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#GCHQ

# gchq - Last year 2021

UK's cybersecurity chief praises Irish government for not paying HSE hack ransom
# GCHQ
# GCHQ

UK's cybersecurity chief praises Irish government for not paying HSE hack ransom

Jun 25th 2021, 6:45 AM 27,096 Views 19 Comments

Lindy Cameron says that income streams for criminals must be stopped.

# gchq - All time

'Utterly ridiculous': British spy agency denies claims it was used to spy on Trump
# GCHQ
# GCHQ

'Utterly ridiculous': British spy agency denies claims it was used to spy on Trump

Mar 17th 2017, 8:30 AM 8,370 Views 32 Comments

The story was one of several offered by Spicer as evidence to support the president’s explosive claims that Obama had moved to “tap my phones.”

British spy agency might be able to tell when you say 'craic' or 'Dublin' on the phone
# Hold Your Whisht
# Hold Your Whisht

British spy agency might be able to tell when you say 'craic' or 'Dublin' on the phone

May 5th 2015, 5:40 PM 23,623 Views 47 Comments

And “Belfast”, and “Seán” and “pub.”

NSA sharing data with British spies was illegal... but it's not going to stop
# Spooks
# Spooks

NSA sharing data with British spies was illegal... but it's not going to stop

Feb 6th 2015, 10:46 PM 7,116 Views 18 Comments

Here’s why.

Man who prank called Cameron was 'off his face on booze and cocaine'
# Drunk Dialling
# Drunk Dialling

Man who prank called Cameron was 'off his face on booze and cocaine'

Jan 26th 2015, 3:58 PM 11,853 Views 15 Comments

The man pretended to be the head of spy agency GCHQ.

Government silent as Snowden docs reveal access to Ireland's internet cables
# GCHQ
# GCHQ

Government silent as Snowden docs reveal access to Ireland's internet cables

Nov 29th 2014, 8:49 PM 61,947 Views 116 Comments

It has been revealed that UK authorities have access to one Irish submarine internet cable.

Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users' webcam images
# Spying
# Spying

Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users' webcam images

Feb 27th 2014, 5:19 PM 12,393 Views 39 Comments

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.

Head of Britain's 'eavesdropping agency' to step down
# GCHQ
# GCHQ

Head of Britain's 'eavesdropping agency' to step down

Jan 28th 2014, 10:30 PM 4,484 Views 5 Comments

Iain Lobban is to leave GCHQ later this year after nearly six years as its director.

More Snowden revelations: NSA collected almost 200 million texts a day
# SNOWDEN
# SNOWDEN

More Snowden revelations: NSA collected almost 200 million texts a day

Jan 16th 2014, 10:19 PM 6,677 Views 28 Comments

The secret operation, codenamed ‘Dishfire’, used the messages to extract data on the location, contact networks and credit card details of mobile users.

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

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

Nov 27th 2013, 7:30 PM 63 Views 27 Comments

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

"Our adversaries are rubbing their hands with glee. Al-Qaeda is lapping it up." - MI6
# Spying
# Spying

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

Nov 7th 2013, 7:13 PM 10,120 Views 45 Comments

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

Column: For some people, digital surveillance can mark the difference between life and death
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: For some people, digital surveillance can mark the difference between life and death

Sep 19th 2013, 7:30 PM 24 Views 6 Comments

For most, debates about the snooping NSA and GCHQ are little more than great material for a chat down the pub – but for human rights defenders around the world, digital security is synonymous with personal security, writes Mary Lawlor.

Guardian editor: The British government forced us to destroy hard drives
# NSA Leaks
# NSA Leaks

Guardian editor: The British government forced us to destroy hard drives

Aug 20th 2013, 11:27 AM 8,269 Views 51 Comments

The Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger has said that senior government officials pressured his paper to destroy files related to its recent stories about the National Security Agency in the US.

UK 'tapped phones and emails' of other countries at G20 summits
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

UK 'tapped phones and emails' of other countries at G20 summits

Jun 17th 2013, 8:01 AM 4,823 Views 29 Comments

The Guardian says diplomats at a finance ministers’ summit in 2009 were tapped – on the day that a British-hosted G8 begins.

British minister says report of UK access to US data is 'baseless'
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

British minister says report of UK access to US data is 'baseless'

Jun 10th 2013, 4:59 PM 3,306 Views 12 Comments

William Hague says any proposals by British intelligence agencies to intercept data needs the approval of ministers.

UK has had access to US's secret data for three years - report
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

UK has had access to US's secret data for three years - report

Jun 7th 2013, 5:26 PM 7,433 Views 66 Comments

The Guardian says Britain’s GCHQ surveillance agency has been able to access data harvested by the US’s ‘PRISM’ system.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Apr 1st 2012, 8:12 PM 8,749 Views 0 Comments

Our nightly round-up of the day’s main news, and the bits-and-pieces you might have missed…

Plans for UK web monitoring could affect Irish users
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

Plans for UK web monitoring could affect Irish users

Apr 1st 2012, 7:20 PM 9,782 Views 60 Comments

It’s reported that the UK government is seeking the power to monitor calls, texts, emails and web visits under new legislation.

Crack an online puzzle, win a job in the British intelligence service
# Recruitment
From The Daily Edge
# Recruitment

Crack an online puzzle, win a job in the British intelligence service

Dec 2nd 2011, 11:44 AM 1,953 Views 2 Comments

The British intelligence agency GCHQ launches its most unusual recruitment drive yet. It simply asks: can you crack it?

MI5 called in to decrypt rioters' BlackBerry Messenger data
# Riots
# Riots

MI5 called in to decrypt rioters' BlackBerry Messenger data

Aug 15th 2011, 9:12 PM 668 Views 13 Comments

The Guardian says the UK’s electronic interception centre has also been asked to try and find those responsible for starting riots.