473 Views 16 Comments

It’s the latest in a series of espionage cases between Russia and the West.

China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries

Dec 13th 2018, 10:30 AM 16,588 Views 28 Comments

The two cases ratchet up pressure on Canada, which is holding Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies.

Former CIA agent arrested in New York with top secret info listing real identities of undercover spies
# Espionage
# Espionage

Former CIA agent arrested in New York with top secret info listing real identities of undercover spies

Jan 17th 2018, 8:33 AM 22,110 Views 20 Comments

The man was found with documents in JFK International Airport.

Security consultant denies All Blacks 'bugging' charge
# Black Ops
From The42
# Black Ops

Security consultant denies All Blacks 'bugging' charge

Mar 21st 2017, 8:29 AM 4,640 Views 2 Comments

Adrian Gard was charged after a device was discovered ahead of New Zealand’s Sydney Test against the Wallabies in August.

WikiLeaks releases over 8,000 documents 'hacked from CIA'
# Espionage
# Espionage

WikiLeaks releases over 8,000 documents 'hacked from CIA'

Mar 7th 2017, 4:19 PM 25,685 Views 108 Comments

The files appear to show the CIA wanted to subvert software products and use them as surveillance devices.

Reports that Putin could hand Edward Snowden over to Donald Trump as a 'gift' dismissed
# Present Danger
# Present Danger

Reports that Putin could hand Edward Snowden over to Donald Trump as a 'gift' dismissed

Feb 11th 2017, 4:34 PM 22,811 Views 22 Comments

US channel NBC had reported that Vladimir Putin could give Snowden up in an attempt to ‘curry favour with Trump’.

Security consultant charged with public mischief for bugging All Blacks in Sydney
# Black Ops
From The42
# Black Ops

Security consultant charged with public mischief for bugging All Blacks in Sydney

Feb 7th 2017, 10:26 AM 4,658 Views 1 Comment

The revelation that New Zealand’s meetings had been bugged caused serious tension between the unions.

Spy chief confirms 'Q' from James Bond is a woman in real life
# Espionage
# Espionage

Spy chief confirms 'Q' from James Bond is a woman in real life

Jan 27th 2017, 9:31 PM 16,484 Views 17 Comments

The agent was always played by a man in the film franchise.

Chelsea Manning attempted to take her own life, legal team confirms
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Chelsea Manning attempted to take her own life, legal team confirms

Jul 12th 2016, 8:18 AM 17,132 Views 32 Comments

Manning’s legal team say she will be kept under close observation for several weeks.

Convicted spy released from prison after 30 years
# Jonathan Pollard
# Jonathan Pollard

Convicted spy released from prison after 30 years

Nov 21st 2015, 9:15 AM 21,733 Views 34 Comments

He has challenged his parole terms, calling them “onerous and oppressive”

The tactics the Wallabies didn't want you to see... or did they?
# Open Secret
From The42
# Open Secret

The tactics the Wallabies didn't want you to see... or did they?

Oct 30th 2015, 6:13 PM 9,011 Views 5 Comments

We bet Kieran Read is super rattled right now.

'We even f**ked up fiddling it': The Sunday Times' remarkable World Cup bid allegations
# Gripping Thriller
From The42
# Gripping Thriller

'We even f**ked up fiddling it': The Sunday Times' remarkable World Cup bid allegations

Nov 30th 2014, 9:00 PM 10,756 Views 5 Comments

A previously-unseen submission from the newspaper alleges the England 2018 team hired outside agencies to spy on rivals.

Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel
# SNOWDEN
# SNOWDEN

Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel

Aug 7th 2014, 2:46 PM 9,347 Views 86 Comments

“In the future Edward will have to decide whether to continue to live in Russia and become a citizen or to return to the United States,” his lawyer said today.

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

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

Oct 30th 2013, 4:11 PM 7,571 Views 26 Comments

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.

Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in prison
# Espionage
# Espionage

Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in prison

Aug 21st 2013, 3:26 PM 15,151 Views 134 Comments

The 25-year-old soldier was also dishonourably discharged from the US Army.

Julian Assange: Bradley Manning didn't get a fair trial
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Julian Assange: Bradley Manning didn't get a fair trial

Jul 31st 2013, 8:13 AM 5,244 Views 73 Comments

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said the conviction of Bradley Manning on 20 out of 22 counts set a “dangerous precedent”.

Bolivia's Morales offers asylum to US leaker Snowden
# SNOWDEN
# SNOWDEN

Bolivia's Morales offers asylum to US leaker Snowden

Jul 6th 2013, 4:32 PM 5,660 Views 59 Comments

Nicaragua and Venezuela have also offered asylum to the American – one days after denouncing the rerouting of Bolivian President Evo Morales’ plane over Europe amid reports that the fugitive was aboard.

