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British intelligence tapping fiber-optic cables for massive amounts of data

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More secret National Security Agency documents leaked by Edward Snowden to The Guardian suggest that the U.S. agency's British counterpart intercepts petabytes worth of communication data daily from fiber-optic cables. The operation codenamed "Tempora" by Britain's Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) has been going on for at least 18 months...
British intelligence tapping fiber-optic cables for massive amounts of data

MI5 feared GCHQ went 'too far' over phone and internet monitoring

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Amid leaks from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, senior intelligence source reveals worries were voiced in 2008Senior figures inside British intelligence have been alarmed by GCHQ's secret decision to tap into transatlantic cables in order to engage in the bulk interception of phone calls and internet traffic.According to one source who...
MI5 feared GCHQ went 'too far' over phone and internet monitoring

Your MI6 password, Bond: Insecure

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It seems that British Intelligence's passwords are kept in plain text. Complete with username. All non-encrypted. Ergo, plainly not so secure. [Read more]...
Your MI6 password, Bond: Insecure

Sony Is Your Own Personal "Q" In New "Skyfall" Game

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The new "British Intelligence Officers Exam" tests your secret agent instincts; determines how well you know your way around Sony gadgets....
Sony Is Your Own Personal "Q" In New "Skyfall" Game

Ministers forced to reveal British link to US data spying scandal

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MPs demand to know if UK spies bypassed law on intercepts, as Google denies allowing security agents accessMinisters will respond in parliament on Monday to claims that UK intelligence agencies have gained access to a vast reservoir of private data relating to people living in Britain - including emails and...
Ministers forced to reveal British link to US data spying scandal

Alleged News of the World hacker is a former army intelligence officer

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Philip Campbell Smith's military background revealed after legal challenge by the Guardian against court restrictionA man at the centre of allegations that computers were hacked for the News of the World is a former army intelligence officer, it can now be revealed.Philip Campbell Smith pleaded guilty on Monday at Kingston...
Alleged News of the World hacker is a former army intelligence officer

News of the World hacking suspect pleads guilty to conspiracy

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Private investigator, who allegedly hacked former army spy's computer for newspaper, admits illegally obtaining confidential information in separate caseA man at the centre of allegations that computers were hacked for the News of the World has been convicted of conspiring to illegally access private information for profit.Until Monday legal restrictions...
News of the World hacking suspect pleads guilty to conspiracy
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