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# espionage - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

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

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

# espionage - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Government warned about increased threat of foreign espionage in Ireland

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

# espionage - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

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

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

# espionage - Friday 4 January, 2019

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

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

# espionage - Monday 31 December, 2018

Russia detains American man suspected of espionage

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

# espionage - Thursday 13 December, 2018

China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries

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

# espionage - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

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

The man was found with documents in JFK International Airport.

# espionage - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

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

Security consultant denies All Blacks 'bugging' charge

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

# espionage - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

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

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

# espionage - Saturday 11 February, 2017

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

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

# espionage - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

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

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

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

# espionage - Friday 27 January, 2017

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

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

# espionage - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

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

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

# espionage - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Convicted spy released from prison after 30 years

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

# espionage - Friday 30 October, 2015

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

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

We bet Kieran Read is super rattled right now.

# espionage - Sunday 30 November, 2014

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

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

# espionage - Thursday 7 August, 2014

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

“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.

# espionage - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

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.

# espionage - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in prison

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

# espionage - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

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

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

# espionage - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Bolivia's Morales offers asylum to US leaker Snowden

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.

# espionage - Friday 5 July, 2013

WikiLeaks: Snowden makes 6 new asylum applications

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

# espionage - Friday 28 June, 2013

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

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

# espionage - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Edward Snowden's choice of Ecuador is riddled with problems

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

# espionage - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Former US spy Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong bound for Russia

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

# espionage - Saturday 22 June, 2013

US whistleblower Snowden charged with espionage for leaking secret documents

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

# espionage - Friday 2 November, 2012

Russian spy case details may be made public

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

# espionage - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

From The42 Mole to blame for Netherlands exit - Sneijder Espionage

Mole to blame for Netherlands exit - Sneijder

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

# espionage - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

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

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

# espionage - Monday 9 January, 2012

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

Conviction comes as US-Iranian relations increasingly sour.

# espionage - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Russian woman accused of spying wins case to stay in Britain

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.

# espionage - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

CIA spy rings uncovered in Iran and Lebanon

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.

# espionage - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Colombian intelligence agency dissolved after spying scandals

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

# espionage - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Hikers convicted of espionage in Iran return to US

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

# espionage - Thursday 8 September, 2011

Former NASA scientist admits trying to spy for Israel

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

# espionage - Monday 29 August, 2011

Chinese general's talk about spy cases leaked onto YouTube

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

# espionage - Friday 26 August, 2011

South Koreans accused of spying for Pyongyang

The five men are accused of providing sensitive military and political information to North Korea.

# espionage - Monday 22 August, 2011

US 'deeply disappointed' at Iran's sentencing of hikers

Two men who claim they accidentally wandered across the Iranian border have been sentenced for spying.

# espionage - Sunday 31 July, 2011

Iran closes US hikers espionage case

However, the court won’t deliver its verdict until during the week, dampening hopes for their immediate release.

# espionage - Saturday 30 July, 2011

Iran prepared to release US men jailed for spying: lawyer

A third American arrested for crossing the Iranian border illegally in 2009 was released last year on bail.