WikiLeaks: Snowden makes 6 new asylum applications
# SNOWDEN
# SNOWDEN

WikiLeaks: Snowden makes 6 new asylum applications

Jul 5th 2013, 6:40 PM 7,708 Views 25 Comments

WikiLeaks it would not be identifying the countries involved “due to attempted US interference” in the Edward Snowden’s asylum applications.

Ed Snowden's dad: 'My son broke the law - but he's no traitor'
# Fugitive
# Fugitive

Ed Snowden's dad: 'My son broke the law - but he's no traitor'

Jun 28th 2013, 3:30 PM 6,204 Views 54 Comments

Lonnie Snowden reckons his son would be willing to come home as long as authorities agree not to detain him before trial.

Edward Snowden's choice of Ecuador is riddled with problems
# Asylum
# Asylum

Edward Snowden's choice of Ecuador is riddled with problems

Jun 26th 2013, 8:30 PM 8,374 Views 50 Comments

Uncovered documents show the South American country has major surveillance capabilities.

Former US spy Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong bound for Russia
# Edward Snowden
# Edward Snowden

Former US spy Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong bound for Russia

Jun 23rd 2013, 9:55 AM 7,876 Views 74 Comments

Snowden’s latest revelations show the NSA was hacking Chinese mobile phone companies to gather data from millions of text messages.

US whistleblower Snowden charged with espionage for leaking secret documents
# Phone Tapping
# Phone Tapping

US whistleblower Snowden charged with espionage for leaking secret documents

Jun 22nd 2013, 11:24 AM 5,757 Views 40 Comments

The former government contractor revealed that the NSA collects Americans’ phone records and internet data from US companies.

Russian spy case details may be made public
# Inquest
# Inquest

Russian spy case details may be made public

Nov 2nd 2012, 2:48 PM 7,956 Views 13 Comments

Litvinenko died in November 2006 after ingesting polonium-210, a rare radioactive isotope that was secretly slipped into his tea at a London hotel.

Mole to blame for Netherlands exit - Sneijder
# Espionage
From The42
# Espionage

Mole to blame for Netherlands exit - Sneijder

Jun 20th 2012, 10:23 AM 1,089 Views 2 Comments

The Inter Milan midfielder claims that tactics were leaked to the press before games.

Operation Midnight Climax: how the CIA secretly sent citizens on acid trips
# Espionage
# Espionage

Operation Midnight Climax: how the CIA secretly sent citizens on acid trips

Mar 27th 2012, 7:00 AM 11,930 Views 22 Comments

It sounds like a wild conspiracy theory, or film script, but recently declassified documents exposes more about the bizarre project.

Iran sentences US citizen Amir Mirzai Hekmati to death over 'CIA spying'
# Iran
# Iran

Iran sentences US citizen Amir Mirzai Hekmati to death over 'CIA spying'

Jan 9th 2012, 10:11 AM 1,939 Views 25 Comments

Conviction comes as US-Iranian relations increasingly sour.

Russian woman accused of spying wins case to stay in Britain
# Not A Spy
# Not A Spy

Russian woman accused of spying wins case to stay in Britain

Nov 29th 2011, 8:11 PM 2,702 Views 6 Comments

The British government had claimed that Ekaterina Zatuliveter had used her job at MP Mike Hancock’s office to pass intelligence information back to Russia.

CIA spy rings uncovered in Iran and Lebanon
# CIA
# CIA

CIA spy rings uncovered in Iran and Lebanon

Nov 22nd 2011, 8:13 AM 1,910 Views 6 Comments

The United States has suffered a huge security setback after several CIA operatives in two distinct networks were captured by Iran and Hezbollah. The informants are feared dead.

Colombian intelligence agency dissolved after spying scandals
# Colombia
# Colombia

Colombian intelligence agency dissolved after spying scandals

Nov 1st 2011, 7:12 AM 233 Views 0 Comments

The Colombian president says the agency’s staff will be transferred to other state positions before a new intelligence organisation is established.

Hikers convicted of espionage in Iran return to US
# Iran
# Iran

Hikers convicted of espionage in Iran return to US

Sep 25th 2011, 6:22 PM 250 Views 10 Comments

Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer say they were arrested after accidentally crossing the border into Iran during a trip to neighbouring Iraq in 2009.

Former NASA scientist admits trying to spy for Israel
# Spying
# Spying

Former NASA scientist admits trying to spy for Israel

Sep 8th 2011, 9:48 AM 358 Views 3 Comments

Stewart David Nozette was caught in an undercover operation that started with him failing to report all of his income in his tax return.

Chinese general's talk about spy cases leaked onto YouTube
# China
# China

Chinese general's talk about spy cases leaked onto YouTube

Aug 29th 2011, 10:42 AM 572 Views 0 Comments

Footage of a Chinese general briefing officials about sensitive and potentially embarrassing spying cases have been leaked online.

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